Understanding Dental Insurance
With the rising cost of dentistry, more and more patients are opting for dental insurance. Many people believe that dental insurance is a lot like medical insurance. The truth is,…

Chief Dental Officer “In Denial” Says Dental Practitioners Association, UK
The Dental Practitioners Association chose the release of a survey by the Citizens Advice Bureaux showing 7.4m people have been unable to access NHS dentistry to make a series of media appearances to highlight the shortcomings of the NHS contract introduced in April 2006.

Dentistry can be Fascinating!
ballyscanlon / Getty Images Have you ever wondered who the first dentist was or how dentistry came about and did George Washington really have wooden teeth? Did you know…

Keep Tooth Decay Away
Photo Sarah Nixon Halloween is over, but if your house is anything like mine, candy is still lingering all over the place. It’s important for children to brush at least…

Treatment Approaches for Bruxism in Children
Bruxism is a destructive habit that may result in severe dental deterioration. It is mandatory to take your child to your dentist for its evaluation.

Private Fee Scale
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PracticePlan Dental Cover
Updated information about PracticePlan Insurance Cover.

Nobel Direct Dental Implants In Question
Three years after patients were given Nobel Direct dental implants, the risk of the implant loosening has increased even more. A follow-up by researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden shows that eight per cent of the implants are lost.Nobel Direct was launched in 2004 by Nobel Biocare AB. The implants were considered a great innovation, as they could be screwed directly into the jawbone without having to first lift up the mucous membrane.

Unlocking Saliva’s Secrets To Detect Breast Cancer
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston can identify and quantify specific protein markers in human saliva to provide an early, non-invasive diagnosis of breast cancer, according to a study published in the Jan. 10, 2008 issue of the journal Cancer Investigation.The study describes how the onset of breast cancer produces a change in the normal type and amount of proteins in glandular secretions from the salivary glands.