Tuesday, September 24, 2013

New Law of Medicaid Dental Services Grants Eligibility for Adults in Colorado

"A new law that makes adult in Colorado eligible for dental services brings good news for thousands of Medicaid enrollees in Colorado. The new law is said to take effect by April 2014. More residents of Denver who need the expert services of a Denver dentist should enjoy these benefit through their Medicaid coverage. The law, which covers medicaid dental services, have been planned in the past. But because of lack of funding, it was only now that it has been pushed. Adults will no longer have to wait for too long to get the treatment they need for their emergency dental problem. The coverage includes check-ups, dental cleaning, and visits for other dental work. The expected fund for the new law is a total of $1.6 million and will be provided by the emergency spending stash. Both the state and the federal government will have their shares to fund the said benefit."


Monday, September 23, 2013

It's Never Too Late for an Orthodontic Treatment for Adults!

" Tom Cruise used to wear braces back in 2002 in a movie premiere. Justin Bieber is one of the many celebrities who have used invisalign to straighten their teeth. These are few examples mentioned on Fox News Magazine that prove it's never too late to have an orthodontic treatment. Teeth can become hard to move as you age, but braces in general still works for an adult teeth. Dr. Charles Reed of Cody, an expert Denver orthodontist, will tell you that a set of braces is never late for an adult. Structurally, there are no difference between braces for kids and adult braces. But, it is the aesthetics that is being highlighted. At the end of the day, it all goes down to metal braces. There are other options such as ceramic braces, clear and lingual braces and their use will vary on their purpose. Despite the differences, it is up to an orthodontist to choose the right kind of braces for an adult patient. If you plan to have this treatment, consult a certified orthodontist."


Sunday, September 22, 2013

An Amazing Discovery That Could Help Many Pediatric Dentists in Denver In The Future

"The Tufts University School of Dental Medicine revealed a surprising study they conducted on the development of wisdom teeth among children ages 2-6 years old. They found out that dental anesthetic could possibly hamper the wisdom tooth to grow, a conclusion published at the Journal of the American Dental Association. Anthony Silvestri, a Tuft clinical professor, said that pediatric dentist in Denver and areas in the US have been using anesthesia injections for for almost 100 years and have been helping wisdom tooth to prevent from developing unknowingly. According to American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, nine out of ten individuals are likely to suffer from impacted teeth. This dental problem could only be cured though surgical procedure, thus a help from trusted pediatric dentist in Denver like Cody Dental Group is necessary. Silvestri believes that surprising discovery, though not yet finalize, is a great help for dental practitioners in the future."


Friday, September 20, 2013

Women Who Are Heavy Smokers Might Need Dental Implants In Denver

"A study on women past the reproductive age conducted by researchers at the University of Buffalo revealed that they're more prone to periodontal disease, a gum problem caused by bacteria that could lead to tooth loss, reported the Medical News Today at March 5, 2013. Xiaodan Mai, an epidemiology student at UB said that this disease could be linked to cancer development. He explained that smoking is one of the major factors that lead women to gum disease. The study showed that women who are heavy smokers are six times more vulnerable to tooth loss despite the good oral hygiene. Mai also concluded that by publicizing his findings, he could help post-menopausal women to stop smoking as early as possible to maintain their oral health and enjoy a better life. On the other hand, for those who are already experiencing this gum problem can look for dental implants in Denver and other areas. They can go to a reliable dentist like Cody Dental Group to address the issue immediately."