Month: March 2014

FAQs: How Can Dentures Improve My Smile?

Do you have multiple missing teeth? If so, you’re far from alone. In fact, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, over 26% of adults over 74 have lost all of their natural teeth. Losing your teeth can be debilitating. Thankfully, you can still obtain a full and healthy smile with implant dentures.

Quiz: How Does a Dental Bridge Improve My Smile?

Do you currently have one or more missing teeth? While you may feel embarrassed, you’re not alone. According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 69% of adults over the age of 35 have lost at least one permanent tooth. Losing a tooth can hurt both the health and appearance of your smile…. Read more »

Metal Fillings Targeting in Growing Debate Surrounding Mercury

For several decades, health experts have been waging a heated battle over the use of silver amalgam fillings, which contain approximately 50% mercury. This is a highly toxic metal that can cause a number of serious health conditions such as neurological dysfunction, Alzheimer’s, high cholesterol, and digestive disorders. Despite these risks, many specialists, including those… Read more »

Celebrate National School Breakfast Week with Tips from Your Dentist

March 3 through 7 is National School Breakfast week, a campaign designed to raise awareness of the importance of eating a healthy breakfast every day. The theme for 2014 is “Take Time for School Breakfast.” Experts say that children who eat a nutritious morning meal get better test scores, have fewer behavioral issues, and are… Read more »