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Posted 8/16/2016 by DentInsStore in Straight-Talk   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 62
Flossing Flouters Favor Flawed Flossing Studies
Say it ain’t so! Have dental professionals and government agencies been spinning a yarn of floss all this time about the importance of flossing our teeth? Why are flouters of flossing gleefully smirking at a new caveat regarding cavity prevention? Allow me to explain. Every year the...Read More
Posted 1/9/2016 by Tariqdrabu in Health Guide   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 37
In the world where dentists are earning more money than any other doctors, it is completely understandable now as to why it is so. We ingest through our mouth and chew with our teeth. What if we have some swelling in our mouth or any sort of infection? Forget chewing, we won’t even...Read More
Posted 8/3/2015 by Spirit Dental in Spirit Dental: Useful Dental Information   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 86
Dental Care Tips for Seniors 
Maintaining proper dental care is important at all stages of life, but it can be especially important in the golden years. As you age, your teeth become more and more prone to decay and sensitivity. Those ages 55 and older are especially at risk for: Sensitive Teeth: Sensitivity can be caused...Read More
Posted 6/17/2015 by RemedyLand in Dental village   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 101
Gingivitis is now considered a serious health risk that many people do not even know they have! ARE YOU ONE OF THEM? Here are the five things you should ask yourself about gingivitis: What is it? What causes it? How do I know if you have it? Is it damaging my health right now? And most...Read More
Posted 6/3/2015 by RemedyLand in Dental village   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 122
Periodontal disease is an infectious disease that damages the gums and bone that supports the teeth. The bacteria that cause periodontal disease can get into the bloodstream and affect the overall health of the individual. In working closely with our patients to treat periodontal disease, we are...Read More
Posted 4/2/2015 by Brent Cornelius in Brent Cornelius Dentistry   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 207
5 Ways to Get Yourself to Floss More
We know that you know how important it is to floss at least once daily. We know this because the admonishment to floss comes to you regularly: from your dentist, from advertisers, from your mother, from articles such as this one. (That’s right; floss at least once a day, every day!) But...Read More
Posted 1/26/2015 by MarsenaFlores in All About Dental Care Blog   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 97
Periodontal disease refers to any disease that affects the surrounding tissues of the teeth, including the gums, cementum, alveolar bone and gingiva. The word is coined from two words: “peri” which means around, and “odontal” which means teeth. The two most common forms of...Read More
Categories: gum disease, gingivitis
Posted 10/27/2014 by cdicdental in Cosmetic and Dental blog   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 102
Types of Gum Disease
A gum disease is a progressive type of disease that affects the surrounding and supporting tissues of the gums, as well as the underlying jawbone. When this is left untreated, the result will lead to a loose and unstable tooth, even loss of tooth. In fact, this disease is the leading cause of the...Read More
Categories: oral health, gum disease
Posted 9/16/2014 by DentInsStore in Straight-Talk   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 111
Napoleon Meets His Dental Waterloo
Napoleon Bonaparte is renowned for invading countries and pillaging treasuries, but did you know he was meticulous about his tooth care? It's true - he never left home to invade another country without packing his toothbrush. Admittedly I knew little about “Boney” until recently. I...Read More
Posted 4/25/2014 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 2973
Tooth Loss Ramifications
Today there are 25 million people in this country who have no teeth, and that number will increase to 38 million in 2020. As age increases, so does the prevalence ofedentulism(no teeth): 22% at age 45, 36% at age 55, 42% at age 65, and 56% at age 75. In addition, another 80 million people are...Read More
Posted 3/24/2014 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 3775
Why Is Dental Care Important?
Scientific research has shown the relationship between, necessary vitamin intake, and foods that are best for protecting your healthy smile.Read More
Posted 3/18/2014 by DentInsStore in Straight-Talk   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 3970
Four Easy Ways to Enable Tooth Enamel
Random thoughts on bees: since presumably more bees prefer honey than vinegar, is there a minority vinegar bee population we don’t know about? If being the “bees knees” is good, is the “bees bottom” like a bee bad boy? If fish swim in schools, are flying bees home...Read More
Posted 3/4/2014 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 2224
Beatrice Our Hygienist: Gum Disease Awareness
affects more adults than cancer, diabetes or heart disease. With 74% of the population affected, only half are aware of it. Gum disease has long been associated with heart disease, strokes, pre-term births, and low birth weights. Now there are several connections between overall health and...Read More
Posted 2/20/2014 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 2552
Implants Treat the Disease of Bone Loss
Thebonearound tooth rootsis a special kind of bone: alveolar bone. It receives stimulation from the roots of the teeth it encloses. Alveolar bone is healthy unless subject to inflammation fromcan be used with dental imaging software to determine the exact location, size and number of implants. By...Read More
Posted 2/7/2014 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 2936
If Your Gums Look Like This, You Need....
