Posts Tagged ‘ dentists ’

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

Why Older Patients Need The Most Care

Elderly dental patients are sometimes the most difficult to treat, but dentists say they are also the ones in need of the most care. Because so many of them did not have proper dental care at a young age, they may have severe tooth decay or other problems. Many also need dentures . While they… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 22 2015

The Importance Of Choosing The Right Pediatric Dentist

Many children are scared of the dentist. They may be nervous about a procedure or they may just not know what to expect. The best way to make your child more comfortable with a trip the dentist is to choose  pediatric dentist that they like and accept. This may not be easy and could take… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 14 2015

Some Dentists Allow Patients To Pay As They Feel

Dental care is not an option for some people, simply because they can’t afford it. In order to help more people get the dental care they need, some dentists are offering their services for a pay as you feel fee. That means patients can pay however they feel they should or as much as they… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 16 2015

Can A Trip To The Dentist Help You Sleep?

Many people struggle with sleep apnea, a condition that causes a person to stop breathing is his or her sleep. The body reacts by sending signals to the brain that tell it to wake up. This can disrupt sleep and leave you feeling tired and unrested. You probably didn’t know that a dentist can treat… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 16 2015

Why More Dentists Are Traveling Overseas

Dental care is important for everyone but people in underdeveloped countries do not always have access to a dentist. Without proper dental care they can experience a wide range of dental problems. To help those in need of dental treatment, many American dentists are making it a regular habit to travel over seas to offer… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 2 2015

Should Dentists Test For Drug Use?

When you visit the dentist you often get scanned for a series of different things, including health problems. Many of those same scans can also pick up drug use. It is important for your dentist to know if you are taking or abusing any other drugs so he can determine what types of medication or… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 17 2015

Dentists Warn Of The Risks Of Oral Piercings

Oral piercings are popular, especially with young adults, but dentists warn that these piercings could cause damage to the teeth. Most people with oral piercings will rub them against the teeth and tongues or bite and chew on them. This can become a habit and something they do often and without much thought. Dentists say… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 23 2015

Dentists Want Higher Tax On Sugary Drinks

Dentists have advised patients to avoid sugary drinks to help protect their teeth and avoid dental decay and other problems. They are not going to more extreme measures to stop the consumption of sugary beverages by joining with doctors in calling for a 20% sugar tax on some of the most popular beverages on the market.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jul 13 2015

Fake Dentists On The Rise In Australia

When you get to the dentist, you trust that he is educated and skillful enough to complete any dental procedure properly. Most of them are, but in Australia, there has been a rise in fake dentists. These dentists claim to have the education and skill needed for the job, but some have not graduated or… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 22 2015