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Dental Opinions – Study show that Seniors Suffer from Crowded Teeth.

Posted on Dec. 5th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Study show that Seniors Suffer from Crowded Teeth.

A study done by Faculty of Dentistry at Malmö University that followed a cohort of dentists throughout their adult lives, show that our jaws decreases with age. The study showed that over forty years there was less and less room for teeth in the jaw. This crowdedness comes from shrinkage of the jaw, primarily the lower jaw, both in length and width. While this is only a matter of a few millimeters, but it is enough to crowd the front teeth.

Posted on Dec. 5th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Study show that Seniors Suffer from Crowded Teeth.

Dental Opinions – Poor Oral Health Tied To Chronic Disease And Worse Overall Health.

Posted on Dec. 1st 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Poor Oral Health Tied To Chronic Disease And Worse Overall Health.

Studies show a lack of regular dental care increases their risk of chronic diseases and a reduced quality of life. Poor oral health can contribute to many serious medical conditions as well as affect a person’s ability to chew and digest food properly. With dental services not covered under the universal health-insurance program and many older adults not visiting dentists regularly, the study findings suggest that there should be more thought given into services provided to seniors in order to keep them healthy as they age.

Posted on Dec. 1st 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Poor Oral Health Tied To Chronic Disease And Worse Overall Health.

Dental Opinions – Preventative Measures Paves the way to Tackling Gum Disease.

Posted on Nov. 29th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Preventative Measures Paves the way to Tackling Gum Disease.

The unexpected findings could pave the way for the development of preventative measures in tackling gum, by manipulating the normal bacteria in the same way that probiotic yoghurt works to protect the intestine. Researchers at Queen Mary’s Blizard Institute, including Medical Research Council Clinical Research Training Fellow Mark Payne, worked with scientists in the US; they published their findings in the journal Cell Host and Microbe.

Posted on Nov. 29th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Preventative Measures Paves the way to Tackling Gum Disease.

Dental Opinions – Study Show That Premature Children Have Smaller Teeth.

Posted on Nov. 27th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Study Show That Premature Children Have Smaller Teeth.

It has been established in a study from the Faculty of Odontology at Malms University in Sweden that the size of teeth in premature children is smaller. Our knowledge about premature children, and their physical and mental development as they grow up, is constantly expanding. In recent years several studies of children’s dental health have been published by researchers at the Faculty of Odontology in Malma. Liselotte Paulsson-Bjarnsson, a specialist in orthodontics, has studied 80 children born before week 33 of pregnancy

Posted on Nov. 27th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Study Show That Premature Children Have Smaller Teeth.

Dental Opinions – Study done on Dental Caries Vaccine.

Posted on Nov. 25th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Study done on Dental Caries Vaccine.

Researchers show that anti-caries DNA vaccines, including pGJA-P/VAX, are good for preventing dental caries. In the report titled “Prospects in Caries Vaccine Development, it states that DNA vaccine approaches for dental caries have had a history of success in animal models. Dental caries vaccines, directed to key components of S. mutans colonization and enhanced by safe and effective adjuvants and optimal delivery vehicles, are likely to be forthcoming.

Posted on Nov. 25th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Study done on Dental Caries Vaccine.

How Mathematics is helping to provide for better attachment for dental crowns.

Posted on Nov. 23rd 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on How Mathematics is helping to provide for better attachment for dental crowns.

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology are developing a new method for determining exactly how to optimally prepare a tooth to place a crown on it. The method will be able to improved quality and reliability of the crown replacements as well as result in significantly cheaper and faster dental treatment. Dentists will soon be able to benefit from a computer program being produced by a group of researchers at Chalmers, the researchers are now planning to run clinical tests. The software is based on advanced mathematical models and on state-of-the-art visualization technology

Posted on Nov. 23rd 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on How Mathematics is helping to provide for better attachment for dental crowns.

Dental Opinions – Are you Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

Posted on Nov. 21st 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Are you Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

Many people may not be brushing their teeth correctly and can be causing teeth damage because of that. Abrasion is damage done to teeth by incorrect brushing habits. First do not use hard bristle toothbrush since they are one of the biggest contributing factors to tooth abrasion. Use a soft bristle brush place the brush at a 45 degree angle toward the junction of the gum and tooth and move the brush in a gentle circular motion. Also stay away from abrasive toothpaste.

Posted on Nov. 21st 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Are you Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

Dental Opinions – Three Major Ways That Teeth Can Wear.

Posted on Nov. 18th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Three Major Ways That Teeth Can Wear.

Putting aside dental worries of gum disease and tooth decay there are other dental problems that many people are unaware of. Here are three major way how tooth can wear down. Bruxism or teeth grinding also refer to as attrition: Bruxism can be brought on by stress. You can also grind or clench teeth while you sleep, one way of preventing damage to your teeth is by wearing a night guard. Tooth Erosion: Dental erosion is caused by acid. There can be many food and drinks that are highly acidic and can cause the tooth enamel and dentine to brake down or erode.

