Author: Christy Rakoczy Dentistry is a solid career path, but the education required to become a dentist is not cheap. In fact, the average student loan debt for all indebted dental school graduates in 2018 was $285,184, according to the American Student Dental Association. When borrowing so much, it is inevitable that students will exhaust federal … Continue reading Dental School Loans: Compare Your Options
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Reducing Deaths from Oral Cancer with Early Detection: Article By Dr. Donovan R. Hansen of Desert Valley Oral Surgery As an Arizona oral and maxillofacial surgeon, I am all too familiar with oral cancer dangers. Sometimes I am the one who discovers the cancer at my Desert Valley practice. However, just as often, a patient’s … Continue reading Reducing Deaths from Oral Cancer with Early Detection: By Dr. Donovan R. Hansen of Desert Valley Oral Surgery
Guest Post by: Dr. Scott Connell (Owner of the Sky Dental). Are Braces Just for Looks? Many parents seek braces based on how their child's teeth look. Adult patients are seeking braces for themselves for the same reason. It's all about appearance. But are braces really just for looks? Braces are needed to deal … Continue reading Are Braces Just for Looks?
This article was created by: Serene Dental SCHOOL IS JUST THE BEGINNING A student who’s managed to graduate from dental school has already passed through a severe set of filters. There were those four years of college. None of that light-hearted stuff, either. Rather, it was heavy concentrations in the natural sciences. Math. … Continue reading Residency in Orthodontics
The foods you choose to eat every day have a huge impact on your overall health, but they also affect the health and appearance of your teeth and gums. Over-eating sugary and acidic food and drink leads to tooth decay, the single most prevalent childhood disease, which can have further detrimental impacts on your overall … Continue reading 8 Foods Your Teeth Won’t Like To Eat
What is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is damage to a tooth’s enamel. This can happen when harmful bacteria in your mouth create acids that attack the tooth’s surface. These bacteria soften the tooth’s enamel and dentin, causing a small hole in the tooth called a cavity. If tooth decay is left untreated, it can … Continue reading How to Assess Your Risk for Tooth Decay
Guest post by: Dr. Shelia Harris, Natomas Crossing Dental Care. Now is the best time to start thinking about your child’s dental health. Proper dental care starts well before your child loses his or her first tooth. For parents, it’s important to understand what proper dental care is at every stage of your child’s development. … Continue reading A Parent’s Checklist for Children’s Oral Health
Guest Post by: The Smile Gallery Dental health is concerned with the condition and function of your gums, teeth, and mouth. Dental health practises and oral hygiene routines aim to prevent dental complications including tooth decay, gum disease, and injuries and ensure your mouth maintains its functionality and aesthetically-pleasing appearance. Why dental health is important … Continue reading What Do Your Teeth Say about Your Character?
Hello all! If you are a reader of Denthusiast and are tuning into this article because you are taking the NBDE Part 1, welcome! Congrats on getting to this point in your education. I am aware that this exam is tough, preparing for it is tough, and it a monumental hurtle to be passed. BUT! … Continue reading NBDE PART 1 – Advice and Resources
Dentistry did not begin in a snap of a finger, or a few years back. The field of medicine involved in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the oral cavity, and the promotion and maintenance of the oral health goes way back to the ancient civilizations, having its first indication of practice in … Continue reading The History of Dentistry
Coconuts have been a staple in my kitchen and culture. I use the milk, water, oil, and the meat of the coconut in my cooking, and use the oil for home health remedies. For example, you can use the oil as a hair mask to make your hair grow and shine (thanks mom and grandma for … Continue reading Why You Need to Drink Coconut Water
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Guest Post by: Diana Smith Diana Smith is a full time mom of two beautiful girls interested in topics related to nutrition and alternative medicine. In her free time she enjoys exercising and preparing healthy meals for her family. Good oral hygiene is important, so we have to brush our teeth and see our … Continue reading Guest Post: The Influence of Oral Hygiene and Oral Health on Our Body
"A lot of us "older guys" in the dental field think millennials coming into the profession may be lazy, or just get everything handed to them... overly entitled. It's just the perception and stigma." I recently listened to a podcast called DentalTown: Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran, and in one episode he talks to current dental … Continue reading A Time Management & Productivity Hack: The Pomodoro Method
Growing up, one of the greatest lessons my dad taught us was to always pay attention. I still remember driving through San Francisco on a family vacation when I was 13 years old, and if my sister and I fell asleep in the car, he would wake us up and make us look out the … Continue reading Pay Attention: a message from Derreck Kayongo at ASDA’s National Leadership Conference
We millennial's are always looking for ways to work smarter, not harder, without compromising quality, or our sanity. In order to be attentive in your work and personal life, successful, and happy, multitasking 24/7 while constantly tending to digital notifications is not the key. Taking on everything we want to do, and then doing too … Continue reading 75 Ways to Become more Productive in Your Personal and Professional Life
If you are health crazed in any way, you are already aware of the kombucha tea fad. Over the past few years, kombucha has emerged as one of the most sought after health drinks, and has become a staple in many people's diets. This drink as absolutely exploded on the market. MarketsandMarkets, the world’s No. 2 … Continue reading The Kombucha Craze: What it is and What You Need to Know