December 13th, 2006

Tips For Enjoying Holiday Sweets And Keeping (Oral treatment) That “Sweet Tooth” Intact

Tips For Enjoying Holiday Sweets And Keeping That “Sweet Tooth” Intact
Eating a lot of holiday sweets may satisfy that “sweet tooth,” but too much of a good thing might lead to unintended results for your teeth and gums, according to an American Dental Association (ADA) consumer advisor.”If you don’t bother to properly clean your teeth, the results might be tooth decay, gum disease and possible tooth loss,” says Dr. Matthew Messina, an ADA consumer advisor and practicing dentist from the Cleveland area. [click link for full article]

Meth Mouth Video
Methamphetamine use affects many parts of the body and the mouth is no exception. In fact, most dental professionals are using the term meth mouth to describe the devastating…

Kaposi’s Sarcoma-A Warning Sign of HIV Infection
Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is a malignant neoplasm, and in association with HIV infection, the lesion may be more aggressive and sometimes quite resistant to therapy.

This Thanksgiving - Give Thanks for Dental Health
Photo Courtesy USDA Dental health and being able to chew food properly is something that most of us take for granted. During this Thanksgiving holiday, as you are eating your delicious…

Pregnancy Gingivitis - What is Pregnancy Gingivitis?
Photo Courtesy of ADAM According to the American Academy of Periodontology, about 50% of women develop pregnancy gingivitis. Find out what pregnancy gingivitis is and what you can do to prevent…

Osteoporosis Meds And Jaw Pain: What’s The Risk?
Reports of osteoporosis drugs causing jaw problems have you wondering: Should you stop taking them?It’s true that there have been reports of partial death of a jawbone (osteonecrosis) related to osteoporosis medications, but the risk is very small, according to the December issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter.In contrast, the health risks associated with osteoporosis - a disease that causes bones to become brittle and to fracture - are high. [click link for full article]

What is Laser Periodontal Surgery? Posted By : Sung Lee
What is laser periodontal surgery? It is a non-invasive, gentle alternative to the dreaded scalpel and suture procedure. If you have gum disease that has gone from mild to severe ask your dental professional about the laser treatment method.

Eight Criteria for Selecting a Dental Office
Criteria for selecting a dental office include the dentist’s style, office location, appointment availability and reliability, financing and insurance consideration, and warranties.

What Signs Can A Relatively Healthy Person Lookout for That May End Up Manifesting a Gum Disease? Posted By : Sung Lee
Do you consider yourself to be relatively healthy? If so, can gum disease affect you? Absolutely, gum disease is no respecter of persons. A healthy person is likely to be affected by gum disease just the same as the next person.

Photo Gallery of a Child’s Dentist Appointment
Photo Tammy Davenport Many children are terrified of the dentist, but going to the dentist doesn’t have to be scary if you know what to expect. These dental photos will…

December 13th, 2006

Business: Business (Dental implant) People 

Business: Business People 
Profiles of some local business people. …

Champlin Joins Bassett Healthcare 
COOPERSTOWN Jessie May Champlin joined Bassett Healthcare’s Division of Orthopedics as a certified physician assistant. Champlin recently completed the physician assistant program at Gannon University in Erie, Pa.

City dentist becomes member of dentists’ body 
A renowned dentist of the region Dr Vivek Saggar specialising in aesthetic and implant dentistry, has claimed to be the first dentist of North India to become an accredited member of the Indian Academy of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry. He is the only candidate in India to successfully complete the accreditation programme this year. He successfully completed the evaluation process spread over a

Curran honored by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization 

Movers & Shakers, Monday, Nov. 27, 2006 
Professional designations Debbie Aub , GRI, and member of the Virginia Association of Realtors, was awarded the Graduate, Realtor Institute designation.

Dentist earns college fellowship 
Dr. James Otten has been conferred fellowship in the American College of Dentists, recognizing leadership, excellence and meritorious achievement in dentistry and public service.

People in business 
Mike Deeter , a registered landscape architect with more than 35 years of experience, has joined Ragan-Smith-Associates Inc. as land planning/landscape architecture quality control manager. He most recently taught at Ohio State University and has been involved in private practice for several years.

