The Aging Population and Oral Health An estimated 1.3 million adults live in Long Term Care Facilities (LTCF) and face significant barriers to accessing dental care. These adults are likely to retain their natural teeth and need special care while in an LTCF. Whether it’s to simply improve and maintain their [...]
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College Students Oral Health Millennials and members of Generation Z (Gen Z) have never known life without personal computers and cell phones, so when these groups head to college, convenient and efficient oral health products are required. Preparing these students fully, however, means equipping them to make good decisions about [...]
Non- mint toothpaste Non-mint toothpaste Do you have an aversion to mint toothpaste? Many adults experience this same trouble in trying to find a different flavor that they can enjoy. If you have an aversion to the taste of mint, then it is best that you try ones that have a [...]
Smile Makeover You deserve to feel confident every time you smile. Your own positive perception of your smile is important to your self-esteem and the way you see yourself. In New Albany, Ohio, experienced cosmetic dentist Dr. Jeffrey L. Angart can rejuvenate your entire smile at once, in a [...]
4 things to consider when reaching for sports drinks Sports drinks are typically the first thing people reach for when working out at the gym. But these drinks may be doing more harm than good. Here are 4 things to consider when filling up that drink container. 1. SUGAR OVERLOAD [...]
Are you brushing long enough? Commit to brushing your teeth for two full minutes, twice a day. Sounds easy, right? But most adults don't come close to brushing for the full 120 seconds that dentists recommend. Try timing yourself tonight and see how two minutes stacks up to your regular brushing routine. [...]
12 Tips to improve Oral Hygiene They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That's especially true with oral health. The amount of time and attention that we devote to preventive care goes a long way toward helping to keep our mouths healthy and minimizing [...]
Fluoride Varnish It’s painful to drink a cold beverage or eat your favorite ice cream. You even struggle with the simple act of brushing your teeth with cold water. Every dentist and dental hygienist across the nation knows the answer: Fluoride. When it comes to research, the evidence is showing [...]
Vaping & Tobacco How much do you know about vaping and tobacco? Get in your car and drive into town and pay close attention to the cars around you. If you see a billowing cloud of smoke rolling from within the car, you have found a “vaper” or e-cigarette user. [...]
Dental implants owe success to advances in technology, materials Dental Implants Thanks to advancements in technology, there are permanent solutions to tooth loss that cold make you forget somethings gone missing. Materials Made of biologically compatible titanium, dental implants are artificial roots that take the shape of a rounded or fluted [...]