Month: July 2014

Interested in White Fillings?

Did you know that you are actually exposed to more mercury vapors from an amalgam filling by removing it, than by keeping it in your mouth? Nevertheless, many people are simply more comfortable replacing their metal fillings with white or tooth-colored restorations. If you feel that you’d be happier with composite-resin fillings for health or… Read more »

Differences Between Dentures and Dental Implants

Whether you lose a tooth naturally, or have to have one (or more) extracted, you will have to grapple with what to do for a replacement. If you leave the space in your mouth without any structure, eating and speaking can become challenging. Beyond that, your body will stop sending nutrients to that area of… Read more »

No Need for Pulling Teeth, Thanks to Oil?

Homeopathic remedies may seem counter-intuitive to scientists, but if something works, it works. Certain alternative medicine practices have stood the test of time. In general, before you try anything that could damage your dental health, you should always check with your dentist first. Oil pulling, however, is one of those natural do-it-yourself supplements which is… Read more »

Flossing: Still Important

While many patients will brush their teeth at least once a day, less than half of Americans floss that much. Some never floss at all. Flossing is actually more important in preventive dentistry than many people realize. If you want to stave off cavities and gum disease (the first and second most prevalent oral health… Read more »