Dental Care Routine

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 […]

General Dentistry

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 […]

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is big business. By 2024, the global teeth whitening market will climb to over $7 billion in US dollars, researchers predict. What’s driving the market? Well, in addition to clean, healthy teeth, people want their teeth to be […]

How Dental Health Affects Your Heart

In earlier blogs, we’ve seen the ways that oral health affects overall health. In this post, we will look more closely at how dental health affects your heart. Research proves there are many health risks related to poor oral health. […]

Wisdom Teeth

There’s something curious about wisdom teeth. They’re not like baby teeth or permanent teeth. They come on the scene much later than other teeth. They may grow in between the ages of 17 and 25. Why They’re Called “Wisdom Teeth” […]

What is a Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT)?

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 […]

Can dental problems cause health problems?

Many people ask, “Can dental problems cause health problems?” That’s a fair question. The simple answer is, “Yes.” But you might be surprised at just how closely related the two truly are. A large amount of evidence shows the risks […]

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Volunteers Earn “Free” Low Cost Dental Care

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 […]

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Affordable Dental Insurance

If you have ever searched for affordable dental insurance, you’re far from being alone. A visit to the dentist will cost you, and saving money is a high priority. However, if you are saving money by putting off needed dental […]

Middle-Aged Oral Health

Studies of oral health roll out on an irregular basis. Some look at the entire population, such as the work reported by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Others look more closely at specific groups. One recent study looked at […]