Posts Tagged ‘ dental ’

Can Chewing Gum Help Fight Tooth Decay?

Tooth decay is a common problem for many children and adults. While regular brushing and proper dental hygiene can fight cavities and decay, there may be other options as well. Chewing certain types of gum an also keep teeth clean and prevent tooth decay.  Any type of sugar free gum can clean the teeth and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 25 2016

West Michigan Mom Shares Son’s First Dental Experience

Some children look forward to visiting the dentist and even remind their parents to schedule their appointments regularly. Many go for their first appointment and don’t know what to expect. One Michigan mother decided to record her son’s first trip to the dentist. She followed him into the dental office with her camera phone and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 19 2016

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

Willamette Dental Group Conducts Exciting New Dental Study

The Willamette Dental Group focuses its studies on homecare and preventive therapy and provides individualized treatment programs for more than 400,000 members. They are also conducting some of the most exciting and innovative dental studies. “Willamette Dental Group is leading the country, and the world, in its scientific-based preventive care model,” said Dr. Joel White, a… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 2 2015

Dentists Treat Thrush In A Surprising Way

Thrush is an oral infection that can affect anyone. It is most commonly found in infants and the elderly. Although it has been around for years, it can be hard to treat. Researchers recently found a sneaky and surprising way to treating the infections. “Many people who wear dentures, use inhalers or have been treated… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2015

Can Exercise Improve Your Smile

Staying is shape is a great way to keep a healthy body and an attractive appearance. Could it also help improve your oral health? Many people know the physical benefits of working out and staying fit, but don’t notice the effects it has on their smiles.  When you exercise and stay active, your blood pumps… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 12 2015

Tigers Need Dental Work Too

When you think of a typical day for a dentist you probably think of several people sitting in a dentist chair while the dentist calmly performs simple procedures. One dentist recently had a more exciting dental experience. He worked on a huge tiger and had to pull one of his sharp canine teeth. The tiger had… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2015

Is There An Age Limit On Dental Care?

It is important for everyone to take care of their teeth. The better you take care of them, the longer they will last and the less dental problems you will face. A recent study found that many elderly people are not getting the dental care that they need simply because they cannot get dental insurance coverage.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2015

More Dentists Checking For Drug Problems

Did you know your dentist can tell if you have a drug problem. Just by looking in your mouth your dentist can see if you use drugs and if your drug usage has been long term. It is important for a dentist to know if a patient is abusing drugs or even taking any regular… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 2 2015

Do You Consider Visiting The Dentist A Luxury?

For most people, dental appointments are a part of life and something that many don’t think twice about. Of course, you are probably thankful that you can afford dental care, but do you consider it a luxury? Would you trade your dental care for a different luxury service if you had to? In Australia, dental… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 16 2015