Month: August 2015

Do You Have Bruxism?

If you have a sore jaw or your teeth ache, then you may be grinding your teeth. Also known as bruxism, this oral health issue can have serious consequences for your smile. Do you have bruxism? Do you need treatment to protect your smile from the pressures of teeth grinding?

Are Metal Dental Fillings Dangerous?

The earliest dental fillings, which were found in modern-day Slovenia, were made of beeswax and date back approximately 6500 years. In the early 19th century, British dentists developed an amalgam specifically for the repair of damaged teeth. American dentists were using amalgam fillings, which were made from a mixture of silver, mercury, and other metals,… Read more »

Basic Dental Hygiene: A Guide

Culturally, we associate toothlessness with old age and a huge swath of the American population still believes that tooth loss is an inevitable part of growing older. That couldn’t be further from the truth and today’s dentists are working hard to let their patients know that with a little care and the right lifestyle, there’s… Read more »