Category: General Dentistry

Ready to drill into the basics about dentistry, the branch of medicine that deals with the teeth and mouth?

Our general dentistry library covers everything dental. From dental services, to dentist education requirements, to dental instruments and procedures, you’ll find what you need here.


Dental Homes Help Prevent Early Childhood Caries, Promote Lifelong Oral Health

June 6th, 2018 by

The concept of “dental homes” is fairly new. The idea has been around for less than 20 years. Briefly, a dental home is “a place where children can receive consistent, comprehensive, compassionate dental care.” That definition comes from the American […]


General Dentistry

January 17th, 2018 by

General dentistry is the type of dentistry that casts the widest net over the area of oral health. General dentists are primary care providers, like a family doctor. Dentists are concerned with far more than just your teeth. They diagnose […]


How This Dentist Became the #1 Pick for Dozens of Supermodels

August 18th, 2017 by

Few if any dentists have Instagram accounts more popular than Dr. Nicholas Toscano, who boasts over 150,000 followers. Though he does have an affinity for shocking before-and-after photos from operations, Dr. Toscano’s tremendous following can largely be attributed to the […]


Opioid Epidemic: What Dentists and Oral Surgeons are Doing

August 16th, 2017 by

America’s opioid epidemic has killed more than 180,000 since 2000. Unfortunately, many of the victims became addicted after doctors prescribed them drugs like Oxycontin and Percocet. These prescriptions, however, were likely not their first exposure to powerful painkillers. According to […]


How Dentists are Learning Empathy

July 26th, 2017 by

No matter the time of the year, a Google search of “oral health news” or “latest dental news” usually reveals countless stories about free dental clinics, free care for vets, or dentists who volunteer to help those in need. Among […]


Presidents Day – Leaders with Wary and Winning Smiles

February 21st, 2017 by

Has your presidential vote ever been affected by a candidate’s smile? Often, we judge leaders by their appearance, especially their teeth. We tend to base our assumptions of intelligence, personality, success, and health on their dentition. In honor of Presidents Day, […]


Valentine’s Day – All Smiles

February 14th, 2017 by

A Bright and Healthy Smile for Valentine’s Day Do you have a big date for Valentine’s Day? If so, it’s natural to feel nervous. Whether it’s your first date or a special anniversary, you want to look and feel your […]


National Toothache Day

February 9th, 2017 by

National Toothache Day is Something to Smile About Following a solid oral hygiene routine and taking preventative measures will keep your mouth looking and feeling its best. It will help you avoid the need for uncomfortable and time consuming trips […]


Water Picks Versus Flossing

February 2nd, 2017 by

If you suffer from gingivitis, tooth decay, or simply want to prevent dental problems from occurring later, you might be looking for new ways to improve your oral health. The American Dental Association recommends using floss to remove plaque from […]


Oral Health: What Does It Encompass?

January 13th, 2017 by

The Wide World of Oral Health We often think of oral health as being synonymous with dental health, but our mouth consists of much more than teeth; we have the gums, tongue, and jaw to worry about as well. If you […]