If your gums look like this, you need treatment. In this situation, the difference between the tissue disease around the six front teeth--porcelain jacket crowns--and the tissue health around the back teeth is very apparent. This inflammation and bone loss--called, so that harmonious crown contours...Read More
Posted 1/31/2014 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 2863
Why Gum Disease has Warning Signs
Your mouth is full ofand flossing lowers the bacterial count, but harmful bacteria can still cause gum inflammation. Gum disease starts with surface inflammation, then spreads deeper, until it can even destroy the bone around your teeth. What are the signs of gum disease? red,...Read More
Posted 1/15/2014 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 3399
Implants Treat the Disease of Bone Loss
Thebonearound tooth rootsis a special kind of bone: alveolar bone. It receives stimulation from the roots of the teeth it encloses. Alveolar bone is healthy unless subject to inflammation fromcan be used with dental imaging software to determine the exact location, size and number of implants. By...Read More
Posted 1/13/2014 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 3461
What is Peri-implantitis?
Peri-implantitis is a more serious disease distinguishable from the condition of peri-implant mucositis. It is characterized by an inflammatory process around an, which includes both soft tissue inflammation and progressive loss of supporting bone beyond biological bone remodeling. It is present...Read More
Posted 1/9/2014 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 4434
Successful Long-Term Removable Partial Treatment
A study of clasp-retained removable, loss of critical teeth and the need for maintenance procedures such as relines or adjustments. The survival rates for all partials was 96.4% after five years and 89.8% after ten years. Clasp fractures were the most common problem, occurring in one in five...Read More
Posted 12/24/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 4102
Why Gum Health Can Worsen With Age
New Research from Queen Mary, University of London, in collaboration with research groups in the United States, may elucidate the reasons behind deteriorating gums as we age. According to the study, published in Nature Immunology, the worsening of gum health, common with aging, is associated with a...Read More
Posted 12/16/2013 by DrDanSindelar in Oral Health: The Tipping Point of Healthcare   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 4263
The Ugly Statistic Plaguing Most Dental Practices
Before you read this blog post, I’d like you to get out a pen, estimate the percentage of bloody prophys you have in your practice, and write that number down. Now put that away; we’ll come back to it. My good friend Dr. Bill Domb has a saying that I use every day in my...Read More
Posted 12/10/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 6122
Board Certified Prosthodontics: Comprehensive
Sometimes people are desperate, but are not willing to do what they need to do, even when they are able., etc. (and do these things with the most current technologies available)--we see many patients who have been told they are at the end of the line. These patients have multiple problems: missing...Read More
Posted 11/15/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 1060
Implants Treat the Disease of Bone Loss
Thebonearound tooth rootsis a special kind of bone: alveolar bone. It receives stimulation from the roots of the teeth it encloses. Alveolar bone is healthy unless subject to inflammation fromcan be used with dental imaging software to determine the exact location, size and number of implants. By...Read More
Posted 11/4/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 1122
US Periodontal Health Assessment Update
The American Academy of Peridontology (AAP) was recently invited to provide testimony to the Centers forDiseaseControl and Prevention's Division of Oral Health (CDCDOH) as part of the strategic planning process for 2011 through 2014. The goal is to develop a surveillance program to determine the...Read More
Posted 9/25/2013 by DentInsStore in Straight-Talk   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 4612
Fun Fall Foods for Healthy Teeth
It’s a bit early for trees to start wowing us with autumn splendor, but daytime temperatures are dropping, the days are getting shorter and weekends are busy with fall festivals and football. Happily, there are delicious fall foods that are as good for our teeth as they are pleasant for our...Read More
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