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UMKC Welcomes New Advanced Ed Program Residents

UMKC School of Dentistry welcomed new residents who joined Advanced Education Programs on July 1st. Advanced Education in General Dentistry Tho Cao, DMD ’19 (Medical College of GA, Augusta) from:  Kansas City, MO Mozamel Malik, DMD ’19 (Medical College of GA, Augusta) from:  Atlanta, GA Alicia Finney, DDS ’19 (UT Health Sciences, San Antonio) from:…
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Learn How To Detect Tooth Decay Under Crowns

If an underlying tooth is damaged, a dental crown will often be inserted to restore the protection and the tooth’s appearance. Many people will go on with their regular eating and hygiene habits once the crown is put in position since it is assumed the tooth is protected just like their natural, undamaged teeth. However,…

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Why did we get a new laser?

Why did we get a new laser? We had been using the iLase dental laser from Biolase. It’s a pen-like device that belongs to a subset of lasers called “diode” lasers. Basically, how it works is the tip is “initiated” by something like cork or blue paper before each use, which then focuses the laser energy…
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Learn About Dental Implant

Edmonton Dentists Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants Do you have one or more missing teeth and you’re wondering what your options are? Then it’s good that you’re here, reading this, because the important thing is to find a solution that will prevent your jaw bone from deteriorating and your other…
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Actor David Ramsey Says: Don’t Forget to Floss!

Can you have healthy teeth and still have gum disease? Absolutely! And if you don’t believe us, just ask actor David Ramsey. The cast member of TV hits such as Dexter and Arrow said in a recent interview that up to the present day, he has never had a single cavity. Yet at a routine dental visit during his…
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Immediate Loading & dental implant healing

Immediate Loading of Dental Implants – Impact on healing time? The length of your dental implant healing time may impact your decision to get implants at all. Traditional dental implants used to take as long as 6 months  from the actual implant surgery to the point of placing the crown, bridge or denture. If you…
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Dr Elaine runs Angkor Wat half marathon before volunteering

On the 3rd December Dr Elaine ran the Angkor Wat Half Marathon. She had enough energy left in the tank to volunteer at M’Lop Tapang for the rest of the week. She was joined by Richmond Road dental assistants Chen and Helen. Many thanks to Henry Schein Halas for supplying consumables and equipment for this trip.  …
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Braces Care Tips: Show Your Smile Some Love

Let’s show your smile some love now that you’ve got braces. When you wear braces, you must take extra care of your teeth and gums. That’s because food has more places to lodge and hide, raising your risk for cavities, swollen gums, bad breath and permanent white marks on teeth. A little extra care can…
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Why You Should Be Brushing Your Tongue

It may not get as much attention as brushing and flossing your teeth regularly, but brushing your tongue is an important part of your dental hygiene. Your tongue is an ideal breeding ground for the kind of bacteria that causes bad breath, periodontal disease, and even cavities. Taking just a few seconds for brushing your…
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Top Parenting Hacks to Raising Kids With Good Oral Habits

Whether you just can’t seem to get your children to follow a healthy brushing routine or you’re constantly running out of supplies, raising kids to have good oral habits can feel like an uphill battle. But, you can make life easier by developing and sticking to a dental schedule for your children and learning the…
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Four Bad Habits That Really Hurt Your Teeth

When it comes to dental health and hygiene, you’d be amazed at what a difference a little awareness makes. Just by understanding certain bad habits and paying attention to how you’re treating your teeth, you’ll be able to care for your dental health much more effectively. For instance, you might be doing some considerable damage…
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Highest Rated Dental Clinic In Halton Hills Ontario

Best Dentists in Georgetown, Halton Hills, ON – Dentistry On Sinclair, Still Waters Dental Group, Sunnyview Dental – Georgetown, Downtown Georgetown Dental, King's Cove Family Dental, Market Place Dental Centre, Pownall Janet, DDs – Still Waters. Highest Rated Dental Clinic In Halton Hills Ontario Best Dentists in Georgetown, Halton Hills, ON – Dentistry On Sinclair,…
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Tooth Extractions: Nothing to Fear

For many people a tooth extraction – or “having a tooth pulled” – might seem medieval and often scary. Some people can even feel shame associated with losing a tooth. In truth, tooth extraction is common among both children and adults, and is generally a very simple procedure causing relatively little pain. Why do I…
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3 Things Bruxism Does to Your Smile

Bruxism is the clinical name for the constant, unconscious grinding of your teeth. Though commonly referred to as a habit, the truth is that bruxism is a chronic condition, and patients who experience it often can’t stop even if they wanted to. The good news is that Dr. James Fondriest can likely treat your condition...…
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Cosmetic Dentistry in Costa Rica

Despite the advances in dental technology, including less invasive procedures and more effective anesthetics, some people are still afraid of going to the dentist. Just the idea of going to the dentist conjures the sound of the drill that used to scare us when we were children. Obviously, for these people going to the dentist…

HEALTH

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Understanding Bone Grafting

As you begin to discuss the possibility of replacing some or all your missing or damaged teeth with dental implants, your oral and maxillofacial surgeon is going to evaluate your jaw bone. This bone is one of the most important components of dental implants. A dental implant to replace a missing tooth consists of three…

SCIENCE

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The History of Orthodontics

Ancient Greece and Rome The history of orthodontics starts back in ancient Greece and Rome. Aristotle and Hippocrates had knocked around ideas for straightening teeth even as far back as 400 and 300 BC and archaeologists have proof that the Etruscans used appliances to maintain spaces and prevent collapses of teeth because they buried their dead wearing them. Also...…
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The History of Orthodontics

Ancient Greece and Rome The history of orthodontics starts back in ancient Greece and Rome. Aristotle and Hippocrates had knocked around ideas for straightening teeth even as far back as 400 and 300 BC and archaeologists have proof that the Etruscans used appliances to maintain spaces and prevent collapses of teeth because they buried their dead wearing them. Also...…
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What Is New Teeth Now, and How Can It Help You?

Life should be lived to the fullest. Once you’ve reached your goals of a loving family, a successful career, and an active social life, you have every reason to sit back and enjoy everything you’ve worked for. But like many, if you suffer from…The post What Is New Teeth Now, and How Can It Help…
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We Believe In Proactive Prevention For Patient Care

SIMCOE, ON We believe in proactive prevention for patient care. We are looking for an experienced associate dentist who has a similar philosophy to assist with our busy practice. A special interest in endodontics would be ideal but not required.… The post We Believe In Proactive Prevention For Patient Care appeared first on Oral Health…