Infection control represents specific procedures required for a healthcare setting as a means of preventing the spread of disease. A series of particular recommendations developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is to be used in all dental offices across the country. Every dental specialist...

Several myths and misconceptions are circulating out there in regards to dental hygiene. While this is true for pretty much everything, when it comes to your oral health, it's best to separate fact from fiction so that you don't regret it down the line. To that...

Missing teeth can affect not only your smile and self-confidence but also your overall oral health. Tooth loss will sometimes lead to further problems such as misalignment of other teeth as well as the deterioration of the entire jawbone. Luckily, however, with more recent developments in...

When we think about the profession of dentistry, we generally think of our dentist's office where we regularly (hopefully) go for a checkup, teeth cleanings, cavity fillings, and other such procedures. In reality, this profession expands much further than the local office around the corner, and...

Specific laws and regulations exist that clearly and explicitly define the duties that a Dental Assistant (DA) is allowed to perform. As mentioned within these specifications, there is also the level of dentist supervision required, as well as the setting where these duties can complete. Do...

Also known as dentin hypersensitivity or root sensitivity, sensitive teeth are a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Straightforward indications of sensitive teeth include the somewhat sharp sensation when one tooth or more are exposed to hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods and drinks,...

Dental implants have come a long way over the past two decades. Nevertheless, the topic of failed dental implants has taken center stage lately. It is in large part due to the number of dental implant placements has also increased over the past several years....

Veneers are a simple solution to a less than perfect smile. They are prepared by your doctor to provide an improved aesthetic appearance to your teeth by applying a sort of cover or shell made from a variety of possible materials. In this article we...