Archive for February, 2012

Dental Specialists And Their Areas of Expertise

A general dentist is a family practitioner who performs a variety of treatments and preventative care for dental caries and periodontal disease, diagnostics, fillings, crowns and caps. A general dentist is qualified to carry out these dental procedures, evaluations and treatments, however in some cases a patient may be referred to a dental specialist when […]

What Is Soft Tissue Laser Therapy?

A laser beam is an extremely intense narrow parallel beam of light that vaporizes tissue. The name laser is an acronym for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation. From 1960 to the present the laser has made vast advancements bring technology to the dental office by creating dental applications such as the soft […]

Oral Cancer: What You Need To Know

It is estimated that oral cancer strikes 34,000 Americans each year. Mouth cancer is diagnosed in about 100 new individuals each day in the US alone and a person dies from it every hour of every day. There are many types of oral (mouth) and oropharynx (part of the throat at the back of the […]