Category: Dental Care

Something feels oddly familiar. Sitting in my neighborhood coffee shop with my laptop open, staring at a course syllabus as it ominously lays out what my life will look like for the next several months. Coffee, flash cards, and wild Friday nights are in my future. And if I’m lucky, I’ll get the pleasure of writing a research paper or two while I’m at it. I can only hope as I start my endo residency. Dr. Vaughn I haven’t “studied” in six years. I haven’t even thought about studying. It’s been so long since I’ve studied that I’m not even sure I still know how to do it effectively. But still here I am, a student once more, and residency promises to be very much one of those sink or swim scenarios. Luckily, I haven’t forgotten everything that I learned in dental school. There’s a few lessons I’m bringing with

BRASILIA, Brazil: From the start of the pandemic, the oral cavity has been highlighted as a potentially relevant infection axis with further inflammatory response in surrounding tissues. This has resulted in heightened international interest in investigating the issue. A current study confirms the previous findings, namely that xerostomia, taste dysfunction and oral mucosal lesions currently manifest most commonly in patients with COVID-19. Mariyah

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: An explosive new report by the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter has revealed the widespread existence of ethnic discrimination at both public and private medical and dental practices across the Nordic nation. Posing as new patients looking to be treated by so-called “ethnically Swedish” practitioners, journalists from the newspaper contacted more than 100 healthcare facilities and found that nearly half of these agreed to their request.Did you miss our previous article… Mariyah

CHICAGO, U.S.: The American Dental Association (ADA) says that dentists should be vaccinated against COVID-19 but has stopped short of backing compulsory inoculation within the oral care workforce. As the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 continued to spread in the U.S., the association broke ranks with other health and medical groups by advocating for voluntary vaccination in order to show leadership and help to build nationwide vaccine confidence.Did you miss our previous article… Mariyah

Do you want to know how you can obtain a better and healthier smile? It’s possible to attain the bright and dazzling smile you’ve always wanted. But the process involves more than just splurging on expensive dental procedures. A few simple tips for a healthier smile can make all the difference, as well as your self-confidence.   Brush Your Teeth Regularly – If you have discolored teeth due to smoking or drinking coffee, start brushing your teeth more often. Twice per day is sufficient. Even if you can’t brush your teeth immediately after a meal, try using your toothbrush to clean them first thing in the morning. It’s also helpful to use mouthwash or regular toothpaste with fluoride. When choosing toothpaste, choose the one that has at least a little hydrogen peroxide in it. The additional boost from the peroxide will help fight plaque and prevent future staining. Avoid Teeth