Skull of an Archaeology Site

Did We Discover the World’s Oldest Dental Implant?

Date: Jun 03, 2014

Researchers say they have discovered the world’s oldest along with the remains of a woman who died about 2300 years ago. This implant is about 400 years older than previously discovered examples. It seems that it was placed for purely cosmetic reasons, but we’re not…

ADA to Congress

ADA Urges Congress to Help Expand Access to the Dentist

Date: May 27, 2014

In response to a crisis of access to dental care for Americans, the American Dental Association (ADA) has issued a report to Congress urging it to take steps to support an initiative that seeks to dramatically improve dental health and access to the dentist in…

Porcelain Veneers by Jeffrey Dorfman on Wikicommons

There’s No Such Thing as a Cosmetic Dentist

Date: May 21, 2014

It’s a secret that doesn’t get advertised very much because many people don’t want you to know: there is no such thing as a cosmetic dentist. Dentists adopt this label for many reasons. Some use it simply for marketing, while others use it to express…

How a Dentist Can Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Date: May 14, 2014

is a common nuisance, but it’s more than that. It is a sign of poor airflow during sleeping, which can lead to poor sleep quality both for the sleeper and for anyone who can hear the snoring. Snoring may also be a sign of ,…

Cosmetic Dentistry and your Lip Line

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Change Your Lip Line, Too

Date: May 07, 2014

Here’s a question: what is more closely associated with your smile than your teeth? Give up? It’s your lips. Look at this Google Ngram graph, and you’ll see what we mean. In its Ngram program, Google looks at all the books that have been indexed…