Tag Archives: Dental

Dental Exam

What is a dental exam? A dental exam is a checkup of your teeth and gums. Most children and adults should get a dental exam every six months. These exams are important for protecting oral health. Oral health problems can become serious and painful if not treated promptly. Dental exams are usually performed by both… Read More »

How to Ensure Good Dental Hygiene in Children

Oral health and dental hygiene are one of the biggest factors in the overall health and well-being of a child. However, oral health is often overlooked or misunderstood by parents and it can lead to problems for their children. Infections, loss of teeth, discolouration and bad positioning can be the worst consequences of poor practice… Read More »

WVU Dentistry to offer free children's dental exams – Washington Times

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Dentistry officials at West Virginia University say children ages 1 to 17 can receive free exams, any necessary X-rays and fluoride treatments on Feb. 1 in Morgantown. WVU officials say the free dental care will be available from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the university’s Pediatric Dentistry Clinic. The care… Read More »

Brace yourself: Arrival of ‘do-it-yourself’ orthodontics sparks dental turf war

The introduction to Canada last month of SmileDirectClub, a mail-order teeth straightening treatment that is supervised via oral selfies and dental impressions sent to the Nashville company’s contracted licensed dentists, is a classic case of industrial digital disruption. To judge from the acrimonious American experience since the company launched four years ago, and from the… Read More »