Archive for September, 2010

The Whole Tooth – Reasons to see a Dentist at Any Stage of Life

We know we should. We mean to. But many times, we put off visiting the dentist until there’s a problem – like intense pain. This approach is a big mistake. “Dentistry’s strength is in it’s model of prevention.” said Mary J. Hayes, DDS, spokeswoman for the American Dental Association. She likens oral care to car […]

What to do if your tooth gets knocked out

Teeth: Milk not necessary If a tooth falls out, it’s important to keep the ligament trailing off the end of the tooth moist. But the old wives’ tale about putting the tooth in a glass of milk is wrong, says Dr. Kimberly Harms, a spokeswoman for the American Dental Association who practices in Farmington, Minnesota. […]

Velscope

Early Visualization Of Mucosal Diseases VELscope┬« is a revolutionary hand-held device that provides dentists and hygienists with an easy-to-use adjunctive mucosal examination system for the early detection of abnormal tissue. The patented VELscope technology platform was developed in collaboration with the British Columbia Cancer Agency and MD Anderson Cancer Center, with funding provided in part […]