Newer anticoagulant drugs have few studies to provide dentists with recommendations on the need to discontinue their use for dental procedures. Here, the Sacramento Dentistry Group provides advice from an expert on the subject.
Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment used to correct problems with the position of teeth in the jaw or even the size of the arches of the jaw. CPAP therapy is used to lessen the side effects of sleep apnea. This press release discusses if they can be combined.
Although charcoal is an increasingly popular ingredient in toothpastes and tooth powders (dentifrices), it is not the same material that you find in charcoal briquettes. This article explains why.
The roots of teeth can be shorter than average due to genetics, trauma, surgery or the reabsorption of the tooth by the body. Whatever the cause, many with this problem wonder how long their teeth might last. Are there complications involved?
Neem is a popular tree in the Middle East and Asia for use in oral health care. As neem products become available in the United States, many dental patients wonder if it is actually effective at preventing bacterial growth and for use in curing gum disease.
Bruxism is the unconscious grinding or clenching of teeth, leading to damaged enamel and dental appliances. A major review recently released looks at who gets bruxism, factors associated with it and the only treatment considered effective by the evidence.
After receiving orthodontic treatment, patients are assigned a retainer. Removable retainers may be worn only at night or throughout the day. Can these retainers harbor bacteria and lead to cavities?
Mucoceles are benign cysts that form from salivary fluid inside the mouth. This press release discusses the most common causes of mucoceles, how to prevent them and how they are treated.
A recent survey by a dental insurance company indicated that dentists prefer their patients eat chocolate over all other types of candy. Why does the popularity of this confection in the public eye match with its acceptance by many dentists?