The Tooth Decay ‘Vaccine’ – New Study Shows Secrets of Sugar Industry in 70s

Back in the 1970s, according to a new research paper published in the journal PLOS Medicine, the sugar industry developed a strategy to deflect attention away from public health interventions aimed at reducing the consumption of sugar. That strategy included efforts like supporting research into a tooth decay vaccine. Full article on NPR.org

By | March 15th, 2015|Tooth Decay|Comments Off on The Tooth Decay ‘Vaccine’ – New Study Shows Secrets of Sugar Industry in 70s

Fix Your Smile With Dental Implants

You've probably heard a lot about dental implants recently. But why are they considered the gold standard when it comes to restoring missing or damaged teeth? Next best thing to healthy, natural teeth. Dental implants look, feel and function just like your own natural teeth. And they don't lead to bone deterioration over time like [...]

By | March 15th, 2015|Dental Implants|Comments Off on Fix Your Smile With Dental Implants

Toothbrushes – Soft or Medium Bristles?

Dentists have been telling us for years that brushing our teeth at least twice a day is the best routine when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth. The next time you find yourself standing in the toothbrush aisle at your local drugstore, here are a few things you should know about toothbrush bristles: • [...]

By | March 9th, 2015|Toothbrush|Comments Off on Toothbrushes – Soft or Medium Bristles?

Food and Drink that Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Everyone knows that the key to good health is to eat right. This is also important when it comes to maintaining good dental health. As a matter of fact, eating right is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth on a daily basis. The quality and consistency of the foods [...]

By | February 24th, 2015|Dentistry, Foods|Comments Off on Food and Drink that Keep Your Teeth Healthy

BIG HAIR Ball Raises $92k!

The 2015 BIG HAIR Ball was a great success and we're very proud to have been a sponsor for the event About 500 people attended the event on January 31st at the Elm Street Center. The 2015 BIG HAIR Ball helped to raise $92,000 to benefit Family Service of the Piedmont Inc., which provides accessible, [...]

By | February 16th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on BIG HAIR Ball Raises $92k!

Dental Care Tips for Seniors

For many of us, the thought of brushing our teeth is more of an annoyance than the right thing to do. We are taught from a very early age that our teeth must be properly taken care of and that care should continue through to our golden years. As we get a little older, some [...]

By | January 16th, 2015|Seniors|Comments Off on Dental Care Tips for Seniors

Fixing a Chipped Tooth

If your tooth is broken, chipped, or fractured, see your dentist as soon as possible. Otherwise, your tooth could be damaged further or become infected, possibly causing you to end up losing the tooth. In the meantime, try the following self-care measures: If the tooth is painful, take acetaminophen or another over-the-counter pain reliever. Rinse [...]

By | December 21st, 2014|Dentistry|Comments Off on Fixing a Chipped Tooth

3 Tips for Good Holiday Dental Hygiene

Now that the holiday season is well underway, it's time to talk about how to maintain good oral hygiene. There is an increased tendency to eat and drink foods that aren't normally on the menu. And an overabundance of indulgence can lead to dental issues. Here are three tips that will help you get great [...]

By | November 17th, 2014|misc|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Good Holiday Dental Hygiene

Treatments for Yellow and Discolored Teeth

Human teeth discolor due to various reasons. There are three main types of discoloration of teeth: Extrinsic - Staining that occurs in the outer layer of the teeth, called the enamel. The main cause is Coffee, Wine, Cola beverages and smoking. These types of stains are usually yellow in color. Intrinsic - Staining that occurs in the inner structure [...]

By | October 16th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Tobacco, Tooth Decay, Whitening|Comments Off on Treatments for Yellow and Discolored Teeth

Hollow-head toothbrushes have up to 3000x more bacteria

The jury is back. Studies have shown that solid head power toothbrushes are more hygienic than hollow head power toothbrushes, at least according to scientists at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. The reason for this is due to the solid head power toothbrush's inability to store large amounts of bacteria for [...]

By | September 12th, 2014|Dentistry|Comments Off on Hollow-head toothbrushes have up to 3000x more bacteria