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Electric Oral-B Powered Toothbrushes Earn ADA Seal

Five models of the Oral-B Oscillating-Rotating-Pulsating power toothbrushes received ADA (American Dental Association) Seal in August 2017.  To earn the Seal, these products must pass ADA Laboratory tests and meet ADA and American National Standards Institute approved dental standards.  This means when dentists recommend a powered toothbrush with the Seal to patients, both parties can […]

9 Dental Specialties – As Detailed by the American Dental Association

The American Dental Association recognizes nine dental specialties. As a general dentist it is important to refer patients to the proper specialist when needed. Dental Public Health – Dentists who specialize in public dental health are concerned with the positive dental well-being of a community rather than for singular patients. Their efforts focus on dental health […]

Marijuana Use Impacts Oral Health

Researchers have found that marijuana use has significant impact on oral health. The following bullet points for example: Alveolar bone loss Gingivitis and periodontal disease Gingival hyperplasia (excess gum growth) Gingival leukoplakia (abnormal white strands on mucosa) Increased appetite for unhealthy food and drinks Oral cancer Oral thrush (yeast infection) Poor oral hygiene and diet […]