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With over 1.4 million new cases of cancer diagnosed each year, it's likely that people in the field of dentistry are seeing patients that are undergoing cancer treatments. Because some cancer treatments may affect the oral tissues, you may want to know about potential treatment side effects. It's also important to know that preexisting or untreated oral disease may also complicate cancer treatment. If you are going to be undergoing cancer treatment, make sure to consult a dentist one month beforehand to prevent these kinds of complications.
It seems like something weird always happens on vacation. It doesn't matter how well you plan, or how many times you double check your list. There is always something important left behind.
At some point in our lives almost everyone will have make at least one visit to a dentist. Of course the one visit ones being the very lucky ones for certain. The rest of us will make many visits and depending on how you care for your teeth, some of those won’t be fun.
Most people make at least annual visits to have their teeth checked by the dentist and cleaned by a dental hygienist. During the course of the exam, and combined with the amount of junk food that most of us ingest these days, chances are that you will get cavities somewhere along the way.
Millions of people in the U.S. struggle each and every year to pay for costly dental bills. Many people believe that their dental expenses are covered by their insurance companies when in fact, they will barely cover the minimum fee for a teeth cleaning. Because so many people have come to this realization, there has been a rise in recent years of people purchasing supplemental dental insurance. Just like supplemental vision insurance, supplemental dental insurance is a policy specifically designed to help cover dental expenses for an individual and their family. There is generally an extra premium that must be paid, on top of the regular medical coverage premium, but in return, a person is able to get dental coverage that will save them and their family a lot of money. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to evaluate and buy dental insurance.
I must say WOW!
I never knew that there is a Museum for Dentistry.
I was just Stumbling around the web using Stumble Upon and boom pops up that website http://www.dentalmuseum.umaryland.edu/ you must check out or take your kids if you are the neighborhood.