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]
Delta Dental is giving $10,000 to The Apple Project for construction of the new, free dental clinic on Timuquana Road set to open in March 2015. Calvin Whitaker, an Account Executive at Delta Dental, says his company is the largest insurance company in ...
(Jan 31, 2015, First Coast News)
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Jan. 30, 2015)– Think of it like the modern day tooth fairy. The Toothbank stores your teeth to save your dental stem cells. It's new technology now available in Indiana. Toothbank is the only tooth banking laboratory in the Midwest ...
(Jan 30, 2015, Fox 59)
The South Plains District Dental Society will host its annual Children's Dental Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Science Spectrum. During the annual health awareness fair, families will receive oral health information. There will also ...
(Jan 30, 2015, LubbockOnline.com)
The Fantastic Teeth Fan Club strives to prevent suffering from toothaches, reduce missed school days because of dental problems and cut costs for dental treatment. According to Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General, tooth decay is the ...
(Jan 30, 2015, The Killeen Daily Herald)
Before I came to see you, I hadn't been to see the dentist in six years! I was so afraid due to previous negative experiences, but it has all been turned around thanks to you all. I have recommended you to everyone I know and raved of the excellent ...
(Jan 30, 2015, Webster Kirkwood Times)
IRON MOUNTAIN - The John Fornetti Center for Dental Implants & Aesthetics in Iron Mountain will present Dentistry From The Heart on Saturday, Feb. 28. Dentistry From The Heart is a nationwide non-profit organization that provides free dental care to ...
(Jan 30, 2015, Iron Mountain Daily News)
Dr. Ed Roth works on a patient Tuesday at his dental practice, 745 S. Pleasant Ave., Dallastown. Every February, York County Dental Society dentists host Doctors With a Heart, a program that provides free dental care for uninsured patients. (Bil Bowden ...
(Jan 30, 2015, York Dispatch)
K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center introduces Meridian Dentistry for Children, a specialized, full-service, dental practice for infants, children and adolescents in a child-friendly, caring environment. Meridian ...
(Jan 30, 2015, News-Medical.net)
February is National Children's Dental Health Month — a prime opportunity to offer parents tips on caring for their children's smiles. On Saturday, Feb. 7, Kaiser Permanente Northwest is partnering with the American Dental Association to offer free ...
(Jan 30, 2015, Hillsboro Tribune)
Just yesterday, we treated a 23-year-old patient who had already lost seven teeth to decay, is well on his way to losing several more, and cannot find a dental home that will accept his insurance. This is not an anomaly; we see these cases every day in ...
(Jan 30, 2015, Rutland Herald)
Just yesterday we treated a 23-year-old patient who had already lost seven teeth to decay, is well on his way to losing several more, and cannot find a dental home that will accept his insurance. This is not an anomaly; we see these cases every day in ...
(Jan 30, 2015, Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
Dr. Jamie Sahouria and her dental team are giving kids who do not have access to regular dental health a reason to smile a bit wider next weekend. Sahouria is one of the many local dentists offering her office's services toward the Community Action ...
(Jan 30, 2015, Community Voice)