Flat On Your Face…
Let’s say it is Saturday, and you are wearing high heels walking along one of the local streets with your husband. All of a sudden,
Is There Mercury In My Fillings?
Defective amalgam filling replaced by composite filling Defective amalgam filling replaced by composite filling I am often asked by my patients if there is mercury
Missing Tooth: What Are My Options?
This is an interesting case of a teenager who has a congenitally missing canine. The best replacement option for this teenager is an implant. Unfortunately,
So What If I Grind My Teeth?
Upper Right Canine flattened by grinding Upper Right Canine flattened by grinding Upper teeth in contact with lower teeth on right side Right side: only
Ouch! My Tooth Hurts!
“Ouch! my tooth hurts!”, said one of my patients the other day during a routine examination. “Especially when I chew on my left side. Is
Doctor, I Broke My Front Tooth, Can You Help?
One day I get a phone call from my patient. “Doctor, I broke my front tooth, can you help?”. As upsetting as it is to
Price of waiting too long…
The other day I had a patient who came to see me because she broke her tooth. Unfortunately, at this point this tooth can not
Preventative Dental Care
Preventative dental treatments, also known as prophylaxis, are intended to maintain your oral health by taking specific actions to prevent common oral health conditions such
Fluoride and Decay Prevention
Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that has been shown to help strengthen teeth in children and also prevent decay in people of all ages.
Cavities and Tooth Decay
When decay goes unchecked in the human mouth, damaged areas will form on the surface of your teeth. This damage comes in the forms of
What Are Toothaches and How We Can Help
Toothaches are most often caused when the nerve inside the tooth is irritated. It can leave you up at night, cause difficulties with eating certain
All About Tooth Sensitivity
If you find yourself avoiding hot drinks and cold foods, then your teeth may be sensitive. Tooth sensitivity is common, and in optimistic terms, will
Dental Health and Your Diet
Your body works hard to convert the foods you eat into energy. You may not think twice about what you are eating – especially when
How to Floss Your Teeth
Flossing is an important part of an oral hygiene routine, but research suggests that fewer than half of Americans do so daily. Flossing is simple
Electric Brush vs. Manual Brushes
Preventative dentistry is about more than just visiting your dentist twice yearly for an exam and thorough cleaning. In fact, the majority of your preventative
Having bad breath can be an embarrassing problem – especially if you are regularly face to face with other people. Known professionally as halitosis, bad