While the field of dentistry has continued to evolve, many old products and procedures that were once considered perfectly safe and healthy have been discarded as dangerous. Today we find many products that occupy something of a “middle-ground” in this regard (mercury-based fillings, for example).
Despite the fact that dental care still hasn’t been entirely perfected, we should be grateful for the fact that we aren’t limited to the comparatively barbaric forms of dentistry practiced in the distant past with tools as crude as sharpened rocks or the “dental key” (named as such because it resembled a large wooden key that would be fastened to the tooth for extraction by means of twisting the tooth until it shattered).
Here are some often overlooked innovations in modern dentistry that shouldn’t be taken for granted. Continue reading “Innovative Products And Services In Modern Dentistry That We Often Take For Granted”
Over the years, there’s been increasing interest in solar energy. Many speak of it as a viable alternative to fossil fuels, others claim the technology just “isn’t there yet”. However, when it comes right down to it, most people simply don’t understand the science behind solar energy, or their understanding is based on outdated models of 5 to 10 years in the past.
In this post, we’ll explain how solar power works, dispel some common myths, and help you decide if solar panel installation is right for you. Continue reading “Solar Energy: How It Works, and Why It Matters”
As time goes on, technology continues to advance. Sometimes this occurs at a slow and steady pace. Other times, there are great leaps forward.
When it comes to the field of dentistry, technology has (thankfully) come a long way. Prior to relatively recent times, this was difficult work and grim work for both the dentist and the patient, something seen as an ugly necessity at best.
In this post, we’ll be discussing some of the old methods of dentistry and how they compare to the advanced dental care from which we benefit in the modern day, but first: Continue reading “Comparing Ancient and Modern Dentistry”
Dental problems, especially in their advanced forms, can be some of the most painful experiences of our lives. It’s a wonder how people in ancient times got through them, especially considering the primitive forms of dental care with which they had to work. Continue reading “Why Dental Problems Are So Painful”
Like most services in life, people usually aren’t willing to prepare your taxes for free. Tax preparation fees are payments you must make to help have your taxes prepared by a professional. A tax preparation firm can help you get the most out of your taxes by helping you claim as many legitimate tax deductions and tax credits as possible.
What Are Tax Preparation Fees?
Filing your taxes can be difficult and complicated, especially if you haven’t been planning your personal finances for taxes, and many people miss out on a lot of deductions and credits when attempting to prepare their taxes by themselves. Continue reading “Tax Preparation – Answers to Frequently Asked Questions”
For most people, one of the hardest parts of selecting an Asheville dentist is finding a dental office that meets all of your needs. We’re confident, however, that Saunders DDS is the right Asheville dentist for you and your family. Below you’ll find a quick overview of many of the services available at Saunders DDS. They proudly offer a wide range of dental services so that you can have all of your family dental care taken care of in one place. Continue reading “Saunders DDS, Your Asheville Dentist”
When it comes to the law, a lot of people like to fancy themselves as more highly informed than others. The fact is, it takes years of education and experience to get even a basic grip on a single aspect of law, business law being no exception.
The legal landscape is difficult to navigate, and the language of the law can be almost impossible for the layman to understand. This is true to such an extent that in the U.S., you have a legal right to an attorney, even if you can’t afford one yourself. Continue reading “Why You Should Hire a Business Attorney”
Many people decide to sue businesses in the hopes of making a lot of money. Many times these endeavors are justified, however, there are also many times in which they are entirely frivolous. Here are six of the most senseless lawsuits against businesses. Continue reading “3 Incredibly Senseless Lawsuits Against Businesses”
While music is an almost universally enjoyed phenomenon, being found in varying degrees of importance across many different cultures, there is no universally agreed upon genre. The reason for this is pretty straightforward – not all individuals and cultures are the same, and what may be appealing to one person can be repulsive to another. Continue reading “How Different Music Genres Affect the Brain”
Using Your Cell Phone in Any Way While Driving is Illegal – Not Entirely True
While it’s true that texting and driving is illegal in almost all cases, the same can’t be said for talking on your cell phone, speaker phone, or Bluetooth device. The reason why texting and driving is almost universally illegal is pretty straightforward: With modern smartphones, you are usually required to take your eyes off the road to see what you’re texting, and this results in a situation that’s even more dangerous than drunk driving. Continue reading “Common Driving Myths, Debunked”