Category: Dental Care

Our dental care library will help you brush up on the basics of dental self-care and a regular dental care routine. Brushing and flossing your teeth is just the start.

Advanced dental care is also covered below. You’ll find posts here about affordable dental care, emergency dental care, and dental care during pregnancy. Dental care products and providers are also discussed.

Treating Dental Pain

June 27th, 2018 by

Non-opioid drugs such as Ibuprofen, taken alone or with acetaminophen, are better at treating dental pain than opioids. This was the finding of a recent review of over 460 scientific studies. It’s important news for dental and health-care providers working […]

Dental Care During Pregnancy

January 24th, 2018 by
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If you’re expecting, you may be wondering: Can I have dental work while pregnant? The truth is, staying on top of dental care during pregnancy is even more important than at other times. Poor oral hygiene has been tied to […]

Dental Care Routine

January 19th, 2018 by

Do you have a dental care routine? Most people recognize the importance of a having a regular routine to follow. However, not everyone has a set routine to follow when it comes to oral health. Some of the benefits of […]

What is a Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT)?

January 3rd, 2018 by

We’ve heard the question, “What is a dental health aide therapist?” more often lately. Simply put, it’s a way to expand access to oral health care. The concept isn’t exactly new. However, it is only beginning to catch on here […]

Volunteers Earn “Free” Low Cost Dental Care

December 20th, 2017 by
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Low cost dental care has never been easy to find. A 2014-‘15 program in Michigan let people trade volunteer work for dental work. A study published this year shows how that worked out. The Pay It Forward program was a […]

Free Dental Care and Low-Cost Options: Where to Look

September 20th, 2017 by

According to the American Dental Association, the main barriers to dental care are not related to the availability of dental care resources. They are financial. That is, the majority of people who are not getting the dental care they need […]

Dental Care Products: An Overview – Part 3

September 15th, 2017 by

[Editor’s Note: This article is part three of a three part series on dental care products. Don’t miss part one and part two!] Some age-old dental care products attain the status of classics: the toothbrush, toothpaste and mouthwash, for instance. […]

Dental Care Products: An Overview – Part 2

September 13th, 2017 by

[Editor’s Note: This article is part two of a three part series on dental care products. You can also read part one and part three.] Toothbrush, toothpaste, and mouthwash. It’s been a while since these three basics were the only oral […]

Dental Care Products: An Overview – Part 1

September 8th, 2017 by

[Editor’s Note: This article is part one of a three part series. You can also read part two and part three.] The variety of choices we have for dental care products has grown rapidly in the past one hundred years. Some […]

Back to School Dental Care Checklist

August 25th, 2017 by

Could a school dental care checklist help your kids do better this year? With summer vacations nearly at an end, thoughts are turning to the new school year ahead. Parents are stocking up on back to school supplies and kids are […]