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Dental Phobia

By editor
February 15, 2017

Dental phobia is a real condition affecting 9% - 15% of Americans. A phobia is an intense, irrational fear and those with dental phobia often put off routine care for years or even decades. To avoid it, they will put up with dental infections, pain, broken or discolored teeth just to skip an appointment. Avoiding ... read more


Toothbrush 101

By editor
January 17, 2017

The first modern toothbrush was invented by a man named William Addis while he was serving time in a prison in England. Inspired by watching a broom sweep the floor, Addis saved a small animal bone from one of his meals and glued bristles to it. After his release from prison, he started Wisdom Toothbrushes, ... read more


Dental Care For Seniors

By editor
October 4, 2016

As you age, it becomes even more important to take care of your teeth and to pay close attention to your overall dental health. Despite enjoying a lifetime of excellent dental health, things can change in your oral cavity and catch you by surprise. Your mouth can change as you get older, but with the ... read more


Teeth Whitening - Frequently Asked Questions

By editor
July 8, 2016

Teeth whitening is by far, the dental service I get asked the most about. Patients are often confused about the details of this treatment, perhaps it's because the market is saturated with so many different whitening options. Below are answers to the most frequently asked questions. If you have another question, please just let us ... read more


The History Behind Dental Implants

By editor
February 16, 2016

It's not hard to believe that during ongoing research, a professor or scientist may stumble onto a discovery that they weren't exactly looking for - such was the case with Dr. Per-Ingvar Branemark, a professor of Anatomy at Gothenburg University in 1969. Dr. Branemark's team was studying the impact of blood flow while injured bones were ... read more


Fear of the Dentist

By editor
January 7, 2016

Fear and anxiety prevents millions of Americans from seeking proper, preventative dental care each year. It’s estimated that between 5% and 8% of Americans avoid dentists out of fear and close to 20% have such strong anxiety about visiting the dentist that they only go when absolutely necessary. The consequences of not seeing a dentist ... read more


Did You Know : Joseph Lister

By editor
November 10, 2015

Joseph Lister, a British Surgeon, was born April 5, 1827 and spent most of his professional life promoting the idea of sterile portable ports. He successfully introduced carbolic acid and the idea of sterilizing surgical instruments before cleaning wounds. This, (no surprise to us living in 2015), led to a reduction in post-operative infections and ... read more


Dental Bonding

By editor
October 1, 2015

Defined: Dental bonding is a restoration procedure where a tooth- colored material (called a composite) is applied to a tooth surface and then hardened with a special light that 'bonds' it together. This is done to fix a broken tooth edge or change a dark color or fill in an area of decay. The result ... read more


What exactly is a Prosthodontist?

By adminW
February 19, 2015

Fair question. Dentists specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and preventative care of most all conditions that occur in the mouth. A Dentist is a general term that describes a licensed professional in the dental industry. A general dentist provides general care and maintenance services including cleanings, fluoride treatments, cavity fillings and tooth replacement. Most dentists ... read more


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