National Survey Finds Oral Health is a Priority in Perception, not Practice Monday, December 06, 2010 - 09:42 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry STAMFORD, Connecticut – Americans place a high value on the importance of oral health, yet there is room for improvement when it comes to practicing proper oral hygiene at home, according to a nationwide survey of 1,008 adults released today by Philips Sonicare, the #1 recommended power toothbrush by U.S. dental professionals. The findings suggest that consumers have good intentions toward taking care of their oral health, but need more education and motivation to follow through with standards of care.
Dr. Mahnaz Rashti's Dental Treatments for Periodontitis Help Decrease the Chances of Its Related Complications in Pregnant Women Friday, December 03, 2010 - 03:35 PM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry LOS ANGELES, California – While periodontitis is one of the most common diseases in the world, most people are unaware of the damage that it causes until it is too late. Research studies have shown that chronic and ongoing periodontitis infections correlate with a number of negative health effects, including increased chances of stroke, high blood pressure, heart problems, fertility problems and more. Pre-eclampsia is a potentially life threatening condition that affects pregnant women, and there is a strong correlation between a woman developing pre-eclampsia if she also has periodontitis. Dr. Mahnaz Rashti D.D.S. is a Beverly Hills periodontist, providing her patients with life changing dental treatments that can help prevent the development of pre-eclampsia.
New Boutique Dental Studio Opens In Chicago Offering Patients A New Look At Going To The Dentist Thursday, December 02, 2010 - 07:08 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry New Boutique Dental Studio Opens In Chicago Offering Patients A New Look At Going To The DentistCHICAGO, Illinois – White a dental studio has announced the opening of the Cosmetic and General Dentistry Practice in the convenient West Town neighborhood of Chicago. Patients of Dr. Petar Tofovic DMD MPH are welcomed into a comfortable environment amid services that utilize the most cutting edge dental technology available today.
BEYOND™ Dental & Health Receives Top Teeth Whitening Awards Thursday, December 02, 2010 - 03:51 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry STAFFORD, Texas – BEYOND Dental & Health (www.beyonddent.com), global leader in the design and manufacture of professional aesthetic dentistry products, was proud to announce today that its BEYOND Polus® System with Premier Whitening Kits is the recipient of the Dental Advisor's 2011 Top Whitening System Award and Preferred Product Award.
Dr. Jack Piermatti Appointed to Board of Oral Implantology Group Wednesday, December 01, 2010 - 07:07 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry VOORHEES, New Jersey – Dr. Jack Piermatti, a prosthodontist and managing director of Dental Arts of South Jersey in Voorhees, N.J., has been named to the Board of Directors of the American Board of Oral Implantology. He presently serves as an examiner for the organization, and is on its Test Construction Committee.
Boston Dentist Reduces Prices on Custom Mouth Guards Wednesday, December 01, 2010 - 05:52 AM - 7 years ago - Dental News - WebDentistry BOSTON, Massachusetts – Boston area residents who grind their teeth at night are not alone. The American Dental Association estimates that 10-15% of Americans grind their teeth. To help combat the harmful effects of teeth grinding, Brookline Dental Center is announcing a limited time offer to receive a custom fitted night guard at a significantly reduced price. Starting December 1, 2010 through January 31, 2011 Brookline Dental Center is reducing prices on custom night guards from $670 to $420