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Month

May 2016
X-Ray of Pacemaker
Blog Highlights: Pacemakers are used to help maintain the function and rhythm of the heart Some ultrasonic dental tools and devices can interfere with these implantable cardiac devices Some ultrasonic dental devices can cause irregular heartbeat How Some Dental Devices can affect your Pacemakers on patients that have pacemakers or implantable defibrillators Letting your dentist...
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Smiling Woman
Blog Highlights: Although rarely, medications like antiresorptive agents can cause ONJ in patients who go through invasive dental treatments It is not possible to determine who will develop ONJ and who will not The risk for ONJ increases in patients who have gone through procedures that affect the jaw bone or its surrounding tissues Patients...
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Big Smile
Blog Highlights: Our oral health is very important from the day we are born, until the day we die The mouth is the gateway to the health of our body As much as 100 million Americans fail to see their dentists each year Having regular dental checkups is the best way for you to preserve...
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Child at the Dentist
Blog Highlights: Orthodontics is all about diagnosing, preventing, and treating bad bites. Orthodontists use appliances like braces and aligners to help guide your teeth towards the right position. Orthodontists can help children, teenagers, and adults when it comes to fixing misaligned teeth or treating maturational changes in their teeth. Dentofacial orthopedics is a branch of...
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Cancer Treatment Mask
Blog Highlights: Oral and maxillofacial radiology is a specialization in dentistry and a discipline in radiology An OMR can help doctors diagnose and make management plans for disorders and diseases on the face, mouth, and jaws He or she is tasked with interpreting images of the head, neck, and face from different radiographic modalities Oral...
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Woman Concerned About Oral Cancer
Blog Highlights: 42,000 Americans are diagnosed each year with oral and throat cancers Your dentist can check your mouth for signs of cancer through visual inspection and palpation You need to be mindful of the different signs and symptoms of cancer especially when they do not disappear in two weeks Heavy smokers and alcohol drinkers...
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Fear of the Needle
Blog Highlights: Nitrous oxide can help patients to stay calm before getting a dental procedure Nitrous oxide is also known as laughing gas This gas is not meant to make you fall asleep This gas is mixed with oxygen; it is inhaled through your nose with the help of a mask Tingling on the limbs...
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Man using mouthwash
Blog Highlights: Mouth washes can be used for different oral health purposes You can buy a mouthwash without a prescription and a dentist can help you choose which one would be best for your own needs Therapeutic mouthwashes can help you fight against gingivitis, tooth decay, and bad breath A cosmetic mouthwash can only temporarily...
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