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General Dentistry News

Thumb sucking

Thumb Sucking, Even Adults? Oh My!

Thumb Sucking Thumb sucking is part of the sucking reflex that a child uses for nourishment. Thumb sucking is natural and normal and is often seen in ultrasounds of the baby prior to birth, within the safety of the womb. The thumb, or another finger, is placed in the mouth...

Swing Lock Partial

Swing Lock Partial, For Compromised Teeth

Swing Lock Partial Swing Lock Partial, When Abutment Teeth Are Weak A swing lock partial denture is constructed so that a “gate” can open and close, and when in the closed position, locks into the undercuts of the remaining natural teeth, usually near the gum line.  This places the stress...

Preventative Dentistry News

Bacterial Plaque

Bacterial Plaque

Bacterial Plaque Bacterial Plaque can cause damage to your teeth, gums, and ultimately bone The oral cavity is host to millions of bacteria from over 500 strains that organize themselves into a sticky film or plaque which attaches daily to the surfaces of the teeth, often below the gumline.  If...

Lemons and Teeth

Lemons and Teeth, Not Good!

Lemons and Teeth, Not Good! Lemons are Acidic and Damage Teeth The eating of lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruits in high quantities may cause damage to the enamel of your teeth.  They are not only acidic in nature, but also contain sugar which can be eaten by the bacteria in...

Other Dentistry News

Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening, Aesthetics Extremely Important to Personality

Teeth Whitening, Affects Your Well-being There are many methods of teeth whitening First of all, is teeth whitening necessary? Teeth whitening has become a very popular trend and most patients would like their teeth lightened, or “brought up a shade or two.” One of the causes of darker teeth is...

New Dental implant

Ultradent Tripod, Brand New Type of Dental Implant, Very Exciting!

Biodent Ultratooth is This New Dental Implant. Biodent Ultratooth Implant Allows Crowns to be Cemented at the Same Appointment. It is quite rare for Today’s Dentist to mention a product by its actual name, but since the Biodent Ultratooth is not only the first, but also the only implant approved...