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Fun Ways to Teach Kids Good Dental Hygiene Habits

By |2019-11-29T18:04:47+00:00December 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|

  As kids age, they start making friends and become more concerned about their appearance. You want your little ones to feel confident with their smile. Helping them achieve a bright smile is always possible, especially if they learn to practice good dental hygiene habits early. Importance of Early Dental Visits Some think that caring [...]

Gum Recession and Periodontal Disease

By |2016-07-18T13:13:12+00:00June 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Many people ask me what exactly is gum recession and what causes it. Gum recession is when the gums pull downwards from where they would naturally be connected to the tooth structure. Gum tissue 'should' connect to the tooth surface at the interface of the root and crown of the tooth. When it pulls down [...]

What To Think About The Next Time You Buy A Toothbrush – It’s probably not what you think…

By |2016-10-14T09:45:43+00:00September 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

What To Think About The Next Time You Buy A Toothbrush It’s probably not what you think… Even the most expensive brushing systems are worthless if you brush incorrectly. This seems obvious, but since we all develop brushing techniques that become second nature, correcting bad habits can be difficult, so next time you buy a [...]

Win A TV

By |2015-09-21T12:27:01+00:00September 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Enter to Win a 40″ Samsung LED TV Viva Dental Studio has set a goal to hit 500 likes on our facebook page. Once we do we are giving away this awesome Samsung TV. As we approach and surpass 500 Facebook likes, we want to share our success with all those who have made it [...]

You Hate the Dentist?

By |2017-03-20T19:35:09+00:00June 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|

  When someone sits down in my chair and the first thing they say is: "I hate the Dentist". What! Really? Did your parents not teach you manners? Or even tell you that its impolite to tell someone you hate them the moment you meet them? What I really want to say back is, "Awe, [...]

False teeth have been around as early as 700 B.C. when the Etruscans made false teeth out of ivory and bone.

By |2017-03-20T19:35:21+00:00June 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Human teeth were once also used for dentures. Poor people would often pull their own teeth and sell them for money. However, this type of denture soon rotted. Rich people preferred teeth of silver, gold, or mother of pearl. During medieval times, the practice of dentistry was mostly confined to tooth extractions. Replacing lost or [...]

Say No to Doggy Dentures!

By |2017-03-21T13:45:29+00:00June 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

We will never be able to teach our dogs and cats to brush their teeth but there are some preventative measures you can use to keep their dental health in check. In the wild, animal's teeth are kept clean and tartar-free thanks to the raw animals they eat. As unappetizing as it may sound, the [...]

Evolution of Braces

By |2017-03-21T13:45:40+00:00May 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Did you know that even in ancient times, people wanted to improve the look and function of their smiles? Element Dental thinks of modern orthodontic appliances as sleek, efficient technology, but this was not always so! Ancient Times: From Greece to Rome According to The Angle Orthodontist, Aristotle and Hippocrates first thought about methods for [...]

Kissing a Donkey and Spitting on a Frog

By |2017-03-21T13:51:59+00:00May 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Tooth Worms and Eternal Suffering. In the throes of agonising toothache, could you imagine kissing the teeth of a living donkey in an attempt to cure yourself? If you can't, that's understandable - but it's exactly what you would have done in the 14th century... and much more besides. The cures for toothache in the [...]