Archive for July, 2013

Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Computed tomography (CT), and the three-dimensional images it provides, was developed in 1973. The technology, while primitive, was amazing to the practitioners involved. Those practitioners where at a loss of how to apply CT, and had no idea of the profound effect it would have on the surgical and medical community. It took several years […]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Pregnancy & Oral Health

Every expectant mother knows that with the excitement of being pregnant comes a multitude of questions. However, when it comes to pregnancy and its relationship to oral health, many mothers are unaware of the questions they should be asking. They may not be aware of the link that exists between their oral health and their […]

Treating Periodontal (Gum) Disease—What to Expect

If you have been informed that you have periodontal disease, it is helpful to understand some of the aspects of treatment. One of the first and possibly the most important is behavior change. Simply put, you must make changes in your oral hygiene routine to prevent or limit future disease. The next aspect of treatment […]