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8% of Adults Have Tried Home Dentistry

8% of Adults Have Tried Home Dentistry

Suggestions that it is impossible to find a dentist these days seem to be true, according to results of a new study by Which? According to this study, 8% of people have tried to perform some kind of dental procedure at home. Of those who admitted to attempting home dentistry, the most popular choice, with […]


Osteoporosis Drug Linked With Jaw Disease

Osteoporosis Drug Linked With Jaw Disease

A report in the January edition of the Journal of the American Dental Association has suggested that there may be link between a common treatment for osteoporosis and the development of jaw necrosis. Osteoporosis is a condition that affects bone structure, and sufferers of the disease are at an increased risk of broken bones. It […]


Canadian consumers warned over the danger of imitation toothbrushes

Canadian consumers warned over the danger of imitation toothbrushes

Retailers and customers have been urged to demonstrate vigilance when buying toothbrushes by Health Canada. Colgate Massager, Colgate Navigator, Oral B Classic 40, Oral B Contura and Colgate 360 are amongst the brands found on the Canadian market to have been forged. Customers that regularly use any of these toothbrushes are advised to use pictures […]


Dentists Are Key To Early Identification of Eating Disorders

Dentists Are Key To Early Identification of Eating Disorders

The Academy of General Dentistry in the USA has recently highlighted the crucial role dentists can play in identifying the early signs of eating disorders. There are a range of oral symptoms associated with eating disorders, which may mean that regular dental check-ups can identify a problem before it becomes obvious to family and friends. […]


Children’s Toothpaste Can Be Harmful

Children’s Toothpaste Can Be Harmful

Fluoride has been commonly added to toothpastes to prevent cavity formation and to strengthen teeth. Fluoride also gets added to mouth rinse solutions. However what we should know is that excessive fluoride intake can be harmful especially for younger children. Supermarkets have sweet and fun toothpaste flavors like orange, peach, strawberry and tutti-frutti targeted at […]


FEAR OF DENTISTS CLAIMS GIRL’S LIFE BUT PHOBIA CAN BE CURED

FEAR OF DENTISTS CLAIMS GIRL’S LIFE BUT PHOBIA CAN BE CURED

Dental phobia is a serious condition that needs proper treatment, says dental expert The news that a girl of eight has starved to death because she had a fear of dentists has made headlines today. Eight-year-old Sophie Walker developed the fear after having her tongue cut in a routine procedure and then having to have […]


The Dental “Dating Game”

The Dental “Dating Game”

The Board of Registration in Dentistry in Pennsylvania is recommending parameters on single dentist dating of patients. What they are proposing is that single dentists have to wait a period of three months after a patient completes his or her dental work before the patient and the dentist can date. Shortly, dentists, dental hygienists, and […]


Kirsten Dunst Undergoes Dental Work?

Kirsten Dunst Undergoes Dental Work?

Kirsten Dunst, the Spiderman co-star, appears to have had a smile makeover. Ms. Dunst had previously said that she likes her crooked teeth, and that they gave her character. She did not want to have her teeth filed down. But it appears that Ms. Dunst has changed her mind. Recent photographs of the actress show […]


Be Orally Healthy by Controlling Diabetes

Be Orally Healthy by Controlling Diabetes

  The bad news: Unexpected complications come with being diabetic. And for those more than 20 million Americans suffering from the condition, most of them are still surprised when they are told that they have an increased risk of suffering other health disorders such as heart and kidney diseases. Worse, people with uncontrolled diabetes have […]


Meth Mouth: Symptom of the Drug Abuse Says CDHA

Meth Mouth: Symptom of the Drug Abuse Says CDHA

  The California Dental Hygienists’ Association or CDHA urged the public to increase their awareness of decaying teeth. This could be a sign that your loved one or a family member is addicted to methamphetamine and is abusing its use. Noel Kelsch, registered dental hygienist and president of CDHA, said that the dental profession has […]