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
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
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