Archive for September, 2012

Dental Care Through The Life Cycle

dental care Pregnancy:  During pregnancy, increased hormone levels can make teeth and gums extra sensitive to bacteria which can increase the risk of developing dental infections, gum disease or tooth decay.  Symptoms of pregnancy such as vomiting can also lead to dental problems by exposing the teeth to gastric acid. To minimize damage, a pregnant […]

What is Soft Tissue Laser Therapy?

A laser beam is an extremely intense narrow parallel beam of light that vaporizes tissue. The name laser is an acronym for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation. From 1960 to the present the laser has made vast advancements bring technology to the dental office by creating dental applications such as the soft […]

Tongue Piercings: What You Need To Know

photo credit: michaelallroy via photo pin cc Tongue piercing is a form  body piercing that involves a needle being inserted through the mid-line of the tongue so that a stud, hoop or barbell can be inserted. This type of piercing is usually done without anesthetics. Tongue piercings tend to be popular among adolescents and young […]