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Category: Dentist

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How to Recognize and Treat an Abscessed Tooth

An abscessed tooth can be painful or completely pain-free, but it always requires treatment and professional diagnosis to fully disappear.  Dental abscesses are relatively common, but they aren’t well understood. Abscesses can occur at any age, so it’s important for adults and children alike to know the symptoms of an abscessed tooth. An abscess is

The History of Dentistry

Dentistry and Its Rich History Dating as far back as 7,000 B.C., dentistry has been around for quite some time. According to a source, dentistry began with the Indus Valley Civilization. This civilization is located what is now Pakistan and northwest region of India, today. How It All Started As previously mentioned, the dentistry profession

How to Choose the Right Dentist

In this day and age, we have so many more options to choose from for our medical professionals. It’s important to all of us to find doctors and dentists that we can trust and build a relationship with; however, it can often be a difficult task choosing the right one. Nobody wants to jump around

Is Buying Dental Insurance Worth It?

Someone who wants to know whether purchasing dental insurance is worth it needs to know what kinds of insurance plans are available, how much plans costs, and if dental insurance is cost-effective. Types of Dental Insurance Plans There are three types of dental plans. An indemnity plan allows patients to choose any dental professional. Secondly,

How Much is the Average Visit to the Dentist?

The cost of clean teeth Keeping your teeth clean is fundamental to your overall health. You can keep from tooth decay, stinking breath, and other various dental diseases. But keeping your dental hygiene “fresh” isn’t cheap. Sure you can brush your teeth, floss, and use mouthwash, but that isn’t always enough. To keep your dental

What Education is Needed to Become a Dentist?

A dentist is a person who provides oral care to adults and children. You have general practitioners and specialists such as Orthodontics. Most dentists obtains a four-year undergraduate degree but some students do not get a four-year degree but instead, they take all the needed science courses such as biology, anatomy, chemistry, and microbiology. Once

Happy Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in remembrance of the victory Mexican forces had against the French in 1862. It is a time to celebrate, and relax with friends and family which usually gives us a good reason to have food and drink. From tacos to margaritas, no matter what you choose to indulge in this

Complete Your Oral Care Routine

The tongue may not be the most attractive part of the human body but it certainly does a lot for us.  It allows us to speak clearly and enjoy the foods that we love and need to maintain our general health.  The rough surface of the tongue, however, provides the perfect place for acids and

Fend Off Any Ill Effects

A good workout at the gym may contribute to your overall well being and a regular exercise routine is mandatory for some competitive athletes but all this physical activity is not especially good for your oral health.  Vigorous exercise tends to dry your mouth.  The nature of your saliva is beneficial in fighting off the

Get Professional Advice

You know that a home regimen is vital to the maintenance of your oral health.  Regularly scheduled professional checkups are important but a lot can happen over the months between dental appointments.  Brushing and flossing every day and following a well-balanced diet will help prevent any minor issues that may crop up during that time.