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 [...]



Raise your face value with a new smile

August 21st, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Orthodontics is the subdivision of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis, impediment and handling of dental and facial irregularities. These problems are technically termed as "malocclusion," that means "bad bite." The performance of orthodontics needs professional skill in the design, application and control of corrective appliances, such as braces, to bring teeth, lips and jaws into proper alignment and to accomplish facial balance. Teeth straightening are a cosmetic dental issue. Read more [...]



Common Dental Problems & Their Remedies

August 14th, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Everyone prefers to have their teeth white and sparkling. Having a good set of teeth enhances an individual's confidence along with their looks. Strong teeth allow a person to speak, chew as well as bite properly. Making use of toothpaste, tooth brush and dental floss can maintain the cleanliness and whiteness of the teeth. However, there are still instances when certain dental problems may occur. Here are some common dental problems and the prospective treatments offered by Yaletown dentists. Cavities Read more [...]



The Importance of Dental Abutment

August 7th, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Dental implants are anchors that are surgically placed in your jaw either upper jaw or lower jaw depending on where the tooth or teeth is to be replaced. Titanium is the commonly used material for making dental implants because it is safe to the human body. After fitting the implant into your jaw bone, your own bone will grow to fuse together with the implant for support. A dental abutment is then placed on top of the implant. Dental abutment is basically the foundation on which the artificial tooth Read more [...]



Common Dental Problems & Their Remedies

July 24th, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

Everyone prefers to have their teeth white and sparkling. Having a good set of teeth enhances an individual's confidence along with their looks. Strong teeth allow a person to speak, chew as well as bite properly. Making use of toothpaste, tooth brush and dental floss can maintain the cleanliness and whiteness of the teeth. However, there are still instances when certain dental problems may occur. Here are some common dental problems and the prospective treatments offered by Yaletown dentists. Cavities Read more [...]



Five Foods & Beverages That Stain Your Teeth

July 17th, 2016 admin Posted in Dental articles for patients | No Comments »

When it comes to maintaining a white, vibrant smile, the importance of dental hygiene can't be overstated.  Brushing and flossing at least twice daily, as well maintaining regular visits to your dentist for cleanings, will always be the deciding factor as to whether or not your teeth will maintain that white, aesthetic appearance.  However, as much as we do to try and clean our teeth, studies have shown that the regular consumption of certain foods and drinks can still leave their mark Read more [...]