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]
MATTOON -- Join the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation and Lake Land College on Sept. 13 for a day of free dental care for children ages 5 and younger. Preventive and diagnostic services such as exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments and X-rays will be ...
(Sep 1, 2014, Journal Gazette and Times-Courier)
Major factors contributing to dental equipment market growth around the world include the rising aging population, demand for cosmetic dentistry, and dental tourism. Furthermore, new devices are being launched in the market owing to the continuous ...
(Sep 1, 2014, MarketWatch)
Do you feel anxious and uncomfortable at the thought of visiting the dentist? Does the mere mention of a dental checkup send a shiver down your spine? At the Smile Work Dental Centre in Stouffville, we can help you overcome your nervousness thanks to ...
(Sep 1, 2014, YorkRegion.com)
/Looking for a Pediatric Dentistry? Dr. Andrew J. Susuki, DMD, Family ...
(Sep 1, 2014, STLtoday.com)
Risas Dental hosts the event every year and they say they usually see anywhere from 75 to 200 patients at each office on this one day alone. Each patient can receive up to $300 of free dental care. The event will also have food, drinks, music and ...
(Sep 1, 2014, FOX 10 News Phoenix)
/Dr. Andrew J. Susuki Dentistry providing state-of the- Art Dental Treatments ...
(Sep 1, 2014, STLtoday.com)
Pictured is the staff of Novoa Dental Associates in the new dental clinic on Sunset Drive. They are (front row) Mirsia Perez, Maria Osorio, Yorling Hurtado, Yelennis Pares, Marisol Tovio, Lourdes Soler, Ana Aragon, Mariela Tomas; and (back row) Dr ...
(Sep 1, 2014, Miami's Community Newspapers)
Today marks the first day of school for Salem-Keizer School District students, and for many of them, it's also when high-needs children can access much-needed dental care. Dental health may not immediately strike you as something that directly relates ...
(Sep 1, 2014, Statesman Journal)
Middletown resident Janet Greene likes to play a bit of a waiting game when it comes to dental care. She narrowly avoided a $300 root canal a couple of weeks ago, but this time around, her cavities finally caught up with her. Last Wednesday, Greene, 50 ...
(Sep 1, 2014, The News Journal)
The faculty of dentistry at the University of Hong Kong has set up a taskforce to investigate an incident in which dental chairs whose attached water hoses became contaminated with bacteria were still used for patients. The South China Morning Post ...
(Aug 31, 2014, South China Morning Post (subscription))
This event is open to all people over the age of 18 that cannot afford their own dental care. Attendees will be able to receive a complimentary filling, extraction, or cleaning. It is Dr. McDonald's goal to not only give back to the community, but to ...
(Aug 31, 2014, The Morning Sun)
GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- Many families struggle with high health care costs, but Aspen Dental's Healthy Mouth Movement is working to alleviate some of that by offering dental care free of charge. Last year 100 million Americans didn't visit a dentist ...
(Aug 31, 2014, WZZM)