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November 6, 2018
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3D-Printed, Drug Filled Dentures to Fight Against Infections

Most of the U.S. denture-wearing population suffer frequent fungal infections that cause inflammation, redness and swelling in the mouth. These infections are called denture-related stomatitis. Researchers […]
August 17, 2018
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3D Printing and Digital Dentistry

A few years ago, a 3-D printer would have been unusual at a dental conference or show. Dental offices around the country had the chairside milling […]
May 20, 2016

Does A Dental Implant Work?

In the past, the usual fix to the missing tooth dilemma, was to be fitted with a dental bridge, an often ill-fitting wire which was hooked […]
January 20, 2016

Dental Care for New Immigrants

Coming to the ‘Land of Opportunity’ has been your dream for years, and you finally made it here. At last, you’re a free person in a […]
June 29, 2015

Types of Toothaches

If you’ve ever had a toothache, you know what a serious obstacle it can be to your life. Anyone who’s never had a toothache probably would […]
June 26, 2015

What Is Laser Dentistry?

No pun intended, lasers are hot. Though chances are they’ve been around longer than most people realize, lasers are only now getting to be a popular […]
June 24, 2015

What Is Sleep Apnea?

Millions of Americans suffer with sleep apnea, and many more are diagnosed with this condition every day. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute reports that […]
June 12, 2015

Causes of TMJ

TMJ is the term most people use for it, but TMJ actually refers to the temporomandibular joint, of which there are two, one on either side […]
May 1, 2015

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

The feeling of a cold heavy vest on your chest or a panoramic X-ray device scanning your mouth for examination makes you wonder how safe it […]
April 29, 2015

Most Common Dental Allergies

Most people can go to their family dentist, have procedures performed, and not experience allergic reactions. There are, however, a small percentage of folks throughout the […]