There are also health issues that can use acid such as acid reflux. To try and prevent tooth erosion you will want to do your best to limit your exposure to acidic foods and drinks. Chewing sugar-free gum can help to dilute acidity by increasing saliva flow. Tooth Abrasion: Tooth abrasion can be cause by hard bristle tooth brush but even soft bristled brush can be harmful and cause tooth abrasion. Brushing correctly is recommended in order to reduce tooth abrasion. Though dental can repare tooth abrasion damage by dental bonding

Posted on Nov. 18th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Three Major Ways That Teeth Can Wear.

Dental Opinions – How to get free consultations for dental care.

Posted on Nov. 16th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – How to get free consultations for dental care.

Many dental office will provide free consultation for dental care that includes general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. How can you find these dentist? By searching on line. Many dentist now have their own websites and in order to get new patients they provide free consultations to first time patients that visit their site. By taking advantage first time patients savings that you can find on line you will be able to save money on your needed dental care.

Posted on Nov. 16th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – How to get free consultations for dental care.

Dental Opinions – Trusting Your Dentist

Posted on Nov. 14th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Trusting Your Dentist

Trust: Trust is always a big issue and you need to know whether or not you can trust your dentist and the advise on dental care you are receiving. Does your dentist answer your questions fully to where you understand the services he or she is suggesting to you. When major dental care is required, sometimes you may want a second opinion to verify all the dental services be suggested. That is normally and is encouraged among dentist.

However not all dentist will advise the same exact treatment. So when comparing the two opinions, if you have questions about why the two do not match up inquire into it with your dentist before just thinking one is a bad dentist. Cost may also be a factor. If you have dental insurance you may want to make sure that your dental insurance plan would cover for a second option. Some dental plans may not cover for additional services already done. If so you would want to know the cost ahead of time to make sure it is something you can afford to have done.

Posted on Nov. 14th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Trusting Your Dentist

Dental Opinions – What you may want to know before getting a second opinion for dental care

Posted on Nov. 11th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – What you may want to know before getting a second opinion for dental care

Many times when it comes to your health getting a second opinion is often advised. But what about dental care and treatment when should you get a second opinion and why. Here are a few tips that may help you when thinking about getting a second dental opinion. Do your research before deciding whether you need a second opinion.

If you are not sure what your dentist is advising go on line and do a simple search for information on what your dental needs is. See if by doing so it helps you to understand and that it matches up with what your dentist is telling you. Then before going to another dentist if there are still things you do not understand call your dentist and discuss your concerns. If you are still left unsatisfied then go get that second opinion

Posted on Nov. 11th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – What you may want to know before getting a second opinion for dental care

Dental Opinions – Learning More About Early Childhood Caries.

Posted on Nov. 9th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Learning More About Early Childhood Caries.

According to data from the US Centers for Disease Control, base on five year period ending in 2004, it found that 28% of all children age two to five have had some tooth decayed, and 23% of those children were not receiving treatment for  tooth decay.

This type of tooth decay is known as early childhood caries or ECC, and is the most common cause of chronic disease.  ECC can be caused by, not keeping up with basic dental care of children’s teeth. As well as economic issues of the family in providing for dental care. Another factor of ECC is toxic stress which can interrupt the neurodevelopment of a child, therefore making them prone to infection, heart disease, diabetes, stroke and preterm delivery. Talk to your family dentist make sure you go over the way to minimize your child risks of ECC and learn proper dental care for you baby.

Posted on Nov. 9th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Learning More About Early Childhood Caries.

Dental Opinions – Babies Preventive Dental Care

Posted on Nov. 7th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Babies Preventive Dental Care

Parents Providing Proper Preventive Dental Care for Babies. Proper preventive dental care for babies start with the parents. In the past many people did not feel that baby teeth were all that important. Not fully understanding the roll that baby teeth play in a child development. Baby teeth serves many functions. such as allowing for proper jaw growth, baby teeth assist in the formation of proper speech and they are space savers for adult teeth to come in correctly. Untreated tooth decay in baby teeth can lead to premature loss of teeth as well as effect the development of adult teeth.

Parents must start good oral health habits for their babies right from the start. Make sure to clean your baby’s gums even before emerging baby teeth. When baby teeth start to come in make sure to brush and clean both teeth and gums. If you are not sure the proper way to do so then take your baby to see a dentist. The dentist can show you proper way to clean and take care of your child teeth and gums. The days of children not seeing a dentist until they are two or older are long gone. It is best advised that you should take your child to see a dentist when they cut their first tooth or by their first birthday.

Posted on Nov. 7th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Babies Preventive Dental Care

Dental Opinions – As Healthcare Costs Continue to Rise

Posted on Nov. 4th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – As Healthcare Costs Continue to Rise

More U.S. employers cutting dental benefits. With the continue rising of healthcare cost more employers have stop offering dental care benefits to their employees. Due to this only 57% of Americans are covered by a dental plan compared with more the 85% who have medical insurance. This according to the latest in Healthcare Transparency Index from Change Healthcare. The index is showing a concerning trend that employees and their dependents are skipping regular dental visits and neglecting their dental health care. That women were more likely to receive dental care, averaging 1.31 visits per year versus only 1.11 for men. The index also found that seniors age 60 and older were the most likely to receive dental care, compared with young adults ages 21 to 30 representing the least likely.

