How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be a real roadblock during a job interview or date night. Don’t get caught with a malodorous mouth—try these tips to help beat bad breath. 1. Brush at Least Twice Daily Brushing your teeth at least twice daily should be part of your oral hygiene routine. Not only…

February Is National Children’s Dental Health Month

The American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) each February to raise awareness about oral health. By encouraging children to develop good oral hygiene habits when young, the goal is to instill positive dental practices for a lifetime. As a parent, teacher, or dental practitioner, it is critical to impart to…

Everything You Need to Know About CEREC Technology

From the Beginning In 1980, W. Mörmann and M. Brandestini developed a method of CAD/CAM dentistry (computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing) at the University of Zurich called CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics, or CEramic REConstruction). This technology allowed for dentists to construct, produce, and insert ceramic restorations in a single appointment. Up until…

The Wisdom of Wisdom Teeth

Perhaps you, like many of us, have had to have your wisdom teeth removed or will need to in the future. Wisdom teeth (also referred to as the third molar or M3) are removed because most people do not have enough room in their mouth for the molars to appropriately grow. But have you ever…