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January 20, 2014
Wisdom teeth are the very back set of molars that people have. While some do not have to be removed, many people have their wisdom teeth extracted at some point in their lives. While this process is often much like other tooth extraction procedures, it can vary because of the particular conditions... Read Full Post
December 15, 2013
Sealants can offer a major protection against cavities. Teeth may be covered with plaque, a sticky bacteria that can eventually cause cavities if you do not brush after eating. Sealants can help protect your teeth from this harmful bacteria.
Sealants are a plastic material that are used to cover... Read Full Post
July 10, 2013
Dental veneers, or the thin coating that improves the appearance of a person’s teeth, has benefits beyond their aesthetic value.
Aside from providing a more natural appearance due to its versatility in matching the color of a person’s teeth, dental veneers also reinforce the enamel of one’s tooth.... Read Full Post
June 11, 2013
As people get older, their teeth will age with them, typically increasing the number of dental problems older people face and making tooth care at older ages even more important.
The elderly usually suffer from dental problems such as tooth loss, gum disease, decaying of root, tooth stains, and dry... Read Full Post
May 21, 2013
People who want or have to get dental veneers to improve their teeth usually require diagnosis, tooth preparation, and bonding.
The first appointment with the dentist consists of an examination to determine if veneers are appropriate for the person. If the dentist decides that dental veneers are... Read Full Post
May 02, 2013
A new material called zirconia is being used to make tooth crowns and is claimed to be unbreakable, a major difference from the traditional porcelain material.
Zirconia will potentially have a large change in the dentistry field as the crown is purportedly indestructible. Also known as ceramic... Read Full Post
March 23, 2013
Soldiers’ combat readiness can be improved by providing them with dental treatment in the field, according to experts.
During a Warrior Exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, California that took place on March 18, U.S. Army Col. Enrique Garcia said soldiers are more “deployable” if dental treatment is... Read Full Post
March 04, 2013
According to a new survey posted in the Journal of the American Dental Association, at least one out of eight adults has sensitive teeth.
University of Washington research assistant professor Dr. Joana Cunha-Cruz said sensitive teeth were common in young adults and those who have receding gums.... Read Full Post
November 07, 2012
Everyone wants a shining smile that they can feel confident showing, but sometimes it can be difficult to maintain. Certain foods or habits can make a real difference in the appearance of your teeth.
Certain drinks such as coffee, wine, and colas can stain your teeth over long periods of time.... Read Full Post
October 05, 2012
The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM) had its annual benefit day on Tuesday, bringing live music to the masses and low-cost healthcare to qualifying full-time musicians.
The event had musicians playing at various businesses around town, who donated part of their profits that day to HAAM.... Read Full Post