How Does the ObamaCare Affect Dental Practices

One of the biggest topics of today’s time in health care and in dentistry is The Affordable care Act or commonly referred to as ObamaCare. Both dentist and patients have been wondering how does the ObamaCare affect dental practices? First, let’s look at two known facts about ObamaCare. First, pediatric dental care is considered an essential benefit for plans sold …

Botox Treatment of TMJ

Botox is one of the worlds most known cosmetic treatments, but there are also some medical uses as well. Dentist use Botox to treat TMJ (Temporomandibular joint disorders ).  TMJ or temporo-mandibular joint connects the lower jaw or the mandible to the temporal bone which is a part of the skull. It is a complex intermixing of blood vessels, nerves, …

Know and Prevent the Top Five Dental Complaints

Maintaining good dental health is imperative. Most of us suffer from some dental problem or the other. Most of these can be taken care of with easy precautions and solutions. You just have to be careful about maintaining dental hygiene. Regular dental checkups, brushing your teeth twice a day are some of those habits that can prevent serious problems. You …

International Workers come home to get Dental Care in Houston

Houston boasts a lot of companies that sends workers overseas with the oil and gas industries . A quick look in Google will show you how many oil and gas  companies there are here in Houston. Just look at http://www.subsea.org/company/allbycity.asp for a list of companies here in the Houston area.  Many of these companies send workers overseas to places like …

Soft food Diet after dental implants

The type of foods you eat after your dental implants play a big role in how much pain you have after implant surgery and healing time.  Here at Progressive dental  recommend  a soft food  diet for 6 weeks. The Soft food Diet after dental implants: Many  in this process think  that they  might be living on chicken broth and baby food …