3D technology in the dental world!

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "World 3D Printing Healthcare Market-Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014-2020," projects that the world 3D printing healthcare market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 26.2% from 2015 to 2020. External wearable devices application is set to boost the 3D [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:52+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Dental, General Dental Information, General Health|

Are You Keeping Your Child’s Mouth Healthy?

from www.NewWise.com - Released: 1-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Source Newsroom: University of Alabama at Birmingham more news from this source Newswise — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, an opportunity for parents of toddlers, young children or teenagers to explore questions about keeping your child’s teeth clean, your child’s first dental [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:52+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Dental, Dental Hygiene, General Dental Information, General Health|

No more needles at the dentist—just a tiny electric current instead

Phys.org website from January 18, 2016 - If you're scared of the dentist's needles you're not alone – but new research means you might not have to put off that appointment again. A study published in Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces reveals how the dentist could give you anesthetic using a tiny electric current instead [...]

By | 2016-02-03T23:32:25+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Dental, General Dental Information, General Health|

Colgate, American Diabetes Association pair up for oral health-related campaign

  from ADA website - December 11, 2015 By Michelle Manchir The relationship between oral health and diabetes is the highlight of an ongoing campaign launched in November by Colgate Total and the American Diabetes Association. The monthlong campaign targeting consumers — dubbed "30 Days of Laughter" — features videos and social media posts meant [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:52+00:00 December 15th, 2015|Dental, Dental Hygiene, General Dental Information, General Health|

Are X-Rays needed at the dentist?

We share your concern about x-rays.  The reality of radiation exposure makes everyone uneasy.  But the fact remains that x-rays are critical to the practice of quality, preventative dentistry.  In our practice, we sincerely believe the judicious use of x-rays is in our patient’s best interests. X-rays are not just business as usual.  We rely, [...]

How does the fluoride in toothpaste prevent cavities?

Acids from plaque cause the loss of minerals from the tooth - a process called demineralization - resulting in tooth decay.  The formation of small cavities, or carious lesions, can be reversed by remineralization.  Remineralization occurs when minerals are deposited into previously damaged areas of the tooth.  Topical fluoride, when applied frequently in low concentrations, [...]