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.


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 […]


The Power of A Healthy Smile

December 7th, 2015 by

A friendly, beaming and healthy smile generally puts people at ease and makes others feel welcome in your presence. However, years of anecdotal evidence and even professional and academic studies show that a good smile can do much more. Keeping […]


You Know You Need To See A Dentist When…

November 16th, 2015 by

Sharp pain in your mouth is a sure sign that you need to see a dentist, but it is not always a reliable indicator of trouble. Regular checkups offer the best way to avoid the discomfort that often occurs when […]


National Smile Week Drives Billions into Selfie Frenzy on Social Media

August 10th, 2015 by

Okay, you probably knew that headline was click bait. Still, now that we have your attention, try this little experiment: smile. Don’t just make a smiley face, though. Do what method actors do. Think about something that can’t help but […]


Dental Therapists: Could They Help Solve the US Dentist Shortage?

December 23rd, 2014 by
Dental therapists could help solve the US dentist shortage.

Would you let someone other than a dentist fill a tooth or perform an “uncomplicated” extraction? Sounds like a job for a dentist, doesn’t it? After all, dentists in the US have met very high educational and licensing requirements, and […]


Dental Degrees

September 10th, 2014 by
Dentists face educational hurdles.

Educational and Licensing Requirements for Dentists in the US : How 5 hurdles and a marathon help keep your dentist on her toes… What, you may well ask, are the minimum requirements for someone to stick their mitts in your […]