Each Patient Is Unique

One of the concepts in modern American life that is the LEAST applicable to dental care is the idea that “one size fits all.” That can be a wonderful idea if we’re talking about a hat, or an accessory like a necklace, but it’s a terrible idea to adhere to if we’re talking about your dental health. When it comes to … [Read more...]

How to Avoid Gum Recession

Back in the old days - more specifically, before World War II in the early 20th century - it was common to describe an elderly person as being “long in the tooth.” Today, cosmetic dentists know that phrase likely referred to the fact that many older adults who received little or no preventive dental care in that era … [Read more...]

Men’s Health and Dental Care

Men as a gender seem to be less diligent than women in keeping up with their dental care. Research and surveys reveal that: Men are less likely to brush twice a day, as recommended by dental care professionals. Men are more likely than women to have gum disease. Men are less likely to visit the dentist … [Read more...]

Preventative Tips for Gingivitis

It's been said that our allopathic medical system excels at “emergency medicine,” and it's true that much of modern health care is focused on fixing problems once they've become troubling, even serious. However, as dramatic as curative procedures can be, prevention is often far more effective. Gum disease, … [Read more...]

Strengthen Your Enamel

The layer of enamel you have on the crown of each of your natural teeth is your first line of defense in your dental care. Tooth enamel is the hardest tissue in the human body, and protects your teeth when you chew or speak. But although enamel is strong, it is also brittle, and because it is mostly inorganic material, … [Read more...]

Preventative Dental Care Tips

Dental care, like all other types of health care, has at least two components: the care you receive from a professional provider, and the health-promoting activities that you engage in on a daily basis. Your daily habits are crucial factors in determining whether you'll be able to avoid or overcome common oral health … [Read more...]