Archive for July, 2020

Gingivitis vs. Periodontitis

Author: Dr. Alison Vitelli, DMD Today we are going to be discussing several terms that some of you might have already heard, but do not necessarily know what they mean. We are going to be diving into some terms in Periodontology (study of the gums and its attachment and health). Two key dental term for […]

All About 3D Imaging

Author: Dr. Rima Solanki, DMD CBCT stands for Cone Bean Computed Tomography. It is a radiographic imaging method that allows accurate, three-dimensional imaging of hard tissue, soft tissues, and nerve pathways in a single scan. CBCT technology has become widely popular in implant dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics and endodontics. It has allowed the evaluation of […]

Misinformation

Author: Kimberly N. Powell, DDS, MS, FAGD The internet provides a wealth of information on every professional discipline, social concern, political party and platform, COVID updates and potential vaccines, and everything else under the sun. There are many reputable websites that are excellent sources to feed your inquiry and there are others that do not. […]

The Importance of Good Oral Hygiene

Author: Dr. Alison Vitelli, DMD I hope you all are staying safe and healthy during these times! As dental professionals, we can’t stress enough the importance of good oral hygiene. Oral hygiene involves more than just brushing your teeth. The tongue and the oropharynx (part of your throat closest to the mouth) are equally important […]