Posted on Nov. 4th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – As Healthcare Costs Continue to Rise

Cancer Patients and why Receive Proper Dental Care is Important.

Posted on Nov. 2nd 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Cancer Patients and why Receive Proper Dental Care is Important.

Cancer treatment can consisted of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. There may be side effects from cancer therapy, some of which can be devastating, but preventable or manageable with proper precautions and care.

The most common side effects for head and neck cancer patients who undergo radiation therapy are: Dry Mouth, Post Radiation Tooth Decay, Inability to open the mouth wide, Necrosis of soft tissue and bone and Impaired ability to heal from wounds in the oral cavity. When fighting cancer you should talk you your dentist and make sure your are receiving proper dental care.

Posted on Nov. 2nd 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Cancer Patients and why Receive Proper Dental Care is Important.

Dental Opinions – Making sure your Child is Covered.

Posted on Oct. 31st 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Making sure your Child is Covered.

Many U.S. children do not see the dentist regularly. Even though most parents know that dental and oral healthcare is important. One reason for this, is that many people do not receive dental benefits though their employment and they feel that can not afford private dental insurance. Some lower income people state even with dental care benefits their co pay for dental care is still to costly for them to afford. However dental care for children does not have to be out of reach.

Many people do not know all the resources that are available to them. In most states there are low cost dental insurance plan (such as HMO’s) with affordable co-pays. Also most of these dental insurance plans offer free preventive care which is more the half the battle when it comes to oral health care.

If even the more affordable lower cost dental insurance plans are still too costly, then use your state resources: Each state all over the USA has a particular program for kids coming from low income families. Under the Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP), each qualified kid that falling under its income requirement bracket, are either covered for free or are given low cost insurance.

Posted on Oct. 31st 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Making sure your Child is Covered.

Dental Opinions – How to go about finding the Best Dentist for your Child.

Posted on Oct. 28th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – How to go about finding the Best Dentist for your Child.

Dental professionals stress the importance of taking your child for a dental checkup at least twice a year (once every six months.) That said many parent worry about how to find the best dentist for their child. This is especially true for children ages 1-6 since it is sometimes difficult to find the perfect dental professional who knows how to behave with younger children. Here are some tips that may help you find the right dentist for your child. Try and get and consider recommendations of pediatric dentist from other mothers.

Go to the dental office and talk to the dentist if you feel everything is alright you can take your child in for a consultation If you have dental insurance find out if it covers for specialist. Since pediatric dentist are specialist you want to make sure you are covered under your plan. If this is your child first dental appointment let the dentist know that is the case. Most pediatric dentist keep their waiting room kid friendly. This will help the child stay in a good mood and make them feel like going to the dentist is a fun place to be.

Posted on Oct. 28th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – How to go about finding the Best Dentist for your Child.

Dental Opinions – Sugar Consumption is at an All-Time High.

Posted on Oct. 26th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Sugar Consumption is at an All-Time High.

Sports drinks and sodas may taste good but they can wreak havoc on teeth. The American Dental Association is prompting their members who participated in focus groups to name sports drinks and sodas as culprits of dental decay and disease.

Posted on Oct. 26th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Sugar Consumption is at an All-Time High.

Dental Opinions – California Pediatric Dentists in Torrance Explains

Posted on Oct. 24th 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – California Pediatric Dentists in Torrance Explains

what Parents Should Expect at Baby’s First Dental Visit. Total Family Dental Group in Torrance, California a Pediatric dentists dental office helps to explain what a new parent should expect at their baby’s first dental appointment. It is advise that a baby should have their first dental visit around the age of one.

Pediatric dentist are specialized in child psychology and the first dental visit should be a positive experience for your child. It also a time for the parent to ask questions about teething, and oral health care. The dentist will be able to go over brushing techniques. The first visit is the time where the parents and dentist can set the tone for future dental visits.

Posted on Oct. 24th 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – California Pediatric Dentists in Torrance Explains

Dental Opinions – Frequent Headaches and Pain in Lower Jaw

Posted on Oct. 21st 2022 by Dental Plan Review in Dental Help Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Frequent Headaches and Pain in Lower Jaw

If you have Frequent Headaches and Pain in lower Jaw you may want to Check your Posture.

People that experience frequent headaches or pain between the earlobe and jawline should consul their dentist about TMD. Having poor posture will often time place the spine in a position that may cause stress to the jaw joints. When you slouch or hunch over your lower jaw shifts forward, causing the upper and lower teeth to not fit together properly. Your skull also moves back on the spinal column which may cause headaches. This puts stress on muscle, joints and bones. Having good posture is important and it is just as important to realize how posture can affects your oral health.

Posted on Oct. 21st 2022 | by Dental Plan Review | in Dental Help | Comments Off on Dental Opinions – Frequent Headaches and Pain in Lower Jaw

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