The Insightful Molar is your oral health hub. Find answers to your dental questions, as well as useful facts and tips to help you maintain a healthy smile for years to come.
Tooth Sensitivity: It can come on suddenly. You’re drinking hot coffee or eating ice cream and, without warning, your tooth twinges. Or it can develop over time; brushing your teeth might feel irritating instead of invigorating. No matter how it shows up, tooth...read more
An Interview With Pediatric Dentist Dr. Robert L. Delarosa October is that glorious time of year when the cooler autumn breeze blows, just about everything comes in pumpkin spice flavor, and you smile when a three-foot-tall zombie Elvis threatens pranks if you don’t...read more
Finding an affordable dental insurance plan that covers what you need can be tricky, but it’s helpful to know the difference between “must-have” and “would be nice to have” when it comes to coverage. “There are thousands of dental insurance plans, and each one is a...read more
October is an unofficial dental holiday established by the American Dental Hygienists Association. It’s Dental Hygiene Month! The purpose of Dental Hygiene Month is to increase public awareness of oral health and to express appreciation for a clean mouth and the...read more
If your employer doesn’t offer group dental insurance or if you work as a contractor, you may need to pick out your own individual dental insurance plan, and this can seem confusing. There are a lot of terms and percentages to wade through, as well as network...read more
Caring for your teeth and gums can be a little confusing — dentists may use scientific and lay terms interchangeably, making it hard to understand what’s at stake if you find out you have gum disease. But it’s important to know the differences between the terms used...read more