An Apple a Day May Keep the Dentist Away

Dietary habits of schoolchildren encourage an increase in sugar intake leading to a greater risk of cavities, reports the Academy of General Dentistry. Over a 15-month period, researchers tracked the dietary habits and monitored the teeth of preschool children before and after the start of school. Results show that decayed, missing or filled teeth and […]

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What Dentists Can Tell About Your Health Just By Looking In Your Mouth

It’s interesting to note that your dentist is able to get clues to your overall health simply by examining your mouth. Not only can they tell if you have oral cancer but they are able to get hints of pregnancy, anemia, stress, diabetes, and even lupus. An article by Kevin Loria of Business Insider explains […]


What to Avoid for Better Teeth & Breath

Besides taking care of our teeth by brushing and flossing we also need to be aware of the foods that we are eating and what we are drinking since it could turn out to be harmful to the enamel as well as leave us with bad breath.  Dr. Nicholas Toscano explains in this article, 7 […]


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The Art of Dental Tattoos

Not sure why anyone would do it but getting tooth tattoos seems to be a growing trend in dentistry.  It can be placed in any of the tooth you have using a crown or pontic (fake tooth that replaces the missing one) on a bridge. The steps are quite simple.  Inquire with your local dentist […]


Break the Bad Oral Care Habit!

Did you know that a lot of little things you do (or don’t do) on a day-to-day basis affect your teeth’s well-being and may fall under a list of bad oral habits? These include not brushing or flossing enough, eating too many sweets too often, or even using your teeth to open a bag of […]

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Teething: A Child’s Rite of Passage

According to the American Dental Association (ADA), the average age children start developing their primary teeth is between 4-7 months with a full set completed by the age of 3. However there are cases where a child doesn’t start to develop until they’re one year old so don’t panic if you don’t see any teeth […]


Dental Floss vs Waterpiks

Such is a dilemma. Even if you brush twice a day religiously that toothbrush isn’t going to be able to go in between your teeth and under the gumline to get rid of the plaque and food debris that’s stuck there. There are two things that can help. Dental floss and Waterpiks. However many people […]

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Regulating Dental Laboratories

Dental laboratories have been experiencing a sort of consolidation into bigger companies as the ones that are making profits are able to purchase smaller ones who make less profit and older dental technicians retiring. Dental laboratories are entities not overseen by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) even though they deal with materials that affect […]


How to resolve conflict with your dentist

When visiting your local dentist, matters of disagreements can arise especially when it comes to expensive treatments. If you are not happy with the results of the procedures, the first thing you should do is it to speak to your dentist directly. More often than not problems can be easily resolved in this manner. The […]

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Dental Bridge: A Link To A Better Smile

The most common way of replacing missing tooth or teeth is by having the dentist place a dental bridge to fill in that gap.  There are currently several types of dental bridges. A Regular or Traditional Bridge is made up of at least one pontic (a fake tooth) to replace the missing tooth and 2 […]