Role of Emergency Dentists
Role of Emergency Dentists
Have you been in an accident where you knocked out two of your teeth? Or had an awful toothache that kept you from sleeping all night?
Brighten Your Smile by Visiting a Great Dentist
Brighten Your Smile by Visiting a Great Dentist
The hardest surface in the human body is, perhaps not surprisingly, tooth enamel.
A Brief Guide to Help You Find the Right Dentist
A Brief Guide to Help You Find the Right Dentist
About a century ago, missing a tooth was not that uncommon. In fact, about half of all adults were toothless! However, improvements in dentistry,
High Quality Dental Care Is Essential
High Quality Dental Care Is Essential
Did you know that teeth are unique, just like fingerprints? Even identical twins do not have identical sets of teeth.

Improve Your Oral Hygiene!

Do you ever wonder what you could be doing better to promote your oral hygiene? Sure, you have 1-2 dental visits per year, but what could you be doing in the mean time to take care of your teeth? Here are just a few key facts to keep in mind when it comes to oral health: 1. Gum Disease is Prevalent – Did you know that 75% of the U.S. population suffers from gum disease? The early stage of gum

Your Shiny Teeth and You – What To Know if You’re Considering Teeth Whitening

Despite the abundance of commercials we’re bombarded with, most people probably don’t think about how good their teeth look. That is, until you see a picture, or are getting ready for a big event. Then the yellow-ish tint seems to cast a grimy veil over everything else. It’s a natural occurrence. Unless you brush constantly, your teeth won’t be perfectly white (and even then, yellowing is just a natural part of aging). Nonetheless, a good one third of patients are

Have You Heard of the Dental Trend Exploding in Popularity?

Everyone knows that the eyes are the window to the soul. If that’s true, then what exactly is your smile? In the literal sense, your smile is the window to your mouth, but in a more metaphorical sense, it’s a window into your personality. Unfortunately, over the years your teeth and smile can begin to show their age, making you feel self conscious and possibly even impacting your social and professional life. That’s because 75% of people believe that an

Have You Been Flossing? Things You Should Really be Thinking About Before Heading to the Dentist

Everyone knows the classic trip to the dentist questions: “Have you been flossing?” and “Do you brush twice a day?” Of course you answer yes to both, but are you really giving thought to other dental issues that need attention? Nearly 178 million people in the U.S. alone are missing at least one tooth. Whether this was caused by injury or another dental issue, implants can be the solution! Recent surveys have shown that as many as 3 million adults

Dentists Provide Dental Care and Cosmetic Options

You remember exactly when it happened. You were out to eat with a new set of parents. Parents whose daughters had also just moved into college the first time. You were trying out Louisiana Po’Boy Firecracker Special when you felt as if you bit into something hard. It just didn’t feel right and sure enough now you have a very sharp tooth in the back of your mouth. Luckily, it did not really hurt or feel too sensitive, but you

Help!!! I Haven’t Been to the Dentist in Years!!!

Many people, for one reason or another, put off going to the dentist as much as possible. The dentist office can be a source of anxiety for a lot of people, and understandably so. You are not alone if it has been a significant time since your last check-up. However, the dentist’s office doesn’t have to be a scary place at all! Many developments and procedures are easier and more affordable than ever. Here are some reasons to put that

A Guide to the 5 Types of Dentures

The dental implant/ denture industry is booming in Canada, partly because of the fact that there are at least 12 million Canadians with at least one untreated dental need. As of 2012, the dental implant industry was worth an estimated $80 million. There are 4 colleges of Denturism in Canada, with about 2,000 Denturists (people who measure and fit dentures) qualified today. If you think you might need to get dentures, you should know your options. Here’s a quick guide

10 Things You Should Know About Dentures

Dentures are a huge consideration for many Canadians. An approximate 12 million Canadians today have at least one dental need that is untreated, and 70% of citizens will develop gum disease at some point. Denturists in one of the 4 colleges in Canada that train in denturism are required to undergo 3 years of training to be qualified to fit dentures, but there are some things to keep in mind when considering whether to get dentures or not: Cost- affordable

More Than 11,000 Australian Dental Patients At Risk for HIV

In Sydney, Australia, more than 11,000 dental patients are currently at risk of contracting HIV and hepatitis after dental hygienists throughout the city unknowingly used improperly-cleaned equipment. According to a July 1 Yahoo News article, 12 dentists from four surgeries have been accused of improper cleaning and equipment sterilization practices. Late last year, patient complaints prompted an investigation into Gentle Dentist, a local network of dental clinics, which discovered the poor cleaning protocol. So far, the investigation has resulted in