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Ask A Dentist: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

  April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. And while discussing cancer is unlikely to be anyone’s idea of a good time, it’s an important discussion to have. According to The […]

Dental Insurance: The Haves and Have-Nots

  The newly released :DentalPlans SmileIndex™, an annual survey on oral care access and affordability,  confirms a big gap in peoples’ ability to obtain dental insurance. Unsurprisingly, cost was the […]

Dentists Saving Teeth… And Lives

Dentists are becoming more proactive about taking care of their patients’ overall health, rather than focusing solely on oral health. The healthy teeth-healthy body concept was front and center at […]

What Is Teledentistry?

It’s easy to figure out how telemedicine works – you don’t need to physically be in a doctor’s presence to get treatment for uncomplicated conditions like allergies or rashes. But […]

Do You Have Exploding Head Syndrome?

Here’s one thing that people who suffer from “Exploding Head” syndrome can be grateful for – their heads don’t actually detonate. The alarming name of the syndrome refers to the […]

The Dental Army Is Here

The Air Force’s 779th Dental Squadron is using new computer design technology to “make dental operations more efficient and to assist Airmen in maintaining dental mission readiness,” according to the […]

A New Salivary Test To Detect Oral Cancer

Some people may think oral cancer isn’t that common. They probably don’t realize that about 43,000 Americans are diagnosed with this disease every year—and someone in the United States dies […]

The Watch For The Tech Savvy Dentist: The Apple Watch

When it comes to Apple products, the question is never “do I need this?” – it’s always “just how badly do I want this?” And it seems that a lot […]

Grow Your Own Bones?

When you hear the words “bone graft” from your oral surgeon, your initial reaction will likely be less than perky. It sure sounds scary, doesn’t it? With regular dental care […]

Sorry, Spiders: Limpet Teeth Are The World’s Strongest Natural Material

If you happen to meet up with a Limpet today, don’t let the wee beastie lick you. Researchers at the University of Portsmouth have found that limpet teeth are the […]

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