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Meet the medical professionals who are trained and certified to provide oral care.


In and Out of Network Dental Insurance Questions

September 6th, 2017 by

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 […]


Oral Health and Bullying: How Dentists Can Spot Verbal Abuse

August 23rd, 2017 by
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If you follow our blogs about oral health, you know that 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. […]


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

August 18th, 2017 by

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 […]


Opioid Epidemic: What Dentists and Oral Surgeons are Doing

August 16th, 2017 by

America’s opioid epidemic has killed more than 180,000 since 2000. Unfortunately, many of the victims became addicted after doctors prescribed them drugs like Oxycontin and Percocet. These prescriptions, however, were likely not their first exposure to powerful painkillers. According to […]


Dentists Delivering Dentures in Only Two Days

August 4th, 2017 by

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 […]


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 […]


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 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 […]