Our body has been remarkably designed to have an ability to heal itself. That is one of the most fascinating things about being a health care professional. As a dentist, we cannot do what we do on our patients without this self healing ability. However, one area of our body, especially in the mouth (speaking […] Continue reading Protect Your Enamel
Our ability to eat and chew different types of food is dependent on a whole system of events that breaks down food into pieces that we can swallow. It involves much more than just our teeth.One of the most important aspects of our chewing system is our jaw joint, more specifically the temporomandibular joint. For […] Continue reading More Than Just Teeth
This is a legitimate question that has been asked of me countless times by frustrated patients who have made huge strides towards achieving better oral health and, yet, continue to get “new” cavities. In fact, I had a patient ask me this very question just last week when she was in for her semi-annual check-up. […] Continue reading More Cavities?
Remember last time you went to see your dentist? Many of you were told that you need crowns for your teeth. You were told. You heard of it. But you are not sure exactly what the crown is. So here are the most frequently asked questions about crowns. What does a crown do? A crown […] Continue reading Crown FAQ