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.


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. Many of the victims became addicted after doctors prescribed drugs like Oxycontin and Percocet for them. These prescriptions, however, were likely not their first exposure to powerful painkillers.   According […]


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 If you have a big date for Valentine’s Day, it’s natural to feel nervous. Whether it’s your first date after years on your own or a special anniversary for you and 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 […]


What To Look For When Choosing A Dentist

June 7th, 2016 by

Although most people only visit the dental office twice each year, the dentist-patient relationship is a long-term partnership that can have a tremendous impact on your health and self-confidence. Whether you are unsatisfied with your current provider, have moved or […]


The Many Myths and Misconceptions of Visiting The Dentist

January 13th, 2016 by

For some people, dental appointments are routine, but for others, dental anxiety makes the process a serious ordeal. Fortunately, modern dentistry is an advanced science that typically results in positive outcomes. Here are some of the fears and misconceptions people […]