Serving Dental Patients

 Serving Dental Patients      The ECU School of Dental Medicine is part of an educational institution and is serving its mission to both educate dental students and dental residents and provide dental care for the public. The school offers dental clinics both at ECU and in rural communities in North Carolina. ECU Clinics       …

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Thanksgiving Meal Tip #3 – Eat for your teeth

Thanksgiving might not seem like the day for starting good eating habits. But there are a few things you can do on Thanksgiving that can be good for oral health year-round. You may not realize, but Thanksgiving is also a feast for the millions of microbes in your mouth.  The bacteria in saliva love the …

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Closing the Gap in Oral Health

The good news is that, overall, Americans have fewer cavities now than they did 20 years ago.  The troubling reality is that how many fewer cavities Americans have depends on several factors. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics released a report on May 31 that highlighted the …

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