Benefits of CEREC Dental Restorations

Whereas once fitting a crown used to be a multi-day procedure, CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) dental technology now allows dentists to manufacture and fit dental crowns in a single day. Rather than making molds of the patient’s teeth and sending them to a lab that produces dental crowns, dentists can use computer-aided…

One-Bite Flossing

If you visit your dentist regularly, there’s one question you expect to hear at every appointment: “Are you flossing regularly?” Flossing has long been regarded by dental care professionals as critical for good oral hygiene and dental health. While brushing is essential, a toothbrush just cannot get in between your teeth to remove stuck food…

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Setting Up a Retirement Plan for a Dental Office

If you start your own practice, one of the business tasks you’ll need to complete is setting up a retirement plan for you and your staff. If you know what to look for, this task can be surprisingly simple with only minimal costs to you.   Retirement Plan Types   There are three common small…

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Discounted Cosmetic Dental Surgery

Your smile is everything, but if a crooked smile or discolored teeth make you feel uncomfortable or you just want to change your look, you have options. When you’re trying to assess whether discount dental plans versus insurance makes sense to cover the cost of cosmetic dental surgery, you have to understand all of the…

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Questions to Ask a Dentist You’re Considering

When it’s time to seek out dental care, you want to be sure you are entrusting your needs to a practitioner who is capable and qualified. You also want the peace of mind that comes with knowing the dentist is trustworthy. But how do you attain that? A great way to find a dentist is…

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Is Your Practice Ready for the Mobile Dentistry Market?

Where doctors once made house calls, they now focus on having patients come to them. Even though this is the most common way to see patients, some doctors are using new mobile clinics to reach people who aren’t able to visit them at their main facility. Dentists can follow this example, which might help them…

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Prehistoric Dentistry? New Study Says Yes

How important was finding a dentist to the neanderthal generation? Until recently, most anthropologists didn’t even wonder how cave dwellers cared for their teeth. After all, given the challenges these early humans faced just to survive, chances are they had other things on their minds. Apparently, though, a bright, brilliant smile mattered even in prehistoric…

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All About the Anesthesia Wand

It’s no secret that many people dread going to the dentist. There are lots of reason that people avoid dental visits: They hate the sound of the drill in their ears, they hate being lectured about their oral health, and they hate the feeling of someone peering over their face and invading their physical space….

LASIK Eye Surgery

Is LASIK Eye Surgery for You?

If you’re wondering whether LASIK surgery could help your eyesight, the news is generally good. In just a few months, you might no longer be wearing glasses or contact lenses. However, it is good to make as educated a decision as possible, so here is a look at whether LASIK is truly right for you….

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How to Get Your Toddler to Brush Their Teeth

Toddlers can be tricky creatures. You know your children’s teeth need cleaning, but when your child clenches their teeth and shakes their head, what can you do to get them to brush?   You’re not alone. Parents around the world find themselves struggling to get those little mouths open so they can clean tiny teeth….