Posts Tagged ‘ Dental Care ’

Bad Dental Habits That You Should Change Now

If you want to take the best possible care of your teeth, there are many things you need to do. There are also several thing you should not do. Many bad habits can cause tooth decay and gum disease. The sooner you stop these habits, the better off your teeth and gums will be. Smoking… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 29 2016

Charitable Dental Clinics See Increase In Patients

Charitable dental clinics are held all over the country and are becoming increasingly popular. Many clinics have reported an increase in patients and many even see patients camping out on the streets just so they can get in to one of the clinic. Dental care is not covered by many different insurance companies and many… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 29 2016

Are Your Habits Hurting Your Teeth?

There are many things you can do on a regular basis that can help you protect your teeth and prevent tooth decay. There are also many thing you do that could harm your teeth. Could your bad habits be causing your tooth decay? There are many things you do every day that could be hurting… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 28 2016

Veterans Get Help With Tooth Care

It can be hard to any veterans to get the dental care they need and deserve.  Many of them do not have insurance or even transportation to a dentist. A new organization has been created to ensure that these veterans get the care they need be it regular dental care or surgery. Read the full… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 27 2016

Electronic Currents Could Replace Needles at Dental Offices

If you have a fear of needles or the dentist, you are in luck. Many dental offices are trading in their needles for electronic currents. The currents help numb the patient’s mouth just as a shot would but are painless.  These electronic currents are new for many dentists, but could become more common. If you… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 25 2016

Do Dentists Give Out Too Many Painkillers?

When you go to the dentist to have a procedure that could hurt, your dentist will give you painkillers before and after your procedure. These medications are meant to keep you comfortable and help you manage pain. But are dentists too free with their painkillers? Many dentists in Ontario have been asked to reduce the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 29 2015

Colorado Program Puts Dental Care In Doctors Office

It can sometimes be hard to find the right dentist or dental office or even find the time to make an appointment. A Colorado program has made it easier for patients to get to the dentist and even choose one. They have opened a dental office in the doctors office and this unique program has… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 28 2015

Mobile Dental Unit Helps Uninsured Children

Not all families have insurance that covers dental work. That doesn’t mean they need or deserve dental care any less. One mobile unit in Florida has set out to help children who are uninsured. The unit visits schools and makes other stops and provides necessary dental care to those in need. Read the full article… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 16 2015

How Soon Should Children Receive Fluoride Treatments?

There is a lot of debate about whether or not children should receive fluoride treatments to help make their teeth stronger. Some people believe it is unnecessary and others believe it is important for strong teeth. The other debate is over the age the children should be when they receive their first treatment. Some dental… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 10 2015

Why The Elderly Struggle To Go To The Dentist

For any of us, going to the dentist is just a part of life. For the elderly, it can be difficult and even seem impossible. Many of them do not have the proper dental insurance to pay for their visit and many more simply don’t have a way to get there. Others are concerned about… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 8 2015