The Demand for Dental Assistants

The Demand for Dental Assistants Dental Assistants are essential to the field of dentistry. They work hard to make sure all the dental tools are cleaned properly, patients feel comfortable, and they assist Dentists and Hygienists with dental procedures. In addition, they help with lab work and are trained in medical emergency procedures. Combined, these duties require individuals who are energized and ready to help others. Dental assistants much be effective communicators and fast learners. The demand for dental assistants continues to grow. Many people are taking more of an interest in their oral hygiene now than ever before. Since people are living longer, their teeth are requiring more preventative care as well as dental procedures. Dental technology has also …

Eating Certain Fruits and Vegetables Keeps Teeth White And Healthy

Brushing your teeth and practicing good dental hygiene is important for keeping your teeth healthy and white. But, it’s not the only way to keep your teeth white. There are several different foods that you can eat that will help clean stains off your teeth and prevent foods from staining your teeth. There are fruits and vegetables that gently scrub your teeth as you eat them, which will remove food particles and stains from things like coffee, wine, juice or soda. Additionally these food stimulate your mouth to produce more saliva. The saliva will help wash your teeth and keep new stains from forming. So fruits and vegetables aren’t just good for you because they contain vitamins and minerals, they …

Causes Of Halitosis

Causes Of Halitosis Most people think that bad breath is caused only by poor dental hygiene. However,chronic bad breath,a condition known as halitosis,can stem from various medical problems,dry mouth and even the Atkins diet. If you have a consistent bad breath problem it is wise to visit your dentist in order to determine the cause of the problem.There are several possible reasons for bad breath such as dental decay, or gum disease.The dentist can diagnose other problems which cause bad breath including yeast infections of the mouth,dental caries,poorly fitting dental appliances and periodontal disease. The medical condition dry mouth – also called xerostomia – can also cause bad breath.Anything that dries the mouth makes bad breath worse, because saliva cleanses …

Bad Breath and Chewing Tobacco

Bad Breath and Chewing Tobacco Summary: Smoking tobacco can cause bad breath and chewing tobacco does the same thing. Bad breath or in medical term halitosis is a result of poor oral and dental hygiene and can be a sign of other health problems. In addition, it is also caused by eating raw onions or garlic. Bad breath is sometimes temporary and will be gone in a matter of days. Most commonly, bad breath is caused by anaerobic bacteria living in your mouth. We all have these bacteria in our mouth, which only means that we can have bad breath anytime anywhere. If you don’t immaculately brush and floss your teeth and scrape or brush your tongue every time you …