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]
If you’ve ever talked to someone who has had braces before, one thing that they will probably tell you is that while the end results makes the cost of the braces well worth it, if there’s one thing that is definitely no fun, it’s going through the process of first getting your braces put on your teeth and then having them tightened every few months. The reason why is because... [Continue Reading]
Stains on your teeth can be unattractive and they can decrease your self confidence. There are a number of things that cause stains on your teeth – including tobacco related products, tea, coffee and any other food that has a reputation of leaving stains. So, what do you do? Many people don’t want to give up their precious delights, like a hot cup of tea or coffee in the morning.... [Continue Reading]
Although food is something that all of us need on a daily basis in order to survive, the reality is that there are many people who struggle when it comes to seeing food in a healthy way. As a matter of fact, according to the National Eating Disorder Association, there are approximately 10 million people within the United States who are currently battling with some form of an eating disorder.... [Continue Reading]
To help children start the school year off on the right track, the Durham County Department of Public Health, with the assistance from dental professionals in the community, will host its annual Back to School Smiles Day on Aug. 22 from 8:30 a.m. until ...
(Jul 29, 2014, Durham Herald Sun)
FARMINGTON HILLS (WWJ) – There's a way for people who can't afford dental care to get some important services for free this weekend. It's one of the first services people sacrifice when money's tight, but more and more research says, dental health is ...
(Jul 29, 2014, CBS Local)
Brush your teeth at least twice a day to assure dental health, it really helps with dental decay. Brush your teeth and gums twice a day for at least 2 to 3 minutes. Put your timer on! And, don't forget to floss twice a day to remove food particles and ...
(Jul 29, 2014, WISH-TV)
Dr. Rashmi Patel of Enfield Family Dental Discusses Importance of Preventative ...
(Jul 29, 2014, PR Newswire (press release))
Of the 868 respondents, 359 (41%) said their annual dental care costs vary depending on their horses' needs and their veterinarians' recommendations. Another 323 individuals (37%) said each of their horses' annual dental care costs up to $249, while ...
(Jul 29, 2014, TheHorse.com)
The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry (UM SOD) and Medicine (UM SOM) jointly announced today that they have received a five-year $10.7 million grant award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National ...
(Jul 29, 2014, Phys.Org)
Dr. Peter Jacobson, a dental pharmacologist said, “Any product that can improve the effectiveness of tooth brushing at a level demonstrated by Livionex is not only a breakthrough, but can be categorized as a disruptive innovation with major public ...
(Jul 29, 2014, Dentistry IQ)
Fried, a professor in the School of Dentistry's Division of Biomaterials and Bioengineering in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, is a leading expert in a relatively new field of light-based dentistry, called biophotonics. It ...
(Jul 29, 2014, ScienceBlog.com (blog))
Oxnard dentists, Dr. Saj Jivraj and Dr. Mamaly Reshad of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Woodland Hills, Calif., regularly give patients dental implants to replace teeth that have fallen out or been removed due to dental disease. However ...
(Jul 29, 2014, Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release))
Early childhood dental care can be one of the first things to go when parents are pinched for dollars, said Dr. Robert Stella, and that's why an event like Dentistry From the Heart can be so important. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. next Thursday, July 31 ...
(Jul 29, 2014, Gazette Newspapers)
RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Getting a root canal is never fun or enjoyable, but for one Reno woman, the experience was especially painful and frustrating. She turned to News 4's On Your Side team after feeling the system, including the Nevada ...
(Jul 28, 2014, KRNV My News 4)
Fourth-generation dentists Kelly and Allen Smudde threw a patient appreciation party Monday at Santa Clarita Lanes. The occasion? Their practice, Smudde Cosmetic Dentistry, had reached the $1 million mark in donations collected for various Santa ...
(Jul 28, 2014, Santa Clarita Valley Signal)