Pearl powder was the Chinese imperial family’s dental care product for thousands of years. Chinese emperors, empresses, and royalty took pearl powder internally and externally brushed their teeth with it for stronger and whiter teeth. It is recorded history that Egyptian queen Cleopatra took pearl powder internally for beauty. In Mayan ruins, archaeologists discovered human…

Contrary to what a lot of people think, dementia is not an inevitable part of getting older. It is caused by diseases like Alzheimer’s and is the fifth biggest cause of death worldwide. Alzheimer’s is preventable in some cases, but the problem is the direct causes of it aren’t fully understood. However, new research, published in…

For limited time, our doctors offer a free consultation for dental implants. During this appointment, our doctor will review your medical history, assess your oral health, and determine whether you would require any preparatory procedures prior to placing your implants. After evaluating your needs and goals, the doctor can provide a detailed treatment timeline and estimate…

Biocompatible material? Soon you may no longer have to worry about how long your dental repairs will last. A new dental reconstruction material developed at Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology offers unprecedented improvements over existing acrylate-based fillers, according to its researchers. Adapted from bone fracture glue research, the material can be molded in a clinical setting and…

e-cigarettes

An article about the danger of e-cigarettes published in Dentistry Today take note of E-cigarette explosions happen much more frequently than most people think, resulting in severe injuries such as third-degree burns and lacerations, lost fingers, teeth, and eyes, and even death, according to an analysis of Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) data by Matthew Rossheim,…

In the US, the growing gap between the rich and the poor is now so entrenched that it shows up just about everywhere, even in something as simple as a smile. Are you part of the 1%? A large portion of American spending on dental work is now cosmetic procedures (paywall) for the wealthy—including extravagant splurges on $1,000-a-pop veneers, “gum contouring,” and…

Smoking weakens dental pulp’s ability to fight illness and disease, according to the Case Western University School of Dental Medicine, further weakening the teeth’s defense mechanisms. “That might explain why smokers have poorer endodontic outcomes and delayed healing than non-smokers,” said Anita Aminoshariae, DDS, MS, associate professor of endodontics and director of predoctoral endodontics. The…

The Patient Portal is a new digital services that RealSmile Dental Clinics is developing to launch during 2018, it will give to each patient instant access to their complete health information. The patient will easily navigate the portal. A complete menu indicates each feature the patient can access: Appointments: View the patient’s scheduled and completed…

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