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]
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]
Fifteen students from Woodbridge High School have been accepted into the “Decision for Dentistry” Program at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. St. Matthew School, a pre-K3 to eighth-grade Catholic school in Edison, is celebrating 60 years of education ...
(Oct 23, 2014, MyCentralJersey.com)
Henry Schein And Quintessence host first international symposium on digital ...
(Oct 23, 2014, Dentistry IQ)
Cigna Study: More than One-Fourth of US Consumers with Dental Insurance ...
(Oct 23, 2014, Business Wire (press release))
"Our goal is to create a comfortable and compassionate dental experience for the residents of our local community ... to go beyond the typical stereotype of the dental office and visit to something more personal, informing, and inviting," Marin said ...
(Oct 23, 2014, NJ.com)
But when some students arrived at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, they had to readjust. There were no LGBTQ groups at all. At dental schools nationwide such groups are a rarity. “It was different than what we had at college, where it was a very ...
(Oct 22, 2014, News from Rutgers)
Byers, who directs the dental hygiene program at Lanier Technical College, beams when he talks about the program and its students, and he's excited for the students to use the new, state-of-the-art equipment that's just been installed at the school's ...
(Oct 22, 2014, Gainesville Times)
The annual tailgate party to benefit the nonprofit VINA Community Dental Center for low-income and uninsured Livingston County residents will run from 5:30-8:30 p.m. today at the Johnson Center at Cleary University, east of Howell at 3750 Cleary Drive ...
(Oct 22, 2014, Livingston Daily)
Panel of dental commission seeks to ban Enfield dentist from sed - WFSB 3 ...
(Oct 22, 2014, WFSB)
LAS CRUCES >> A free children's dental clinic will be from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Doña Ana Community College central campus, 3400 S. Espina St., in Room 80. The clinic will provide free dental services to children ...
(Oct 22, 2014, Las Cruces Sun-News)
Patterson Dental Supply, Inc. – the largest of the three core businesses of Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO - Analyst Report) – has entered into a strategic partnership with QSIDental. QSIDental is the dental division of healthcare information systems ...
(Oct 22, 2014, Zacks.com)
For the past two summers, students from Temple's Kornberg School of Dentistry, led by Bari Levine, a student in the Doctorate of Dental Medicine-Master of Public Health (DMD-MPH) dual-degree program, have traveled to La Ventanilla, Peru, to provide ...
(Oct 22, 2014, Temple University News)
The seminar is a great way for folks to come and learn much more about dental implants. They will get to talk to patients one-on-one and of course they will get to talk to all of our doctors right there tonight. I really want to encourage your viewers ...
(Oct 22, 2014, WISH-TV)