7 Tips for Becoming an Awesome Tooth Fairy

1. Leave a trail. A simple little glitter trail from the window to the tooth is quick and easy to execute. 2. Use tiny fairy handwriting on all correspondences. Write a teeny tiny thank you note from the Tooth Fairy to the child, thanking her for the pulled tooth. 3. Make it →

Fear of “The Dentist” Passed On To Children By Parents?

A new study conducted by scientists at the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid highlights the important role that parents play in the transmission of dentist fear in their family. Previous studies had already identified the association between the fear levels of parents and their children, but they never explored →

Hemoglobin A1c, Diabetes, and Your Dental Office: The Connection

Oral blood samples drawn from deep pockets of periodontal inflammation can be used to measure hemoglobin A1c, an important gauge of a patient’s diabetes status, an NYU nursing-dental research team has found. Hemoglobin A1c blood glucose measures from oral blood compare well to those from finger-stick blood, the researchers say. →

Fear of Visiting the Dentist – Children and Adults

Fear of visiting the dentist is a frequent problem for adults and especially children. A new study confirms the emotional transmission of dentist fear among family members and analyses the different roles that mothers and fathers might play. A new study conducted by scientists at the Rey Juan Carlos University →

Dental Care in Perspective

Depending on the person, dental care can fall in a category of their life that ranges from absolutely essential to absolutely elective. How do you view your own dental health, and what importance do you place on receiving proper dental care? Over the past 25 years of private practice, the →

One Step Closer to Growing a New Tooth!

More than twenty years ago, researchers were able to re-grown rooster beaks when they removed the beak from the rooster. There was a lot of excitement about this, because it was thought we would someday be ale to stimulate the right cells to re-grow teeth! Well, that was over 20 →

Little Rock Dentist Discusses the Ugly Truth about Your Toothbrush

Do you know what’s lurking on your toothbrush? Your toothbrush is loaded with germs, say researchers at England’s University of Manchester. They’ve found that one uncovered toothbrush can harbor more than 100 million bacteria, including E. coli bacteria, which can cause diarrhea, and staphylococci (“staph”) bacteria that cause skin infections. →

Embarrassing Bad Breath: What to Do About It!

Avoiding getting near someone because you have bad breath? What about kissing someone?  How about even avoiding going to the dentist because you;r embarrassed about your bad breath? Millions of people struggle with bad breath issues daily. In fact, the “bad breath” industry has made a fortune selling “cover up” →

Little Rock Dentist: 5 EASY Steps to Better Dental Health

As people age, there are numerous problems that arise in terms of maintaining good dental health, some of which can easily been addressed. Some of these items will be things you may have heard before, but others will be new to you. Let’s get started! Tooth bleaching isn’t just for →

Sensational News about Dental X-rays

Another sensational news story has again hit the media, this time about dental X-rays and cancer, potentially scaring people away from necessary dental care. Below is the response by the American Dental Association I received today, and I want you to read the short response, as well as my personal →