When you’re pregnant and responsible for the little life that is growing within, it’s essential that you do all that you can to remain in top physical condition. This would include doing your best to maintain great oral health.
Although for the most part, good dental practices for pregnant women are the same as what all individuals should do, there are a couple of extra things... [Continue Reading]
When a cavity has gone so deeply into a tooth that you feel constant pain and your dentist does an X-ray and determines that there is an infection past your gum line, there’s a pretty good chance that they are going to recommend that you get a root canal. The reason why is because oftentimes the nerves surrounding a particular tooth have become damaged – so damaged that they must... [Continue Reading]
In order to have a clear understanding of what it takes to maintain a healthy dental program, it can help to know a few things about teeth in general, such as when we can expect our first few teeth to fall out, what it means to have wisdom teeth removed or perhaps the types of teeth we have in general. One obvious fact is that teeth are an incredibly important part of the digestive process,... [Continue Reading]
Almost everyone is familiar with the awkward and uncomfortable goop-filled plastic tray that is inserted into the mouth and used for taking impressions of the teeth and gums.
Thankfully, now there is an alternative, called the iTero digital impression system.
What is iTero?
The iTero system takes 3-D digital impressions of patients' teeth and gums quickly and comfortably, with 99.5%... [Continue Reading]
You open the front door and take the first step inside. Almost instantly you can hear the whirl of a drill in the far off distance, and what might possibly be the sound of quiet desperation and struggle on the receiving end of that gruesome apparatus. You can start smelling the sweat dripping from your brow, and look for the nearest seat to bury yourself in so you can take a moment to catch... [Continue Reading]
Cavity prevention is vital. Cavities, or dental caries, are not only painful, but they can also cause bad breath and other issues with your health. Dentists and medical health professionals say that caring for your teeth is critical for your overall wellbeing. Next to brushing and flossing, it is important to take daily measures to make sure your oral and dental health is in excellent shape.... [Continue Reading]
Sick of hiding your pearly whites from the camera or smiling through closed lips when in public? While your smile is one of the first features people notice, few are actually happy with how theirs looks.
If you want to get the perfect smile then these three tips should give a whole new definition to “grin and bear it”!
A clean smile is a beautiful smile, so make sure your teeth... [Continue Reading]
In the New Year, many people choose to make lifestyle changes and stick to resolutions in order to improve themselves and their lifestyles for the better. One of the most important changes you can make in 2014, is to be more mindful about your oral health and hygiene. Here are 5 bad oral health habits to break in 2014 for a healthier, happier you!
Stop crunching! You finish sipping on a... [Continue Reading]
Tooth enamel is one of the most important tissues in your entire body. Even though it is the hardest – it has to protect your teeth – it can still become damaged or it can erode. Tooth enamel is important because it protects the nerve of your teeth from becoming damaged – keeping the nerve healthy is important because the nerve is essentially the life force of the tooth. When... [Continue Reading]
I provide general family dentistry for all spans of age as young as 1 year old to 100. The economy will not affect the practice if I can provide a consistent standard of care. I was awarded best outgoing student for customer service to my patients at ...
(Dec 21, 2014, Frederick News Post (subscription))
New dentistry office opens in Martinsburg. December 21, 2014. By Chelsea DeMello - Journal Staff Writer ([email protected]) , Journal News. Save |. MARTINSBURG - Meals Family Dentistry held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon to ...
(Dec 20, 2014, Martinsburg Journal)
Recent news articles and commentaries in The Daily Reflector illustrate wonderful work being done to provide more dental care locally and across the state. Also mentioned in the commentaries is the shameful loss of dental screening services for ...
(Dec 20, 2014, Greenville Daily Reflector)
The auditor found that the state agency has failed to adequately monitor Medi-Cal's dental services, and as a result may be unaware of its shortcomings. The report also found the agency does not collect specific data needed to meet state and federal ...
(Dec 20, 2014, Santa Rosa Press Democrat)
Most of us know that brushing and flossing daily is important. This prudent advice is embedded into our psyche by our mothers, our dentists and even toothpaste advertisers. But good dental health isn't just about keeping your teeth sparkling. Oral ...
(Dec 20, 2014, Twin Falls Times-News)
Dental problems also directly affect success for children, with more than 51 million school hours lost each year to dental-related illness. Teachers have judged both classroom performance and classroom behavior to be significantly poorer among children ...
(Dec 20, 2014, Royse City Herald Banner)
Patrick and Truong attended dental school at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, coincidentally. In Atlanta, Truong dedicated her time to several charitable causes including the Special Olympics' Special Smiles event and Colgate's Bright Smiles, ...
(Dec 20, 2014, Times-Enterprise)
Muskegon Oakridge schools' $1 million grant to fund medical and dental clinic ...
(Dec 20, 2014, MLive.com)
A recent audit of California's Medi-Cal dental program confirms that the state is failing to provide access to oral health care for millions of children. The state auditor's report reveals critical issues with Denti-Cal's low utilization, abysmal ...
(Dec 20, 2014, Sacramento Bee)
... they can continue to have a retainer made and we're able to do this at half price because we don't have to do the first half of the work," Dr. McLendon said. It's not just for retainers. Dentists are also using 3D printers to create crowns and ...
(Dec 20, 2014, KING5.com)
In addition to general dentistry, among the services offered at Norge Dental Studio are orthodontics, oral surgery, periodontic care and dental implants. Johnston recalls his early days at a smaller office down the road, where he opened a practice ...
(Dec 19, 2014, Virginia Gazette)
Wallingford, CT Dentist, Dr. Randy J. Greenberg Offers Limited Time Special ...
(Dec 19, 2014, Digital Journal)