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December 2013 Blog Posts (4)

How smoking affects your teeth

While the general effects of smoking on your health are well-known, it can also have significant effects on your oral health.

Here are some of the ways smoking can harm your oral health and hygiene:
- Oral Cancer

- Periodontal (gum) disease

- Delayed healing after a tooth extraction or other…

Added by Vram Kargodorian on December 10, 2013 at 7:53pm — No Comments

How do you take care of dental emergencies?

How you take care of people in pain is not only one way you define the kind of dentist and health care professional you are - but it's also an opportunity to gain new patients. I have been proud to work in an office where the guideline was to schedule any person in pain within 2-4 hours of their phone call. No matter whether the caller was an existing patient or brand new or even…


Added by Jill Nesbitt on December 6, 2013 at 9:34am — No Comments

Did anybody come across this implant patient?

This is a good reason to point to the patients to follow the full procedure. 

here is the news:

"When a 57-year-old Italian woman showed up to the University of Brescia complaining about sinus inflammation and a pain in her face, doctors were confused by the cause. A case…


Added by M Marz on December 5, 2013 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Lady Gaga and her scary, fake teeth

I guess I'm a few weeks behind on this, but I just saw photos of Lady Gaga and the wild teeth (dental cuff) she wore at the YouTube American Music Awards in early November. A photo of her wearing the teeth is now featured on the cover of her new single, "Dope."

What's cool about this story is that the designer of the teeth (which is actually a bracelet the artist calls a dental cuff) was called out of the blue and asked if Lady Gaga could wear her teeth jewelry. Like any sane…


Added by Meg Kaiser on December 2, 2013 at 1:28pm — No Comments

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