How to Completely Change Your Life with Cosmetic Dentistry

Believe it or not, improving your smile with cosmetic dentistry can help change your life.Cosmetic dentists can do dental treatments, laser teeth whitening, and cosmetic dental bonding. They can improve both dental health and tooth aesthetics. While some people think that cosmetic dentistry encourages vanity, it is, in fact, a powerful tool that can improve …

How to Deal with Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is fear or stress in a dental environment. Being frightened to visit the dentist can result in delaying or avoiding dental treatment.We can associate dental anxiety with certain triggers such as needles, drills, or the dental setting in general.Signs and Symptoms of Dental AnxietyPeople with dental anxiety may experience:low blood pressurepalpitationssweatingvisible distress, like …

Intraoral Camera Benefits

An intraoral camera is a small-scale video camera that takes images of the gums and teeth. The intraoral camera resembles an over-sized pen. While viewing a monitor, the dentist inserts the camera into the patient's mouth and shifts it about to take images from various angles.Intraoral cameras first came out in the early 1990s. They …

Dental Aids to Help Seniors Cope with Aging Teeth and Improve Oral Health

The number of mature adults in the US is expected to reach 98 million or 24% of the population by 2060. Unfortunately, aging and dental health are correlated with tooth decay & loss, gum disease, mouth cancer, and chronic diseases according to the CDC.  Preventive care with the help of dental aids and devices can help avoid many of …

Different Types of Dentists

There are several types of dentists for specific dental care needs. Here are some dental specialists and their roles in dental care:EndodontistEndodontists are specialized dentists who perform root canal therapy. They are experts in the morphology, physiology, and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues. They prevent and treat conditions of the pulp …

Dental Assistants: Duties and Responsibilities

Being a dental assistant is a challenging and rewarding career. It demands versatility and a willingness to assume responsibility for many different tasks. Dental assistants are not limited to assisting and cleaning dental instruments. They also help patients feel comfortable before, during, and after dental treatment.Below are the usual duties of dental assistants:Explain dental problems …