December 13th, 2006

Implant - Tooth whitening products do not cause oral cancer 

Tooth whitening products do not cause oral cancer 
Washington, Nov. 17 (ANI): A University of Toronto researcher claims that common tooth whitening products are safe, and do not increase the risk of oral cancer when used as directed. Dr. Ian Monroe, a professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and Faculty of Medicine and Associate Director, Program in Food Safety, Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs at the university, came to this

Teeth Whitening Products - Does New Technology Always Produce Better Results? 
Vitint® has produced Safe & White teeth bleaching gel. The company claims that it’s a “peroxide-free tooth whitener that does not use aggressive ingredients to whiten teeth. It is based on unique and patented Ardox-X technology with active oxygen.” Professional dentist of London Dental Institute is commenting on some of such claims. (PRWeb Nov 24, 2006) Trackback URI:

December 13th, 2006

Dental implant - Dentistry NYC is a One Stop Source for all Dental Defects Posted By : Henry Wilson

Dentistry NYC is a One Stop Source for all Dental Defects Posted By : Henry Wilson
Dentistry is the different procedures that can be employed by a dentist to correct and dental defect or deficiency. In NYC, there are several options which patients can explore to get the best possible dentistry services for any kind of dental defects.

Leading Orthodontist Presents Benefits Of OrthoCAD IQ(TM) At Major Orthodontic Meeting
Cadent, Ltd., provider of the OrthoCAD market-leading suite of 3-D digital solutions for the orthodontic industry, today announced that Dr. Michael Mayhew presented the benefits of OrthoCAD iQ(TM) at the combined 2006 Annual Meeting for the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists (NESO) and Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists (MASO) held earlier this month in the Bahamas. Dr. [click link for full article]

Dental Regulator Responds To Government Consultation On Healthcare Regulation, UK
The UK dental regulator, the General Dental Council (GDC), has today welcomed Government plans for UK healthcare regulation. In its response to a Department of Health consultation, the GDC highlights significant changes it has already made to strengthen its role in protecting the public - measures which are in line with recommendations for all healthcare regulators. [click link for full article]

Top 10 Myths About Root Canals
Photo ADAM Having a root canal is not as bad as you might think, regardless of what you might have heard about them. Root canals have been given a bum…

Here’s How Your Cavity Get Started
How does a dental cavity get started and what is the easiest way to prevent it?

Great Dental Gifts and Novelties
Photo by Sanja Gjenero Want to give your dentist, dental hygienist or dental staff a gift, but not sure what to buy? Check out these cool dental gifts and novelties. Gift Ideas…

December 13th, 2006

Dental implant cost - Research Shows No Direct Link Between Periodontal Disease And Preterm Birth

Research Shows No Direct Link Between Periodontal Disease And Preterm Birth
Researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry have found treatment of periodontal (gum) disease in pregnant women does not significantly alter rates of preterm birth, low birth weight, or fetal growth restriction.The Obstetrics and Periodontal Therapy Trial (OPT), published in the Nov. [click link for full article]

Wisdom Tooth Removal New York Saves your Neighboring Tooth Posted By : Erzana Jones
Wisdom tooth is a kind of molar that is situated in the last of chewing teeth. The treatment of wisdom tooth removal is suggested by dentists because the tissues surrounding wisdom tooth catches infection. Basically, this condition occurs when wisdom tooth is impacted and you are not able to clean it properly. To save your other tooth, it becomes essential to go for wisdom tooth removal.

Coalition Explores Impact And Recent Data Linking Diabetes Heart Disease And Periodontal (Gum) Disease
On November 16-17, Oral Health America and the National Periodontal Disease Coalition (NPDC) will gather in Pittsburgh to explore the controversy and recent scientific data surrounding the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes. [click link for full article]

December 13th, 2006

Online Press (Tooth treatment) Release

Online Press Release
PRWeb - Lee Pettigrew Announces the Launch of his New Website Dr Pettigrew has launched a new web site to make it easier to provide the very best in Cosmetic, Restorative & Implant Dentistry to his patients. - 2006-08-04 CADLearning Student Campus Officially

Straumann’s First-Half Net Revenues Rise 17 Percent in Local
PrimeZone - STMN) is a global leader in implant dentistry and oral tissue regeneration. In collaboration with the International Team for Implantology (ITI), leading clinics, research institutes and universities, the Group researches and develops implants

Online Press Release
PRWeb - Evolutions in Implant Dentistry, Revolutions in Ridge Augmentation is being taught by Dr. J. Daulton Keith, Jr., Dr. James Rivers and Dr. Zvi Schwartz on April 22, 2005 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning and Conference Center in the heart of Atlanta

