Dental insurance is one of the most valued benefits offered by employers. However, many employees do not understand their dental insurance policy and how the plan works.
Cosmetic Dentistry is a bit of a buzz word these days and is often used to describe dental services provided at various dental practices. But what is it?
It is widely known that BOTOX® is an effective method to counter wrinkles. BOTOX® works by blocking the nerves that contract muscles, softening the appearance of wrinkles. BOTOX® is effective at treating current wrinkles as well as preventing wrinkles which is why many are choosing to begin BOTOX® treatments when they are younger and wrinkles have not fully formed yet.
According to the American Dental Association, there is recent good news about progress against cancer. It is now easier than ever to detect oral cancer early, when the opportunity for a cure is great. Currently only half of all patients diagnosed with oral cancer survive more than five years.
Affinity Dental is excited to announce that they now offer CEREC same-day crowns.
Did you know that 78% of the adult population has some form of periodontal disease? The word periodontal literally means 'around the tooth'. Periodontal (gum) diseases, including gingivitis and periodontitis, are serious infections that affect the gums and bone supporting the teeth. If left untreated, periodontal diseases can lead to tooth loss of one or many teeth.
Oral cancer occurs in approximately 30,000 Americans each year, according to the American Cancer Society.
There are many different factors that can raise your risk of developing oral cancer, especially tobacco and alcohol use. More than 95 percent of all oral cancers are found in people older than the age of 45, but it can occur at any age. It has been on the rise with the recent discovery of the link between HPV and oral cancer.
Teeth and gums reveal the inside story of your overall health -- from signs of diabetes to heart disease to osteoporosis. Find out what your oral health may say about you.