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
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
Why You Should Replace Your Toothbrush Every Three Months
Regular brushing and flossing are two things you can do at home to contribute to a bright and healthy smile. Regular brushing and flossing removes debris from your teeth and helps to prevent tartar and plaque buildup. This healthy habit contributes to healthy gums and can help prevent periodontal disease and cavities. But did you…Read more