Archive | June, 2018
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Oral Health Products You Shouldn’t Leave in a Hot Car

Is leaving a water bottle in a hot car dangerous? What about your toothpaste and toothbrush? While you’re cooling off, your car’s indoor temperatures can rise to 160 degrees in just minutes. And that heat causes dental items to sweat. Don’t leave these 3 items in the summer sun: 1. Bottled Water Plastic water bottles […]

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What is a Dental Abutment?

What is a Dental Abutment?

It’s hard to keep track of the terms a dentist throws around while you’re sitting in their chair, and it can be even harder when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Words like crown and bridge are familiar phrases, but what exactly is an abutment? What is an abutment? Traditionally, an abutment is a weight-bearing […]

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what is a dental claim

Dental Decoded: Understanding Your Dental Claim

What is a dental claim? After you visit the dentist for a checkup or service, the dentist will submit a claim form to your dental insurance carrier requesting payment. The dental claim outlines the services and procedures the dentist or his staff performed at your visit. Delta Dental of Arizona then determines how much of […]

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How to Become a Pediatric Dentist [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pediatric dentists specialize in providing oral health care to children from infancy through their teen years. Think of them as pediatricians for your teeth. Pediatric dentists (sometimes called pedodontists) can also play a vital role for children who have special needs, prefer a gentler touch or have unique oral health care circumstances. Interested in pursuing […]

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