In Britain, a 20-year-old woman nearly killed in a bicycle accident is now fighting for her smile. She was hit by a car, suffering a broken pelvis, broken jaw, two dislocated knees, and a broken wrist. The British National Health Service (NHS) immediately went into action, giving her pelvic surgery, jaw surgery, knee surgery, […]
It’s one of the more unusual subjects you might expect to be emphasized during the run-up to the 2014 winter olympics in Sochi, but hospitality personnel in and around the town are being given lessons in smiling.
A Poor Tourist Image
Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia has not fared well in terms of […]
If you have mercury amalgam fillings, you may be considering replacing them with tooth-colored fillings, you may be hesitating because you’re not sure how much of a health difference it may make. While it’s true that we’re not sure how toxic mercury fillings are, the current controversy about mercury emissions from crematoriums puts a […]
According to a newly published study, obesity may be as big a factor in your outcome from gum disease treatment as smoking. Since smoking is one of the major risk factors for gum disease, this is a potentially big deal.
However, earlier studies seem to suggest that gum disease isn’t actually a risk factor for […]
Dental implants are already a great success. More than 90% of people who get dental implants have success in the procedure, but there are still some difficulties we have to overcome in order to achieve a 100% success rate. (Probably never happen, but a dentist can dream, can’t he?)
Now Finnish researchers at Aalto University […]
Soda is one of the most damaging substances for your teeth. It contains sugar, acid, and artificial colors that can feed bacteria, erode enamel, and stain your teeth.
Ideally, we should all give up soda immediately, but failing that there are some things we can do to reduce the damage and staining of our teeth.
Although it may not have the same level of following that Breaking Bad has, when Awkward. reached its series finale, the young star decided to celebrate in rare fashion by having her wisdom teeth extracted. And, like so many of those in her age group, Ashley Rickards apparently believes that no moment should go […]
Dental Excellence of Blue Bell is happy to announce that we have added a new technology that can help appropriate candidates get straighter smiles faster. Although braces and aligners work well for achieving straight smiles, many people don’t want to wait the long time these procedures take, often about a year. Even Six Month […]
The driver in the December 1 Metro-North derailment that killed four and injured 75 will be tested for sleep apnea. The role of sleep apnea in this crash may help to determine future guidelines for commercial drivers with the condition.
Circumstances May Suggest Sleep Apnea
Driver William Rockefeller failed to slow the train down as it […]
For many years now, there have been concerns about the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA), which can act like the female hormone estrogen in the body. Much of the stated concerns have been a lot of smoke and little fire, but now we’ve got something definite that the chemical seems to do: it may trigger migraines, […]