Is Collecting Celebrities Teeth Going A Bit Too Far?

I am the first person to admit that I am addicted to celebrity news and I would pick up a People’s magazine much faster than a Forbes. Having said that, I am in no way interested in owning any of their dental work . But evidently, there are many dentists who are. … Read Full Post

Pioneering Pain Scientist Dubner Wins Dentistry’s Distinguished Scientist Award

Ronald Dubner, PhD, DDS, of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry was honored today with the 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award by the American Association for Dental Research (AADR).

Dental Phobia: Women In 40s Most Likely To Be Afraid Of The …

Karve explained that people who have a great fear of the dentist wait 17 days, on average, to make an appointment to see the dentist when they are feeling severe pain. Comparatively, the rest of the population who is not as …

Nobel Biocare Symposia 2012

Six Nobel Biocare scientific symposia in 2012 will celebrate the dual anniversaries of osseointegration – 60 years since the discovery and 30 years since the landmark conference in Toronto

Even More Reasons To Visit Your Dentist

Have you ever heard the saying that “your eyes are the window to your soul”? Well, your mouth is a window to your health. More people are understanding the importance of regular visits to their dentist for the health of their teeth. But what about for their overall health? Can your dentist really help diagnose non-dental diseases? Yes, as a matter of fact, they can! Some of the non-dental related diseases that your dentist can help detect include: sexually transmitted diseases (STD), diabetes, heart disease, and even several types of cancerous diseases . When your dentist performs an oral exam , he or she is looking in your mouth for signs of different diseases such as inflammation, bleeding, dry mouth or sores, and suspicious areas around the gum line. … Read Full Post

Dental Health Risks: 5 Unhealthy, Extreme Dental Trends To Avoid

The basics of dental health aren't all that complicated: Brush and floss daily, limit cavity-causing sugary snacks, don't smoke and schedule regular visits to your dentist . For some people, though, things get a little trickier.

Amy D. Shojai, CABC: 9 Dental Issues You Share With Your Cats …

Pet tooth problems can be surprisingly similar to their owners' dental issues. Here are common dental issues you share with your cats and dogs, as well as ways to avoid them.

Keep smiling: Collagen matrix promotes gum healing around exposed roots

Receding gums often result in tooth sensitivity and can lead to decay of the root and persistent inflammation of the gum. New research demonstrates that a novel method using bovine collagen is able to enhance gum healing. This resulted in thicker margins around the tooth and, in over half the cases, complete coverage of exposed roots.

More Americans Going To ER For Routine Dental Treatments

CHICAGO — More Americans are turning to the emergency room for routine dental problems – a choice that often costs 10 times more than preventive care and offers far fewer treatment options than a dentist's office, according …

Dental pulp stem cells transformed by ‘bad breath’ chemical

Japanese scientists have found that the odorous compound responsible for halitosis – otherwise known as bad breath – is ideal for harvesting stem cells taken from human dental pulp.