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Category Archives: Dental

Anti-Tartar Toothpastes

There are lots of dental products available at your local grocer or drug store. It’s tough to pick the one that’s right for you.  In an effort to keep gum disease at bay, many manufacturers have researched and developed anti-plaque, anti-tartar home care products and some even advertise these to be the be-all and end-all […]


General Health at the Dentist

The May 2000 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Health states, “You cannot be healthy without oral health. Oral health and general health should not be interpreted as separate entities.” Dental practitioners are in a unique position to recognize and address the early warning signs of a body out of balance. The so-called lifestyle illnesses are […]


Acupuncture & Dental Pain

Did you know that acupuncture can be a safe and effective treatment for dental pain? In 1997, the National Institute of Health compiled a Consensus Statement based on the research of a panel of experts representing acupuncture, pain,psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, drug abuse, family practice, internal medicine, health policy, epidemiology, statistics, physiology, biophysics and […]


Top Picks in Mouthwash

The November 2013 issue of REAL SIMPLE magazine notes the top rated mouthwashes according to a test of over 30 brands.  Here’s what they found: 1) Best Whitening – REMBRANDT DEEPLY WHITE – Tooth-brightening peroxide helps the liquid penetrate the enamel so it tackles discoloration both on and beneath the surface. Leaves breath minty fresh, […]


Cavities

24% of adults have untreated cavities today.  These tiny holes in the tooth surface start out often with no symptoms.  But with regular checkups, these areas of bacterial decay can be treated quickly and inexpensively, before the cavity hurts.  Once the cavity gets larger and deeper, affecting deeper layers of the tooth structure, you are […]


Cavities

Did you know? Tooth decay – cavities – rank in the highest of chronic medical conditions. Only colds are more common.


Tooth Whitening products & ingredients

Smile Whitening is a hot topic and one of the most popular cosmetic treatments sought out today.  Reading the labels and deciding on which product is right for you can be very confusing. Peroxide is the active ingredient in nearly all tooth whitening products.  There are two types – carbamide peroxide and hydrogen peroxide.  Both […]


Concerns about Radiation

A brief article in the June 2011 issue of “Redbook Magazine” discussed radiation and when to be concerned. “Radiation is all around us.  When should you worry? The [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][2011] nuclear crisis in […]


Obliterate Morning Breath

Your nighttime routine can obliterate morning breath! The September issue of “Cosmopolitan” Magazine has a great recommendation to alter your dental hygiene routine at home before bedtime and you can eliminate that pesky morning breath. “BRUSH…for two minutes (30 seconds on each quadrant) to remove surface debris. FLOSS…to dislodge hidden food and plaque – a […]


Dental implants

Dental implants are the best option for patients who have severely cracked or missing teeth. Performed in single or multitooth restorations, implants are a permanent option for those who might otherwise need something like dentures. For decades, titanium implants were the only choice, but the new zirconia implants offer several benefits, including a holistic one, […]


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