How To Reduce Your Tooth Ache Immediately When You Have Sweet Tooth?

February 5th, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Generally, toothaches are caused by tooth or jaw problems, such as a dental cavity, a cracked tooth, an exposed tooth root, gum disease, disease of the jaw joint (temporo- mandibular joint), or spasms of the muscles used for chewing. For people with sweet tooth, most of the time, the tooth ache is due to dental cavity. What cause dental cavity? After you have your desert or soda pop, if you do not really rinse your mouth or brush your teeth, so bacteria thrive in your mouth by feeding on food Read more [...]




What’s In Your Mouth?

January 22nd, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

To understand what happens when your teeth decay, it's helpful to know what's in your mouth naturally. Here are a few of the elements: Saliva: Your mouth and teeth are constantly bathed in saliva. Although we never give much thought to our spit, this simple fluid is remarkable for what it does to help protect our oral health. Saliva keeps teeth and other oral tissues moist and lubricated, washes away some of the food particles left behind after we eat, keeps acid levels in the mouth low, and Read more [...]



Maintaining Good Dental Care Habits

January 2nd, 2017 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Your dentist is only a partner in your dental health. You need to do your part at home to keep periodontal disease at bay. Taking care of your teeth at home can help you maintain your dental health and prevent periodontal, or gum, disease from developing. Richard H. Price, DMD, spokesperson for the American Dental Association and a former clinical instructor at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, says regular home care should include daily brushing Read more [...]



Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health

December 26th, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

It's no secret that smoking is bad for your overall health but using tobacco products can have serious consequences on your oral health, too. In addition to affecting your overall health, tobacco use and smoking can cause a number of oral health issues, ranging from oral cancer to discolored teeth. “You can get yellow teeth [and] a yellow tongue," says Thomas Kilgore, DMD, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery and associate dean at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman Read more [...]



Teeth Whitening—Top 10 Myths

December 11th, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

With all the information in ads, magazines and on the Internet about teeth whitening, but it is important to separate fact from fiction.  The Top 10 Myths about Teeth Whitening include:  All teeth whiten the same; Once my teeth are whitened, they will stay bright forever; Whitening toothpastes bleach teeth; Dental insurance will pay for tooth whitening. Teeth whitening is a common cosmetic dentistry procedure used to lighten or whiten the shade of the teeth.  Every year thousands Read more [...]



Is individual dental insurance preferable to a discount dental plan?

November 20th, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Dental insurance contracts are often very benefit-rich on group insurance policies but not so on individual stand alone dental contracts.  For this reason, the 24-month  waiting periods we often see on individual dental contracts and the high rates of standalone dental insurance,  dental discount plans are often more advantageous for those who cannot get their dental insurance through an employer. Dental insurance contracts are often very benefit-rich on group insurance policies Read more [...]



How to become a Dental Assistant

October 23rd, 2016 admin Posted in Dental jobs | No Comments »

Becoming a dental assistant offers one of the fastest educational paths to entering the rapidly expanding healthcare field. Dental Assistant Job Description Dental assistants provide support functions... Becoming a dental assistant offers one of the fastest educational paths to entering the rapidly expanding healthcare field. Dental Assistant Job Description Dental assistants provide support functions for dentists including assisting with dental procedures, lab work and office Read more [...]



Family Dental Insurance – User’s Guide

October 16th, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Let us first understand the idea of dental insurance.  Dental insurance is a type of insurance in which a person buys a dental insurance plan by paying a monthly or annual premium to a dental insurance company... In turn the dental insurance company provides dental insurance coverage against dental costs.  That is if there are any dental costs borne by the insured during the insurance period, the dental insurance company will reimburse the costs incurred by the insured. Most of Read more [...]



A Natural Remedy for Gingivitis, Toothaches, and Mouth Sores

September 25th, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Everyone has a variety of bacteria in their mouth. Some have more than others. This bacterium helps you by beginning the digestive process. Excess bacteria in your mouth have now been found to cause more than tooth decay, gingivitis or gum disease. So, you need to know, even though you might not have gingivitis, how to control these plaque-building bacteria in your mouth. Bacteria that create gingivitis live in your plaque and cause your gums to inflame, bleed, and separate from your teeth. Read more [...]



A Natural Remedy for Gingivitis, Toothaches, and Mouth Sores

September 4th, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Everyone has a variety of bacteria in their mouth. Some have more than others. This bacterium helps you by beginning the digestive process. Excess bacteria in your mouth have now been found to cause more than tooth decay, gingivitis or gum disease. So, you need to know, even though you might not have gingivitis, how to control these plaque-building bacteria in your mouth. Bacteria that create gingivitis live in your plaque and cause your gums to inflame, bleed, and separate from your teeth. You Read more [...]