Posts Tagged ‘oral health info’

Prosthodontist’s view-Patient expectations and satisfaction in dental treatment–part 1

  As a practicing and teaching Prosthodontist Dr. Kaushal Dhawan is uniquely positioned to do patient assessments and come up with an ideal treatment plan specifically tailored for the patient needs. In order to provide comprehensive treatment and meet patient expectations with highest standards it is important to learn as much as possible about the…

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Oral Health of Seniors Declining

A recent briefing to congress in Washington, DC, titled “Oral Health in an Aging Nation: An Unmet Public Health Challenge”, focused on the importance of oral health in older Americans. Topics covered included the connection between oral health and systemic diseases, the economic and societal impact from the lack of access to services, and the…

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FDA Oral Health Warning about Homeopathic Teething Products

According to the American Dental Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that homeopathic teething products, such as tablets and gels, may pose a risk to infants and children. The FDA recommends that consumers stop using these products and dispose of any in their possession. Homeopathic teething tablets and gels are…

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Tooth Replacement Therapy Facts

As your Littleton dental implants specialists, we often speak with patients who tell us they are confused by the phrase, “tooth replacement therapy.” As with so many things medical, understatement is not at the top of the list of physicians’ traits. To put it simply, tooth replacement therapy includes all the ways your prosthodontist can…

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Tooth Decay and Cavities

The most common disease worldwide is the common cold. The second most common disease is tooth decay, and that includes cavities. Say what? Yes, tooth decay is in fact a disease, leading to oral infections and abscesses, as well as possible tooth loss. From children to the elderly, from those living in poverty to those…

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