Dr. Leonard Smith
San Jose Mercury News - He has also completed basic and advanced training in Implant Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and Sedation Techniques for Dentistry. Dr. Smith returned to San Jose to start a Cosmetic and Implant dentistry practice in 1986. He is married and is an active

December 13th, 2006

Leading Orthodontist Presents Benefits Of OrthoCAD IQ(TM) At Major Orthodontic Meeting (Dental implant)

Leading Orthodontist Presents Benefits Of OrthoCAD IQ(TM) At Major Orthodontic Meeting
Cadent, Ltd., provider of the OrthoCAD market-leading suite of 3-D digital solutions for the orthodontic industry, today announced that Dr. Michael Mayhew presented the benefits of OrthoCAD iQ(TM) at the combined 2006 Annual Meeting for the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists (NESO) and Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists (MASO) held earlier this month in the Bahamas. Dr. [click link for full article]

December 13th, 2006

Dental, retirees (Free dental implant)

Dental, retirees
Army Times - Covered services include diagnostic, preventive and restorative treatments, sealants, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, orthodontics, oral surgery, general anesthesia, dental accident coverage and emergency services. Cost: Premiums are based

December 13th, 2006

Tooth problems - Look Younger With Cosmetic Dentistry

Look Younger With Cosmetic Dentistry - Our teeth whiten according to how long they’re in contact with the tooth-whitening agent. That process can be greatly speeded up by use of a dental laser. So one visit of about 90 minutes can give you dramatically whiter and brighter teeth.

Thank you PR WEB.
PRWeb - Zoom2! at North Atlanta Aesthetic Dentistry Redefines Instant Gratification As seen on The Swan and Extreme Makeover, the Zoom! tooth whitening treatment has become more in demand than ever. Now Dr. Shawn Gurley offers enhanced patient comfort and

Wi-Fi’s ‘N’ to get industry group nod
PhysOrg - Cisco Launching Virtual Meetings Tool , October 23, 2006 Review: tooth-whitening products effective , October 19, 2006 More problems for Coke and Pepsi in India , August 09, 2006 Study warns of cleaning product risks , May 22, 2006 Reinforced

Local businesses team up for Smiles for Life
Westside News - This year half of all proceeds raised, during Smiles for Life tooth whitening in Twichell’s office, will be donated to the Brockport Seymour Library Children’s section. The campaign runs until June. The fundraiser at Flash’s raised more than $500

New Tooth Whitener Could Help Heal Teeth
Toronto Fashion Monitor - the American Dental Association s Paffenbarger Research Center (PRC) in Gaithersburg, MD, scientists have created a white with might whitening formula that contains tooth remineralization agents. Dr. Eichmiller explained that tooth whitening

House Exonerates Itself in Foley Investigation
Slate - In general the gels worked best, the tooth-whitening strips came in second, and the paint-on products were third. Not surprisingly, the more concentrated the active ingredient, the more effective the whitening. Some of the studies compared immediate

Political fog over Balloon Tract
Eureka Times-Standard - They were Senior Vice President Allan Gushkin at $1,300 in nonmonetary contributions for a dinner party, Senior Vice President Brian Morrissey at $2,850 for auction items, and Gans at $399, including a tooth-whitening auction item, according to

White s not right
Times Online - THE headline that caught my eye this week was Warning over tooth-whitening products . More than a quarter of the population have cosmetic dentistry, with whitening being the most popular treatment. Rather than pay dentists prices, the public

Thinking of getting your teeth whitened? Well don’t. Keep them brown
Guardian Unlimited - I thought I knew how cosmetic tooth-whitening works: they smear goo on your teeth, shine some sort of laser at it, and bingo! you walk away with the nuclear smile of a top US soap star. The dentist explained my teeth might feel a bit sensitive

Review: tooth-whitening products effective
PhysOrg - University of Michigan School of Dentistry researchers said most of the studies followed patients for only two to three weeks, so there was not enough data to reach a conclusion on long-term results, WebMD reported Wednesday. The review found that

December 13th, 2006

Implant - Dental Implants

Dental Implants
We’ve updated our Dental Implants Question-and-Answer page!

Recurrent Aphthous Ulcer (Canker Sore)
The causes of recurrent aphthous ulcers include psychic, allergic, microbial, endocrine, hereditary, trauma, and autoimmune mechanisms.