Prevention is better than a cure, right? When it comes to dental health, the expression has never been more accurate. Gingivitis is the most common and mild form of gum disease in the dental practice and is also the easiest of the conditions to prevent....

What is Periodontal Disease? In simple terms: periodontal disease “is an acute infection of the gum that may cause damage to the jawbone.” Only a professional in the dental field could adequately treat this type of disease because it demands a medical diagnostic. Periodontitis is a widespread...

Did you know? Root canal therapy is widely thought to be a painful procedure but is a pain-relieving treatment. It is used to remove nerves from a tooth’s pulp. It is also called endodontic therapy. It costs less than having a tooth extracted and replaced...

Yes, people have heard that dental whitening treatment might damage their tooth enamel. Or perhaps they don’t want to invest their money or time for in-office dental procedures. So, what would you say to your patients when they ask you about some great, natural, at...

Why do we go to the dentist? We go either to detect problems before they grow into serious concerns or to take care of an issue that has already developed. Now, not everything is visible to the naked eye. A visual examination cannot tell dentists...

Prevention is better than cure, right? When it comes to dental health, the expression has never been more accurate, because fixing dental problems after they come up can be painful, frustrating, and costly. There are ways to protect your teeth from decay, like with pit...

Dental Care Professionals (DCPs) are dental hygienists, dental nurses, dental and orthodontic therapists, dental and clinical dental technicians. In the modern dental office, DCPs serve a vital function because their job is to interact with patients, take digital images, X-rays, and impressions. If you’re thinking...

The process of removing tartar and plaque from teeth is called scaling. It comes before teeth polishing, and it is an essential step in the teeth cleaning procedure. Dental hygienists know that it can be performed manually or with ultrasonic teeth cleaning. Handheld scraping instruments...

Dental Specialties Institute, Inc. has been providing quality education and hands-on experience to many successful dental professionals since 2000. During these years, we have noticed specific actions and characteristics among the best of them. And regardless of how long a dental professional has been practicing...

On the one hand, not receiving the primary dental care can be detrimental for one’s health because it’s needed to prevent and treat dental problems. On the other hand, many people have dental anxiety and are afraid of going to the dentist. Don’t get it...