Archive for December, 2011

Your Toothbrush: Soft vs Hard Bristles

The best defense against periodontal (gum) disease and decay is brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day. Brushing helps remove bacterial plaque which is a colorless film that sticks to your teeth at the gum line. Toothbrushes come with various head sizes (compact, full, oval & tapered) and bristle types. Bristle types are usually […]

Green Tea and Dental Health

For the last 4,000 years the Chinese have known about the medicinal properties of green tea for relieving headaches, improving mood and helping concentration.  Green tea is the #1 beverage in Asian culture and it’s becoming increasingly popular in the United States for its potential health benefits. Although all tea is made from the leaves […]

Mini Dental Implants (MDI)

Are you one of the over 30 million Americans missing teeth? One of the latest advances in implant dentistry is the Denture Stabilization System, often referred to as Mini Dental Implants (MDI). Mini dental implants are a painless way to stabilize loose dentures. They can also replace a single tooth, multiple teeth or in some […]

How To Prevent Gum Disease (Gingivitis)

Gingitivis is an inflammation of the gums and the main cause of tooth loss in adults. According to some estimates, more than 85% of the U.S. population over the age of 30 have some form of the disease. When inflammation is left untreated it can lead to a more serious infection called periodontitis which destroys […]