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]
Free Dentistry Day is meant to serve those without dental insurance, but the Wisconsin Dental Association's member relations coordinator, Betsy Krekling, said it can also benefit people who have coverage but cannot find an office that will accept their ...
(Jul 21, 2014, Wausau Daily Herald)
Students from the Shasta College dental hygiene program are raising money to take a mission trip to Guatemala. The students will bring a mobile clinic to the developing country and provide cleanings and educational programs. They need to raise more ...
(Jul 21, 2014, KRCRTV.COM)
To help dentists improve their offices and the services offered, Dr Mayoor Patel has launched consulting services. He is available to assist dentists in entering dental sleep medicine and in offering TMD-related services. “I understand that sometimes ...
(Jul 21, 2014, Sleep Review)
The Dental Board of California, one of 20 healing arts boards within the California Department of Consumer Affairs, regulates dentists. The Dental Board polices practitioners, issues licenses and, in instances of alleged malpractice, investigates and ...
(Jul 21, 2014, Bakersfield Californian)
Students will also undertake a final project which will enable them to research an area within equine dentistry. The degree is offered over four years as a part-time course, allowing students to have two full years in industry working alongside a ...
(Jul 21, 2014, Horsetalk)
OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 25: A patient receives free dental care during the Bridges to Health medical and dental clinic at the O.co Coliseum on April 25, 2014 in Oakland, California. Hundreds of people lined up for the third of four free medical and dental ...
(Jul 21, 2014, KARE)
Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist offers their services in cosmetic dentistry to the residents of Beverly Hills and all over Los Angeles. They offer services in restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontics treatments along with bad breath treatment and many ...
(Jul 21, 2014, DigitalJournal.com)
ACA's 'Spillover' Effect: Dental Coverage Rate Increasing for Young Adults ...
(Jul 21, 2014, Insurance News Net)
Cynthia Aita-Holmes -- a maxillofacial prosthodontist who earned her master's degree from the Postgraduate Dental College at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. -- creates synthetic body parts from molds cast into ...
(Jul 21, 2014, Department of Defense)
SYRACUSE, N.Y. , July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Aspen Dental office is opening in Sevierville, TN on Thursday, July 24 . Located at 1419 Parkway, the conveniently located practice will provide dental services that range from dentures and ...
(Jul 21, 2014, Insurance News Net)
Endodontics is the branch of dentistry focused on the health of the nerves of the teeth. If a tooth is infected in the nerve or dental pulp, it can lead to severe tooth pain, sensitivity, and swelling. Root canal therapy can effectively restore the ...
(Jul 21, 2014, Northwest Herald)
Heartland Dental has studied the practice patterns of thousands of affiliated and nonaffiliated dentists for 15 years. When the data is shared with dentists, they can determine how their individual and practice results compare with thousands of other ...
(Jul 21, 2014, Dentistry IQ)