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]
ESSENCE Network: Celebrity Dentist Catrise Austin Tells How A Great Smile is ...
(Nov 23, 2014, Essence.com)
Research has found that people with diabetes who received routine dental care had lower medical costs and about 40 percent fewer hospitalizations than those who didn't have the care, saving them money and avoiding further complications. The National ...
(Nov 23, 2014, Yakima Herald-Republic)
Weber State University's radiology and dental hygiene programs are teaming up to create 3-D dental images and models. Robert Walker, department chair of radiologic sciences, was awarded the Dr. Ezekiel R. and Edna Wattis Dumke Inaugural University ...
(Nov 22, 2014, The WSU Sign Post)
For several years, the Kellogg Foundation, through Health Action New Mexico, has been pushing to allow dental therapists to provide care in New Mexico. A dental therapist, or its equivalent, would perform “simple” irreversible dental-surgical ...
(Nov 22, 2014, Santa Fe New Mexican.com)
MOUNT PLEASANT — Racine Dental Group, the area's largest dental practice, is now fully moved into its new, $10.5 million home at 1101 S. Airline Road. The new, 57,000-square-foot building, designed by Milwaukee-based Plunkett Raysich Architects, was ...
(Nov 22, 2014, Journal Times)
Griffin graduated MUSC with a degree in dentistry. Griffin is currently a dentist in Florence and the owner and operator of Advanced Dental Center. Griffin has been involved with the FMU Alumni Association and is the chairman of “Dentistry from the ...
(Nov 22, 2014, The Patriot News)
If your wallet is keeping you from taking good care of your pearly whites, a weekend dental clinic could be for you. Local dentists and students and faculty from East Carolina University's School of Dental Medicine are offering a free adult dental ...
(Nov 22, 2014, WITN)
Students who graduate from TMIKY's programs are nationally certified, allowing them to serve as medical or dental assistants in any state. The National Healthcareer Association, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies and the Better Business ...
(Nov 22, 2014, Bowling Green Daily News)
Utah Works: Benefits of laser dentistry. By Associated Press. 11/21/2014 03:27 PM. In this Utah Works segment, Dr. Joe Maio with Apex Dental talks about laser dentistry. This type of procedure is precise and an effective way to perform many dental ...
(Nov 21, 2014, Good4Utah)
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation announced Friday it was giving $50,000 to the health center for its dental program to provide oral health care to the underinsured and uninsured mothers and kids of Calhoun County. Foundation Executive ...
(Nov 21, 2014, Battle Creek Enquirer)
Dr. Norman Highstein, a retired dentist and former partner in McDonogh Dental Associates who was also an accomplished horticulturist, died of renal cancer Nov. 2 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. "Norman was loved by everybody. Just this ...
(Nov 21, 2014, Baltimore Sun)
This is the eighth year the company has offering free fillings, cleanings, and extractions for adults and children. There were no qualifications: simply first come, first serve. There was a limited number of space, and all 250 spots filled up almost ...
(Nov 21, 2014, WTOC)