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Golden opportunities: Profitable geriatric dentistry with a heart

The shimmer of a senior's smile is often dimmed by the challenges of dental care accessibility. Dental care is a vital, yet often overlooked aspect of geriatric health. The decrease in dental insurance coverage when they retire leaves many seniors vulnerable and facing prohibitive costs. This is a clarion call for dental practices to evolve and embrace...

Baby Dental Hygiene

eds blue calendar icon30 May 2023

How Important Is It To Take Care of Baby Teeth?

Baby teeth play an important role in many areas of growth and development, and they should be well-cared for until they do fall out when their job is done. Just because baby teeth will eventually fall out does not mean they are expendable and shouldn’t be cared for. Most babies cut their first tooth between six months and ten months.

Foods That cause Damage to Your Teeth

eds blue calendar icon03 May 2023

Top 5 Foods That Damage Your Teeth

Many everyday foods lead to cavities, damaged, and abscessed teeth. Learn how to avoid these complications by avoiding 5 common foods that damage your teeth. It is widely known that sugars are bad for our teeth due to how they react with plaque. Plaque is essentially bacteria in the form of a yellowish sticky film that coats teeth.

Dental Aligners

eds blue calendar icon24 April 2023

Dental Aligners: How They Work, Popular Brands & Costs

In a perfect world, our teeth would come in perfectly. In the real world, most people can benefit from dental correcting at some point in their lives. Our teeth can grow too close together, too far apart, and everything in between. Misaligned teeth are much more than a cosmetic issue. The best way to correct misalignment and...

Dental Insurance and Financing Options

eds blue calendar icon09 March 2023

Understanding Dental Insurance and Dental Financing Options

Your dental health is a vital component of your overall health. Serious dental concerns could leave you in constant pain. Dental concerns can also restrict your ability to enjoy your favorite foods and beverages. Your teeth are key to the way you speak, so dental issues can evenimpact your ability to speak.

Virtual Dental Appointments

eds blue calendar icon14 February 2023

Teledentistry: How to Prepare for Virtual Dental Appointments

Regular healthcare is vital to a person’s overall health as it can help to prevent minor health issues from developing into something more serious. For many, though, physically getting to a doctor’s or dentist’s office can be a challenge. In a desire to reach more patients who needed care, virtual healthcare was developed.

common tooth problems

eds blue calendar icon31 January 2023

9 Most Common Tooth Concerns

For a winning smile that inspires confidence, we need to keep our mouths healthy and clean. But with so many things that can go wrong inside your mouth, it can be hard to know when something is serious and when something will take care of itself. Too much brushing can be almost as bad as too little brushing. Issues with your...

how to prevent gum disease

eds blue calendar icon19 January 2023

Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease is the more common name for the technical term periodontitis. This oral disease presents as a serious infection. It works to damage the soft tissues in the mouth, and if no treatment is sought, teeth can loosen and even fall out. While this frequently happens as we age, it can also happen very prematurely if the signs ...

Emergency Root Canals

eds blue calendar icon30 December 2022

What To Know About Emergency Root Canals

No one wants to hear that they need a root canal, but sometimes they are necessary. If you have a tooth that is severely decaying or infected, a root canal may be the only way to save it. Root canals are also sometimes necessary if you have had an injury to a tooth. Emergency root canals are necessary when the pulp...

How to Relieve Tooth Pain

eds blue calendar icon21 December 2022

How to Relieve Tooth Pain

Anyone can experience tooth pain in the teeth, gums, or jaw. It can range from a mild ache to a sharp, stabbing sensation. Pain can be caused by a wide variety of conditions, including tooth decay, gum disease, root canal infections, and even teeth grinding. In some cases, the pain can be caused by a medical condition such as temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ).

What To Do After a Tooth Extraction

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7 Tips on What to Do After A Tooth Extraction

Tooth extractions are common for many reasons. Teeth might be overcrowded and a removal is needed for alignment. Or, a tooth may be damaged by injury, infection, or decay. Whatever your reason for the procedure, caring for your mouth and extraction site after you’ve had a tooth — or multiple teeth — removed can help speed recovery ...

Healthy Teeth and Gums

eds blue calendar icon14 June 2022

Love Your Mouth (Teeth AND Gums!)

According to the CDC, half of adults have advanced gum disease, setting themselves up for future tooth loss. Perhaps if we stressed the importance of taking care of our gums as much as we do preventing cavities, this would not be the case. For as much as we urge children to brush in order to avoid cavities, one could argue that the gums are far more...

Symptoms of Periodontal Disease

eds blue calendar icon14 March 2021

What Are the Symptoms of Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is a gum infection that can cause serious damage to the soft tissues in your mouth. Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease can cause your teeth to loosen and shift. If left untreated, periodontal disease can spread to the bone that supports your teeth and can even caus...

How to Stop Tooth Pain

eds blue calendar icon07 January 2021

How To Stop Tooth Pain

Tooth pain can be caused by a number of issues, from a cavity or abscess to gum disease, temporomandibular joint disorder, and more. Some of these issues are visually obvious or become apparent after a brief examination of the mouth. Other tooth pain – particularly pain related to TMJ or a hidden...

Missing Teeth Problems

eds blue calendar icon22 December 2020

What Problems Can Missing Teeth Cause and How Can You Solve Them?

If you have one or more missing teeth, the resulting gap left in your mouth has the potential to affect your oral health. Depending on the location of the gap, the impacts can be severe. Let’s take a look at some of the problems missing teeth can cause: Shifting teeth. When a space exists in your...

How To Know If Youre Grinding Your Teeth At Night?

eds blue calendar icon17 December 2020

Signs You Grind Your Teeth at Night

Grinding your teeth at night – officially known as sleep bruxism - is a condition in which you tightly clench, rub, or grind your teeth while asleep. Overnight teeth grinding is often associated with other sleep disorders like sleep apnea or snoring and can cause a host of issues if not add...

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