Members of the dental team tell us why dentists ought to consider going digital. The patients love them. Many labs prefer them. They are easier for clinicians and staff to take. Digital impressions have multiple benefits for a practice. Here are five reasons clinicians should give them a look
From the operator to patient care to oral surgery, here's how digital solutions have impacted every part of the dental practice.
A study published online in The FASEB Journal delves into the mystifying fact that wounds in your mouth heal faster and more efficiently than wounds elsewhere. Until now, it was understood that saliva played a part in the wound healing process, though the extent of its role was unknown. The study examined the effects of salivary peptide histatin-1 on angiogenesis (blood vessel formation), which is critical to the efficiency of wound healing. Researchers found that histatin-1 promotes...
Vitamin D has been shown to regulate musculoskeletal health by mediating calcium absorption and mineral homeostasis. Evidence has demonstrated that vitamin D deficiency may place subjects at risk for not only low mineral bone density/osteoporosis and osteopenia
After wisdom tooth removal, the best diet will include liquids and soft foods because they require no chewing. Avoid firm foods. Wisdom teeth are the last molars to emerge. They typically appear in people between the ages of 15 and 25 years old
Looking in a mirror and seeing that the tongue has changed from pink or reddish to orange may be alarming. Fortunately, an orange tongue is usually caused by something a person has eaten, such as an orange popsicle, gelatin, hard candy, or another type of food containing artificial coloring.
TORONTO -- Ontario's New Democrat leader unveiled parts of her platform at a campaign event on Saturday, saying the party would deprivatize Hydro One and offer universal pharma and dental care for all Ontarians if elected.
Scientists have designed a way to precisely monitor the food we eat using a sensor on our tooth. No longer will we be able to get away with that bag of chips when no one's looking.
A bitter or bad taste in the mouth could be a normal response to eating sour foods. However, when the taste lasts for a long time or happens unexpectedly, it can be concerning. Taste is a very complex sense that can be affected by many factors, including poor dental hygiene, dry mouth, or pregnancy.
Most of the people know that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, bad breath and gum disease, but not brushing your teeth could also lead to more serious diseases. Here we are going to investigate what other - perhaps unexpected - health conditions are affected by poor dental health.
Multiply similar costs across the country and you have a solid economic argument for growing publicly funded dental care in Canada. Last year, a provincial government report found that dental procedures cost up to 44 per cent more in Alberta than in neighbouring provinces. Does this inflated cost affects dental health? You bet.