• What Are Veneers?
    Veneers are an excellent alternative to crowns in many situations.

     

  • What Color Is Your Smile?
    Food and drink, illness, injury, heredity or environmental factors can discolor teeth.

     

  • The Fountain of Dental Youth
    The reason cosmetic dentistry is experiencing a boom is that baby boomers want to preserve their youthful appearance.

     

  • The Fountain of Dental Youth
    The reason cosmetic dentistry is experiencing a boom is that baby boomers want to preserve their youthful appearance.

     

  • What Is Halitosis?
    More than 80 million people suffer from chronic halitosis, or bad breath.

     

 

  • Why is Oral Health Important for Men?
    Why is Oral Health Important for Men?   Men are less likely than women to take care of their physical health and, according to surveys and studies, their oral health is equally ignored. Good oral health recently has been linked with longevity. Yet, one of the most common factors associated with infrequent dental checkups is just being male. Men are less likely than women to seek preventive ...

     

  • Men: Looking for a Better Job? Start by Visiting the Dentist
    Men: Looking for a Better Job? Start by Visiting the Dentist   An online poll of 289 general dentists and consumers confirms the traditional stereotype that men are less likely to visit the dentist than their female counterparts, according to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing dental education.   Why? Nearly 45 percent...

     

  • Headaches and Jaw Pain? Check Your Posture!
    If you experience frequent headaches and pain in your lower jaw, check your posture and consult your dentist about temporomandibular disorder (TMD), recommends the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), an organization of general dentists dedicated to continuing dental education.   Poor posture places the spine in a position that causes stress to the jaw joint. When people slouch or hunch over...

     

  • Check Menstrual Calendar for Tooth Extraction
    Dry socket, the most common postoperative complication from tooth extractions, delays the normal healing process and results when the newly formed blood clot in the extraction site does not form correctly or is prematurely lost. This blood clot lays the foundation for new tissue and bone to develop over a two-month healing process.   Updated: October 2008    

     

  • The History of Dental Advances
    The History of Dental Advances   Many of the most common dental tools were used as early as the Stone Age. Thankfully, technology and continuing education have made going to the dentist a much more pleasant – and painless – experience. Here is a look at the history of dentistry's most common tools, and how they came to be vital components of our oral health care needs.   Where did t...

     

 

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