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Setting Standards – Dental Care for Children

Dental care is extremely important for children. Not pushing oral hygiene at an early age is going to lead to a range of problems in the future. You will always find that those children that had good oral hygiene from an early age will not have problems with their teeth and gums later on in life. As a new parent, you might feel fairly helpless, but there are actually a lot of things that you can... [Continue Reading]

How to Treat Sore and Bleeding Gums

If you’re in the middle of your nightly flossing or toothbrushing and you notice a bit of pink in the sink when you spit, you’ve got a bit of a problem. It means your gums are bleeding, and they’re probably sore to the touch as well. Those are two of the major warning signs of gingivitis, a gum disease that inflames the tissue around the base of your teeth. It’s nothing to... [Continue Reading]

5 Tips for Preventing and Treating Sensitive Teeth

You read labels and shop at farmers’ markets to eat right, exercise and hit the weights to keep your body in great shape, but how much time, thought and energy do you commit to maintaining oral health? You can always lose weight, but you only get one set of teeth. If you mistreat them you’re in for years of pain, complicated surgical procedures and stiff bills. Some oral issues are... [Continue Reading]

Different Types of Sedation at the Dentist’s Office

Very few people actually look forward to the dentist, and it’s pretty clear why this is the case. Even if you take good care of your teeth it’s an uncomfortable and nerve-wracking experience. You’re laid back in a chair staring up into a bright light, while a relative stranger pries your mouth open and pokes around. There are terrifying machines, the grating sound of the drill... [Continue Reading]

Dental Self Care: The Benefits and Challenges

A good first impression can make all the difference, especially when it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums. Not only will proper dental self care give you a beautiful smile and fresh breath to make you attractive to others, but it will also lead to a healthier life. Provide Preventative Dental Care for Children Unfortunately, many people in today’s struggling economy are finding... [Continue Reading]

Top 5 Tips to Help Kids Overcome Their Fear of the Dentist

Not many people in the world today actually enjoy going to the dentist, and children often dread their dental appointments most of all. However, check-ups and occasional dental work are always going to be necessary. The best way to deal with your kids’ fear of the dentist is to start alleviating it at an early age. Help them grow up with healthy teeth by following these tips to help kids get... [Continue Reading]

How to Know If Your Child Needs Braces

According to the American Association of Orthodontists over 5 million children a year need braces. When your child gets to that age when their baby teeth are falling out and their adult teeth are coming in, you might notice a few signs, like an under or over bite, crooked incisors or other problems that naturally occur when our permanent teeth grow in. There are some lucky kids that don’t... [Continue Reading]

What you should know about dental insurance

Dental insurance is designed to meet part of the cost for dental care. This type of heath insurance comes in various packages such as family, group or individual insurance plans. Just like life insurance dental plans should offer peace of mind to patients since the cost of dentistry often makes people anxious thus keeping them away from dentists for years at a time. Since dental care is... [Continue Reading]

Choosing a career in dentistry

As more techniques and treatments become available and the awareness and demand around dentistry increases, the range of jobs and the demand for those jobs are rapidly increasing. The opportunities within dental recruitment are diverse and plentiful. Dentistry offers many different career options suitable for a variety of educational and professional levels. Dentist The most obvious role is the... [Continue Reading]

5 Important Questions to Ask Your Dentist about Dental Implants

Dental implants are the preferred tooth replacement method for most patients because they not only look good, but also attach to and stimulate the jawbone, which helps keep the bone from deteriorating. If you are missing any teeth, dental implants are usually a better option than bridges or dentures. Here are some questions to ask about dental implants next time you visit your dentist. Am I a... [Continue Reading]