In and Out of Network Dental Insurance Questions

In your efforts to save money and also keep your current dentist, have you ever had a conversation like the following: You: Hi, I just have a quick question. Do you accept Delta Dental insurance plans…? Your dentist’s receptionist: Yes we do. You: Okay, thanks! Millions of people have that exact same conversation, about Delta…

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Oral Health and Bullying: How Dentists Can Spot Verbal Abuse

If you follow our blog, then you know dentists can detect potentially serious conditions that affect your entire body simply by looking in your mouth. A new study suggests dentists may also be able to spot bullying. Bullying has grown into a major problem that puts countless adolescents under heightened emotional stress. According to the…

How This Dentist Became the #1 Pick for Dozens of Supermodels

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 countless photos of supermodels, or as he calls them, patients. According to the New York…

Dentists Delivering Dentures in Only Two Days

Every year, Remote Area Medical holds a free medical clinic in Wise County, Virginia that serves about 2,000 patients over the course of three days. Among the many services available is dentistry, thanks to the approximately 450 volunteers who make up the Mission of Mercy dental team. The team performs root canals, fills cavities, extracts…

How Dentists are Learning Empathy

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 the many positive takeaways from these articles is that dentists love to help people. Empathy…

Spa-Like Touches Help Dental Patients to Relax

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 “always get nervous” before he saw a dentist. “You think, it’s going to be long, it’s…