Category: Dental Health

  • How to Reduce Cancellations and ‘no shows’ in your Practice

    Every dental practice will have appointment cancellations and no-shows. How you minimize and mitigate these circumstances will have a significant impact on your bottomline at the end of the year. Even during good times, broken appointments are not uncommon. The British Dental Assocation studied 600 dental practices and found that ‘the practices had an average […]

  • Preventing Dental Never Events with the use of Surgery Safety Checklists

    Wrong tooth extraction is an all-too-common occurrence in the dentistry field, as the error makes up nearly 20-25% of wrong site surgery events and 6-9% of all preventable adverse incidents. The implications for patients can be both time consuming and costly, and the repercussions for dental hospitals providers are equally damaging. Although little research has […]

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  • February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

    Fеbruаrу іѕ Nаtіоnаl Chіldrеn’ѕ Dеntаl Health Mоnth, аnd the Amеrісаn Dеntаl Aѕѕосіаtіоn іѕ аѕkіng people tо “Defeat Mоnѕtеr Mоuth.” Thіѕ month-long nаtіоnаl hеаlth observance brings tоgеthеr thousands оf dеdісаtеd dеntаl рrоfеѕѕіоnаlѕ, health саrе рrоvіdеrѕ and educators tо promote thе bеnеfіtѕ оf good oral hеаlth tо сhіldrеn, their caregivers, tеасhеrѕ аnd mаnу оthеrѕ. Thе ADA and […]

  • Dental Implants: Weighing the Pros and Cons

    Dental implants work by replacing the root of a tooth and fusing the implant to the jawbone. This is done with a titanium screw, which is then fixed with a post to attach the replacement tooth. Because this process requires surgery, it is important to assess the benefits and risks. Keeping all of this in […]

  • Oral Health Tips For Parents Of Young Children

    Whether your child has a gummy grin with sprouting teeth or a mouth filled with pearly whites, it is important to ensure that they see a dentist regularly for a healthy smile. You should choose a child pediatrician who is competent and good with kids. The following is a simple guide on what to look […]

  • 5 Common Dental Problems and How You Can Solve Them

    Is your dental problem giving you a nightmare? Is your smile fast fading away due to the fear of being mocked? Are you smart, intelligent, and outgoing, yet the people around you are keeping a distance simply because they can’t bear the sight of your tooth defect? The above situation is all too common for […]

  • Is Vaping Really Any Better For Your Oral Health?

    With sales of traditional tobacco cigarettes declining throughout the US, electronic cigarette sales are significantly rising with over 9 million adults vaping regularly. Despite the general perception that vaping may be better for oral health than traditional cigarettes, there are some who challenge this view and suggest that it may not be any better at […]

  • 5 Common Dental Problems and How You Can Solve Them

    Is your dental problem giving you a nightmare? Is your smile fast fading away due to the fear of being mocked? Are you smart, intelligent, and outgoing, yet the people around you are keeping a distance simply because they can’t bear the sight of your tooth defect? The above situation is all too common for […]

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    How to Reverse Cavities and Deal with Tooth Decay

    When the enamel on teeth erodes, tooth decay and cavities are generally the end result. According to a select number of medical studies on reversing cavities and tooth decay, it appears that the damage done to teeth by eating an improper diet and insufficient dental hygiene can actually be undone. While you can save and […]