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June 29, 2021
Role of a dental hygienist is important

Nearly everyone who visits the dentist's office for a checkup should be familiar with the role of the registered dental hygienist (RDH). The dental hygienist is a gatekeeper for oral health. A hygienist performs the cleaning of your teeth, investigates the trouble spots that could become cavities and reviews your medical history and your dietary ...
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The anatomy of your teeth
June 22, 2021
The anatomy of your teeth

When you smile, the visible part of the tooth you see is called the crown. Most people refer to the crown as their "tooth", however, the crown is only one half of your tooth's anatomy.

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June 08, 2021
Laser technology will be the gold standard in dental treatment

Lasers today are commonplace in our society. From DVDs, laser printers, pointers, laser light shows to various x-rays, CAT scans and surgical devices – lasers have advanced to become a technological necessity for cutting-edge precision in medicine and dentistry.

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Sedation dentistry manages dental phobia and promotes good oral care
June 01, 2021
Sedation dentistry manages dental phobia and promotes good oral care

The number one reason for many Bahamians' neglect of dental care is their fear of dentists. Also, patients develop nervousness about their dental appointments or suffer from a very sensitive gag reflex. These avoidances cause severe neglect, suffering and painful consequences.

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Managing dental anxiety is possible
May 25, 2021
Managing dental anxiety is possible

Almost 60 percent of the public suffers from dental fear and anxiety.

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A clean tongue promotes good oral health and well-being
May 18, 2021
A clean tongue promotes good oral health and well-being

There are 20 billion bacteria in your mouth that reproduce every five hours. If you go 24 hours without brushing, those 20 billion become 100 billion! Did you know that the majority of these bacteria reside on your tongue in the form of plaque?

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Dental implants: A life-changing option for denture wearers
May 04, 2021
Dental implants: A life-changing option for denture wearers

Dental implants are a permanent, healthy, and natural-looking alternative to dentures.

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FirstCare Medical Plan expands member benefits beyond healthcare, Launches FirstCare Rewards
March 10, 2021
FirstCare Medical Plan expands member benefits beyond healthcare, Launches FirstCare Rewards

Since 2009, Firstcare Medical Plan has provided thousands of members access to free private doctor visits and a suite of primary healthcare discounts and benefits in New Providence and Grand Bahama. Today, the company announces the launch of FirstCare Rewards, a rewards program that offers all members benefits and discounts at more than 20 local and international merchants.

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January 26, 2021
Oral health disease prevention is critical to your overall health

Maintaining your dental health is important. It is not only important for the health of your mouth, teeth and gums, but also for your overall wellness. The status of your oral health gives dentists clues about your overall health. In this column, I will address the importance of understanding the connection between oral health and ...
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January 19, 2021
Removing silver fillings may be more harmful than you think

Silver fillings or dental amalgam have been used as dental fillings for over 100 years. In fact, as a child, when I visited the dentist, I received several silver fillings. At that time, silver fillings were the standard of care. They were the most durable, affordable and a safe choice. Today, silver fillings are not ...
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