Dental health and the body; why its good to get a routine dental cleaning and exam? If you have ever sat down and thought about it, the mouth is the gateway to the rest of our body. It is how we grow, nourish, and heal ourselves. So why would we not keep our mouth as healthy as possible as to … [Read more...]
Early Detection of Oral Cancer
No one likes to talk about cancer. It’s a word that has unfortunately become a norm to society and makes for an awkward conversation. The last thing we want is for anyone to have to deal with something horrendous that could be prevented. Which is why we are writing about oral cancer and why we aim … [Read more...]
Last night the news reported that a man in Massachusetts attempted to melt amalgam (silver fillings) to extract the silver and make jewelry for his girlfriend. Unfortunately, when he attempted to do so, he also released the mercury that is contained within the silver filling. His girlfriend noted … [Read more...]
What to Look for When Getting a Crown / Veneer
A crown is a crown and it doesn’t matter what dentist does it, right? Before you find the dentist that is the closest and the cheapest because you think all dentists are the same, realize THEY ARE NOT! The saying “You get what you pay for” applies here as well. Skill and experience DOES matter … [Read more...]
Are You Brushing The Right Way?
It sounds like a crazy question, but the reality is that most people are not brushing properly. When it comes to good oral hygiene, your brushing technique is just as important as frequency. Here is the funny but true saying: “Brush in the morning to keep your friends, brush at night to keep your … [Read more...]