Tag: Tag Archives: Basic Dental Care

Learn about the basics of taking care of your teeth, like brushing, flossing, and having regular dental exams.


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 […]


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 […]


5 Reasons Healthy Smiles Lead to Success

August 12th, 2017 by

Did you know going to the dentist for an exam every six months could help you achieve your goals in life? Here are 5 reasons why people with healthy smiles are more successful: 1. People with Healthy Smiles are More Confident […]


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 […]


Spa-Like Touches Help Dental Patients to Relax

July 21st, 2017 by

Patients who are wary of the dentist may be able to relax at last. More and more dental practices around the US now offer the type of treatment you’d see in a spa. Oscar Suarez, 29, admits he used to […]


5 Positive Oral Health Benefits

July 11th, 2017 by

The benefits of seeing your dentist every six months stretch far beyond simply having healthier, better-looking teeth. Oral health is directly connected to your overall wellbeing. Every time you make a dentist appointment, your chances of enjoying the future increase. […]


Why Generation Z Might Go On to Have the Healthiest Teeth to Date

June 30th, 2017 by
toddler getting her teeth brushed for the first time by mom

Dental professionals are looking out for “Generation Z” kids. They’re urging parents to take infants to the dentist and warning of the outcomes of postponing their first visit. Until recently, a first dental visit traditionally took place at age three […]


Pet Dental Care

February 25th, 2015 by
Pet dental care

If you have a BFF – a “best furry friend,” that is – then you’ve probably noticed the trend in insurance policies for pets. Well, there’s another trend many pet care professionals would love you to adopt: daily preventive dental […]


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 […]


Rotten Teeth and Gum Disease

October 22nd, 2014 by
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Rotten teeth, tooth decay, and gum diseases like gingivitis or periodontitis are usually the result of poor oral care. These health conditions cost far more to repair than to prevent. You may not be able to kill two birds with […]