Dental Insurance Part 2- Payment Assistance

In this post Dental Insurance Part 2 I will continue to explain some of the intricacies of plans. In addition we will discuss how these plans are better defined as payment assistance, not insurance. I should begin by renaming the term “dental insurance” to “payment assistance”. According to Dictionary.com, “insurance” can be defined as follows: coverage by […]

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Dental Insurance Plans

People often ask us about dental insurance plans and what is in their best interest. Dental insurance plans are complicated and difficult to understand.  I will attempt to explain a few of the most common aspects of insurance plans. This will include types of plans, how they work and who they benefit. Insurance Plan Types The […]

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Hygienist’s Blog Got the Attention of Proctor and Gamble

Recently a Dental Hygienist posted on a blog named dentalbuzz.com her findings regarding tiny blue beads in the mouths of several of her patients. These beads tend to get trapped just below the gumline and between the teeth. Trish Walraven of Dallas Texas was the author. This dental hygienist’s blog post got the attention of Proctor and Gamble. Apparently Proctor and […]

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Oral Cancer and HPV

Oral cancer due to tobacco use has been decreasing in recent years due to the fact that there are fewer tobacco users. While many have quit, younger generations are yielding fewer tobacco users. Unfortunately oral cancer is again on the rise due to HPV. HPV or Human Papilloma Virus is the leading sexually transmitted disease to date […]

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What To Do if My Child Knocks His/ Her Tooth Out

It is a frightening experience for any adult or child to have a tooth knocked out. This condition is also known as an avulsed  tooth. This unfortunate event can take place during sports, rough housing and even innocent play.  The steps you take immediately following the event will directly impact whether or not the tooth can be saved. There […]

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Dental X-Rays

People frequently ask us, “Are dental x-rays safe?”, “Are dental x-rays necessary?” X-ray images are among the most valuable tools a dentist has for keeping your mouth and teeth healthy. They are also called dental radiographs. For adults, dental X-rays are used to: Look for areas of decay that the dentist may not be able to […]

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