What Does Your Saliva Reveal?

The importance of saliva to oral health.

Dentists know that a mouth examination can reveal problems in other parts of the patient’s body. Because many diseases manifest in soft tissues of the mouth or cause pain in the jaw, dentists often refer patients to their medical doctor for further diagnosis when they encounter issues such as inflammation, chronic bad breath, bleeding gums, […]

The Unsung Heroes Of Dentistry

forensic dentistry Billings

In today’s post, we will veer a bit off the beaten path, so to speak, and explore a fascinating dental specialty; forensic dentistry. The official term for the use of dentistry in criminal cases and post-mortem identification is forensic odontology. These professionals are rarely recognized but play a crucial role in crime and disaster investigations. […]