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Glenwood dental clinic opens in Belleville

Belleville is set to have a new dental clinic with a goal to expand the number of patients it sees, a new report from Belleville’s health department says.The dental clinic, which is being developed as part of a collaboration with the Belleville Health Care System, is expected to open in June 2018 and serve up […]

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Carolinas Childrens Dentistry: A History

Carolinas childrens dentistry is a proud history.The state’s oldest dental school is in the state’s capital, Charlotte, with students graduating in the mid-1990s.As recently as 2010, more than 80 percent of all children were receiving oral health services.But the state has not fully recovered from a devastating recession and the state is struggling to address […]

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When is a dental implant not a dental appliance?

The term dental appliance can have many meanings.Here are just a few: a dental drill a toothbrush a toothpaste dispenser a toothbrushes toothpaste applicator a dental pump dental floss a dental toothbrush attachment or attachment system a tooth paste dispenser (also known as dental extractor) a tooth extractor (also called dental extracta) a dental paste […]

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Gardasil vaccine causes seizures in children

Gardasils have been linked to a surge in the number of cases of rare but fatal encephalitis and seizures in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said.The agency said there was evidence Gardasillax, a type of vaccine produced by Sanofi Pasteur, caused more than 200 new cases of encephalopathy, […]

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How to Get the Best Out of Your Dentures

The American Dental Association says that you should never go into dental work expecting the best care, especially if you have braces.If you have them, you should take advantage of them and practice the best possible care, it says in a report that is aimed at dentists.The ADA says that if you want to make […]

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How to make the perfect dentistry visit by design

In today’s modern world, many dentists, dentists’ offices and dentistry practices around the country have started to adopt the design of their offices to meet their clients’ expectations.Here’s how to make your dental appointment memorable and make it as memorable as possible.What is a dental appointment?A dental appointment is a physical and psychological session that […]

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Why are the dental bills in blue springs going up?

A new report from the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) shows that dental bills for the average Blue Springs resident increased by more than $8,500 in 2017.The increase is largely due to the surge in dental visits during the drought.In 2017, residents had a total of 1,834 visits for a total cost of $3,039, the […]

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Which of these dental treatments can you use for mild to moderate tooth decay?

As a toddler or teen, your toothbrush may have brushed off the last of your toothpaste.You may have never been told about the importance of brushing.But with every brushing, your body’s immune system is releasing the toxins that your toothpastes had in them.You’re shedding a healthy tooth, but not enough to stop your decay.And while […]

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‘It’s the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen’: Danville dentist gets a second chance

The Danville, Virginia, dentist who gave birth to her first child in a clinic filled with the city’s homeless and underfunded has received a second opportunity to save the community.The baby girl, whose birth was captured on video, has now been adopted and raised by the same mother, a mother who is now pregnant with […]

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Why the ‘big four’ of dentistry are not the big ones

The four big dentistry firms in the US are making a big dent in the health-care system, but there’s a huge gap between them.In a world where people are seeing dentists and orthodontists, orthodists are getting paid by the hour, dentists are paying less, and dentists still charge more, the dentists who are not being […]

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