Posted by Administrator on 3/18/2015
Software used to process dental visit information indicates this sharp increase and identifies what areas are most likely to see increased visits.
Posted by Administrator on 1/15/2015
Recent advents in 3-D scanning and printing technology are more common in dental practices leading to reduced procedure time and increased patient convenience.
Posted by Administrator on 12/12/2014
The most common triggers for persistent dental pain that requires treatment by a professional include tooth decay, trauma, and extensive previous dental work.
Posted by Administrator on 11/12/2014
One business, Eastwood Dental Office, provided free dental services to veterans including extractions, cleanings, and fillings.
Posted by Administrator on 10/13/2014
Medicare and Medicaid programs do allow dental coverage, however, an overwhelming number of dentists do not accept the coverage.
Posted by Administrator on 9/10/2014
Beginning in 2015, with open enrollment effective November 15th, a number of insurers will be making add-on dental benefits available.
Posted by Administrator on 8/5/2014
New England teens are gaining experience with the skills and requirements expected to enter and succeed in dental school.
Posted by Administrator on 4/10/2014
Involuntary teeth grinding, or Bruxism, is thought to be a stress induced response resulting in irreparable damage.
Posted by Administrator on 4/2/2014
Taking preventative measures today can help save healthy teeth from caries, discoloration, and loss.
Posted by Administrator on 3/27/2014
In a recent raid in the UK, fake teeth whitening kits have
been seized by police for containing dangerous levels of bleaching agents.
Posted by Administrator on 3/21/2014
Dental professionals hope that early assessment,
classification, and education will help encourage better dental hygiene
practices and follow up care.
Posted by Administrator on 3/14/2014
After a second reported death of a patient under
conscious sedation in North Carolina,
the Board of Dental Examiners is pushing for changes to regulations to
screening and use.
Posted by Administrator on 3/7/2014
Inspection of records at various dental practices
has revealed insufficient, or even nonexistent, spore testing practices.
Posted by Administrator on 2/28/2014
Recommendations for reducing tooth decay include
significant reductions in the consumption of sugar rich beverages combined with
a comprehensive oral care regimen.
Posted by Administrator on 2/21/2014
Lack of dental coverage has plagued the low income in California causing declining oral health and an increase in emergency room costs due to untreated dental conditions.
Posted by Administrator on 2/14/2014
Creating a synergistic environment for dentists and hygienists alike will increase the level of happiness and success in your dental practice.
Posted by Administrator on 2/7/2014
A recommendation published in the February issue of the
Journal of the American Dental Association recommends using a small amount of
fluoride on children as soon as they get their first tooth.
Posted by Administrator on 1/31/2014
Volunteer dental hygienists provide an examination for children and send them
off with a toothbrush, toothpaste, and a take home report card for their
Posted by Administrator on 1/24/2014
As medical science has progressed, there has been an
increased recognition of the effect that the oral environment has on overall
health and wellness.
Posted by Administrator on 1/17/2014
Start taking the initiative to drive success in your dental
Posted by Administrator on 1/10/2014
Exocad software has been integrated with Stratasys 3D Printers to maximize the value of dental lab technology investments.
Posted by Administrator on 1/3/2014
House Bill 1061 is approved, hygienists will have 90 days from the date of
examination by a dentist to perform oral care procedures.
Posted by Administrator on 12/27/2013
It is entirely within your right to know that your dental professional is qualified to perform the required work.
Posted by Administrator on 12/20/2013
In a study of pediatric dental patients in California, it was reported that only 70% of children were receiving preventative dental care at least yearly.
Posted by Administrator on 12/16/2013
The OralEye IPhone
App is helping to encourage more individuals to contact their dentist regarding
broken and crooked teeth, gaps, and other dental conditions without having to
visit the office.