American Dental Association Tag

ADA Website Features Insurance Information Section Dental insurance and its associated dental benefit plans can be difficult to understand and explain. What is a PPO compared to an HMO? How do Dental Discount Plans work? What if you are covered by one dental plan from your...

So you see an ad for mail order clear aligners that mimic the procedures used by Invisalign. Or you want to protect your teeth from bruxism and you decide to buy a nightguard from the drug store instead of ordering one from the Sacramento Dentistry...

Since e-cigarettes are still a relatively new product, especially compared to the traditional cigarette, research is ongoing to determine the actual effects they have on the human body, especially the mouth and teeth. Results are starting to be published, however, as studies are completed. Recently,...

Pharmacies to Feature Dental Health Tips The American Dental Association (ADA) has expanded its reach into local CVS pharmacies. Throughout the dental health aisles, you should now notice new signs that provide dental health tips on a number of topics. In the words of the ADA,...

ADA Study Generates a Recommendation Periodontitis is a severe form of gum disease. When it reaches this stage, the gums have started to or are already receded, the pockets formed by loose gums are large and the teeth may even be starting to feel loose, as...

Vital Recommendations from the ADA Vacations and holidays often mean more sweets and all the sugar that goes with them. So the American Dental Association has issued a set of simple steps to take to keep your teeth healthy this December and year round. The Sacramento...

Valuable Information from the ADA Body piercing and tattoos continue to grow in popularity as a form of self-expression, and so have their oral counterparts - piercings inside and near the mouth and in the tongue. An even newer trend is tongue splitting. That is a...

ADA Urges Professional League to Make Change The recent death of Hall of Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn has led the American Dental Association to make an open request to Major League Baseball and its Players Association to end “tobacco use at ballparks and on camera.”...

It is still January and the American Dental Association has a few recommendations for keeping your teeth healthy in 2014. As concerned Sacramento dentists, we believe our patients would benefit tremendously from following these recommendations. Here are the suggestions of the ADA:Brush Your Teeth Twice...