As a dental practitioner, you are taught to focus on preventive health. As your relationships with patients develop, they often become more like friendships, bonds that becomes so comfortable that patients begin to share secrets, family vacations, and recipes with you. Over time, your role tends to become part oral healthcare provider, part therapist, and
We all know the recommended saying. Brush, floss and visit your dental office twice a year. But what is so important about that twice yearly appointment, and what are they trying to do while you are there? There are key factors to a dental exam For starters, your appointment should include an exam, and in
Let’s face it, on the surface oral health can seem like a bit of a boring topic, however, in reality it can be one of the most important aspects of a daily routine. Current trends (yea for current trends) have (finally) confirmed that oral health is the gateway to overall health. Yet most of the
Today’s question is…. What is the best thing to keep your mouth from being dry and what to stop gum decay? Dry mouth is one of the most frustrating things to deal with, both for the client and the clinician. Also, it can be one of the most destructive things that can happen to a
Bad dental hygiene isn’t just bad for your teeth; it can harm your entire body. Most people already have chronic gingivitis by the time they’re children, so keep flossing and brushing to prevent the onset of these 14 bad dental hygiene induced ailments.
Many people feel frustration, pain or anxiety when it comes time to visit the dentist. Seeing as the relationship is based on disease, it’s really no wonder. There are those few “lucky” people that either LOVE having their teeth cleaned, or have no problems in their mouth which contribute toward work needing to be done either through gum disease or decay. Hopefully this list will help shed light on dental health and its possibilities.