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Dental Health Articles

The Pros and Cons of Dental Insurance from Your Employer

Free coffee. Paid vacations. Health benefits. Employers often offer a variety of perks to their workforce. But what about dental insurance? Is dental insurance offered by an employer a perk […]

Common Dental Insurance Terms Explained in Plain English

The basic idea of dental insurance is pretty simple. A dental insurance policy helps pay for your dental bills. But the specific details can be very complicated. One major reason […]

What is an Oral and Maxillofacial Dentist and What Do They Do?

When it comes to different types of dentists, there are more than most people realize. In addition to a general family dentist that most people see for routine care, there […]

Periodontal Disease: What You Need to Know

Gum disease, also called “periodontitis” or “periodontal disease,” is a condition that involves inflammation and infection of the periodontium, or as most of us know it, the gums and bone […]

How Does Nutrition Play into Your Oral Health?

Your smile — including your teeth, gums, and everything around them — reflects your overall health. But caring for your mouth takes more than just brushing and flossing; your diet […]

Bone Grafting: What You Need to Know About this Common Oral Surgery

Have you been told that you’re not a candidate for dental implants, because you lack adequate bone support? Do your dentures fit poorly, because of your bone shrinking after years […]

The Ins and Outs of Root Canal Treatment

You’ve probably heard the horror stories about root canals. Fortunately, modern endodontic treatments are more comfortable than ever. Thanks to the latest technology and anesthetic/sedation options, your root canal therapy […]

5 Major Differences between Aetna Dental Insurance and Aetna Dental Plans

Dental discount plans are an increasingly popular way to help pay for a wide variety of dental procedures. However, compared to dental insurance, dental discount plans are still relatively new […]

5 Popular Dental Myths Debunked

Thousands of years ago, many cultures believed in the “tooth worm.” This was a tiny worm which burrowed into the teeth and caused everything from cavities to tooth loss. While […]

What is a Dental Overlay?

Dental inlays and onlays (overlays) are a less-common dental restoration that falls somewhere between a traditional filling and a lab made, full coverage dental crown. Some people find that it’s […]

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