The number of women dentists is increasing and this number is projected to continue to rise through 2020. According to the American Dental Association (ADA) the total number of women dentists has increased by over 40 percent since 2001. In fact the number of women entering the dental field has more than tripled in the…Read more
The Hidden Dangers of Ecigs and Your Oral Health
Electronic cigarettes (ecigs) have gained a growing popularity in the past few years. They don’t have the obnoxious smell of traditional cigarettes, and manufacturers market them as being a safer alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes. They are very popular with younger smokers and an entire “vape” subculture has been formed around the use of ecigs.…Read more
What causes bad breath?
Have you ever wondered what causes Bad Breath? Bad breath is one of those silent bacterial issues you'll never know unless someone tells you. Believe it or not, it is treatable and you do not have to go the rest of your life with bad breath. Typically bad breath is caused by dying tissues whether…Read more
FDA Approval of Amalgam Fillings
FDA Approval of Amalgam Fillings Amalgam (metal) fillings have been used for many years to repair cavities and damaged teeth. You’re probably familiar with the silver color of the fillings and have heard them called “silver fillings”. Amalgam is made up of a mixture of metals. These include liquid mercury and a powdered alloy consisting…Read more