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Forensic Dentistry

Forensic dentistry uses extensive dental knowledge to assist both civil and criminal law enforcement by local police agencies. These dentists assist an assortment of different investigative agencies to help identify any human remains recovered. They are often asked to help determine age, occupation, race, socioeconomic status and […]

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Anatomy of a Tooth

Anatomy is the study of the structure of an organism and their structures. The anatomy of the tooth falls under the dental anatomy. Dental anatomy is dedicated to the study of a human tooth; it falls under its purview. This is a taxonomical science that is concerned […]

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Do You Know The Meaning Behind The Official Symbol of Dentistry?

What Is the Official Symbol of Dentistry? The American Dental Association started using the official symbol of dentistry in 1965. It can be recognized by the snake coiled around a staff before two branches bearing 20 berries and 32 leaves, which are centered in a design that […]

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Dental Care Tips for Aging

For most people, just the thought of having to go to the dentist is enough to send them into a mad frenzy. The only major difference between the elderly and others is the type of dentistry and dental care that is recommended and required.  These senior citizens […]

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Big Plays and Big Smiles: Why You Should Wear a Mouth Guard While Playing Sports

The days of mouth guards only being worn by football players are long gone.  To make the most of your child’s sporting experience, go through the appropriate measures to protect their teeth. Spring Sports Lacrosse, baseball, softball, and volleyball are all popular spring sports. Lacrosse is a contact […]

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Make Flossing Fun with WaterPiks

Have you repeatedly tried to get into the habit of flossing but just can’t? Poor dexterity, over crowding, limited opening or losing circulation in your finger tips every time you floss make you just want to throw in the towel? Let me suggest a WaterPik. This past Christmas, […]

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A Super Brief History of Dentistry

It is common knowledge that you should brush your teeth at least twice a day and visit the dentist two times a year. Healthy teeth are essential for a healthy body, which might explain why dentistry has been around since 7000 BC. The first known record of […]

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What is a Diastema?

A diastema is a space (gap) between two teeth, most often noticeable between the two front teeth. This condition usually occurs when there is a disproportionate relationship between the jaw and the size of the teeth, but can also be caused by alignment problems, protruding teeth, or […]

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5 Easy Pain Relief Ideas After Wisdom Teeth Removal

When you have had your wisdom teeth removed, it’s important to understand the best ways to heal comfortably and quickly. Once the teeth are removed, healing begins when a blood clot forms over the area. When this is displaced, a condition called dry socket may result, which […]

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Digital Impressions with Digital Imaging System

NEW DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY MAKES A GOOD IMPRESSION ON DENTISTS, PATIENTS Dental impressions have traditionally been a messy, uncomfortable business. Mold putty was mixed, packed into the patient’s mouth, and allowed to harden. If everything went right, an impression that could be used for crowns, bridges, or Invisalign […]

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