2d verses 3d Dental Imaging, which one is better?

When dentist diagnose your dental problem, one of the tools they may use either 2d or 3d imaging. Yet is one better than the other? Both 2D and 3D panoramic images are useful tools in treating dental patients. The key is to determine which imaging technology is most appropriate for the patient’s needs.  A standard dental x-ray is a 2-dimensional …

Electric Toothbrush Vs. Manual, Which One is Better?

Is this day and age you have so many choices for a toothbrush. Yet, they all really fall into two categories, manual and electric toothbrushes. With so many choices, how do you know which one is right. Is one type of toothbrush better than the other? The answer really depends on your situation. “If you are a wonderful brusher and …

Colon Cancer’s Link to the Mouth

 An infection from a common type of mouth bacteria can contribute to colorectal cancer, a  study suggests. The bacteria, called Fusobacterium nucleatum, can attach to colon cells and trigger a sequence of changes that can lead to colon cancer, according to the team at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. The researchers also found a way to prevent the bacteria …

How Better Oral Care Helps in Job Search

Your oral care may have more of an impact on you getting a job than you want. In a time where the analysts say the economy is getting better, though many are still out of work. There are more workers than there are jobs.” What this means is that if you’re planning to look for a job, you need every …

Non-prepared veneers-Pros and Cons

Dental veneers are used to improve the cosmetic appearance of the teeth and a person’s entire facial appearance. They can be shells or wafer thin laminates which come in tooth colors and can be made of myriad materials like ceramic, porcelain or composite bonding material. These are cemented or attached to the front of teeth to improve and correct their …

What is a bite guard/Splint?

A bite guard or a splint is a dental appliance or a rigid protective device which prevents the teeth from moving from position or grinding against each other. By restricting their movement they help in setting the teeth and correcting the alignment of the inner mouth. A bite guard or a splint is especially beneficial for bruxing and grinding patients. …

How Osteoporosis affect jaw bones?

Very few people connect Osteoporosis with jaw bones and tooth loss. In reality, Osteoporosis affects jaw bones as much as it affects the hips, back, knees and wrists. The condition of Osteoporosis creates low bone density which makes bones brittle and easily breakable. Along with other parts of the body this affects the jaw bones and has adverse effects on …

Dry Mouth- Causes and treatment

Also known as Xerostomia, dry mouth is a common oral condition which denotes reduced saliva production due to inadequate function of the salivary glands. It is a condition that afflicts most of us from time to time but prolonged phase of dry mouth could be serious and needs medical attention. Studies show that almost 25 million Americans suffer from dry …

Some of the Common Causes of Failure of Dental Implants

Dental implants are common and have led to healthier and happier patients with better oral states after the implants. And they can last for decades without any need for maintenance or repair. The intricate procedure of implants needs two things to be completely successful – an expert and experienced dentist; and a complete and detailed medical history of the patient …