Archive for September, 2013

Orthodontics for Adults

In recent years, it is becoming more and more common for adults to have orthodontic treatment to correct crooked or crowded teeth and to improve or correct jaw and bite problems, too.  There are several reasons why more adults are opting for this treatment. One reason for the increase in adults opting for orthodontic treatment […]

Take Two Minutes to Brush

The American Dental Association (ADA) has launched an ad campaign aimed at improving children’s oral health.  The campaign, which launched on August 14,  is called “Kid’s Healthy Mouths”.  The ADA and thirty-five other groups in the dental community formed the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives, and partnered with the Ad Council to produce the […]

Mouth Healthy: ADA’s Online Dental Guide

A great source of oral health information for both dentists and their patients is the American Dental Association’s online site, MouthHealthy.org.  With so many people relying on websites for health information, it’s great to be able to search a site that provides actual facts, not myths, that pertain to oral health. MouthHealthy.org is designed to […]

Affordable Care Act and Dental Coverage

A very controversial subject these days is the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a comprehensive health reform act that was signed into law by President Obama in March, 2010.  The goal of ACA is to make preventative health care more affordable and accessible for all Americans.  ACA enrollment will begin on October 1, 2013, for coverage […]