Tag: Tag Archives: Dental Hygienists

Learn about the professionals who provide routine preventative care designed to help you keep your teeth and mouth clean and healthy.


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 […]


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 […]


How To Keep Teeth Healthy and Strong

September 18th, 2015 by

Children learn how to take care of their teeth early on, but it’s equally important to protect teeth in adulthood. Strong teeth are attractive, promote good health and can even save you money. Here are some ways to have healthy […]


Dental Health Screening: Why Regular Checkups Help Protect More than Just Your Teeth

January 28th, 2015 by
Dental health screenings can help keep you healthy from head to toe.

One of the great benefits of having a good dental insurance plan is that regular appointments for teeth cleaning and oral exams are covered. One big reason for this is that insurance companies know a focus on prevention can actually […]


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 Anxiety and Kids: Parents, Caregivers, Dentists All Play a Role

December 18th, 2014 by

Unfortunately, not every kid with dental phobia can be put at ease by a dentist who dresses up as the tooth fairy. And not every father has the comic skill and parental panache to turn Hermie’s horrifying dentistry in the 1964 […]


Basic Oral Hygiene Overview

January 27th, 2014 by
Basic dental care

It’s estimated that 75% of Americans have some form of periodontal disease, which is the most common cause for adult tooth loss. That’s especially surprising in this day and age, because the means for prevention is well known: regular basic […]