New Destinations for Dental Tourists

Dental Tourists
The Maltepe Dental Clinic has stated that there was an increase in dental tourism in Turkey due to the fact that dental care is too expensive in some European countries. Turkey has become known for its dental tourism as patients get quality services at low prices. Due to the increase of dental tourism in the country, more dental clinics are launching websites to target overseas customers. One of them...

Mobile Dental Team to Make Dental Services More Accessible

Mobile Dental Team
Poor families need more help either financial or medical and when it comes to the choice of visiting a dental clinic or buying food, they usually choose the later. The selection of these opportunities does not let kids get the proper dental care and most of them suffer from dental problems like dental cavity, bad oral hygiene and other associated issues. And finally those kids start suffering a lot...

Native Adults to Travel a Long Distance to Visit a Dental Clinic

Native American dental care
Most native adults have to travel a long distance just to visit a dental clinic. Most have a bad experience with a dentist and has made them to distrust them. Today, most Native American children are enjoying better oral health due to the Early Childhood Caries Collaborative that was launched by the Indian Health Service in order to decrease tooth decay as well as improve the prevention of caries among...

Preventing Dental Problems at Right Time

dental prevention therapy
Even dentists can’t determine whether a patient has done the right thing at the right time when it comes to their dental health. Take for instance a patient that has bone loss around the back side of the molar because he didn’t remove the wisdom teeth before they damaged the bone. If the wisdom teeth were removed earlier, the patient wouldn’t have to worry about growing back the bone. But not...

Use Tips to Save on Dental Works

Dental Works
Dental care is too expensive these days. Services that are routine and non-routine alike have steep price tags. An exam, cleaning and x-rays will cost you from $175 to $300. If you don’t have dental insurance then you have to pay the full amount on your own. Here are some ways that you can do to cut high quality dental care in half. One way to save on dental care is to go to dental school. The procedures...

New Way to Exclude Drilling from Dental Works

Dental Drilling
There will come a time in the near future that fillings for minor cavities are no longer required. Researchers from the King’s College London have been developing a method that utilizes low frequency electrical currents to aide teeth self-heal cavities without the need of drilling. They call the technology electrically accelerated and enhanced remineralization. This could stop the practice of using...

Infection in Oral Cavity Can Suppress Immune System

Infection in Oral Cavity
A new study from researchers from the University of Pennsylvania suggested that the bacteria that cause periodontitis could disturb the balance in the mouth and make the population of bacteria out of control. The imbalance is known as dysbiosis and affects the immune system. The results were published in the journal Cell Host & Microbe. It revealed that the periodontal bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis...

Dental Health Impacts All Spheres of Life

Dental Health and Wealth
According to the Delta Dental Oral Health and Wellbeing Survey, more than 160 million work hours are lost every year due to problems with dental health. The survey suggested that around one in six Americans have missed work because of issues with oral health. The poll also showed that more than one in every four Americans said they are suffering from oral health issues that they want to be addressed...

Patients with Developmental Disabilities to Be Treated with Dentists

dental care for developmental disabled
Patients with developmental disabilities find it harder to visit a dentist, especially if they don’t have the courage to do so. They also need to consider how they pay for the dental care, how to get to the appointment, how to tell the dentist about their oral ailment, and how to find a dentist who is trained to deal with their condition. Around 30 dental health care professionals and students attended...

Sacramento County Looks for Solution Dental Care Crisis

Sacramento Medical Center
The Sutter Medical Center is the latest health system in Northern California that announced the discontinuing of dental surgery programs. That led community leaders to scramble as they look for a way to resolve the dental care crisis. Sutter Medical Center shut down its dental surgery program because it was affecting their bottom line. The decision left the region with no hospital wanting to sacrifice...