dental health

Oral Piercings and Dental Problems

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|

One of the great things about our modern era is the way to safely alter our bodies to look pretty much anyway we would like within reason. However, a popular mode of fashion and expression can often have negative effects on our teeth and oral health. This is not meant to dissuade you from wearing [...]

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Cigarette Smokers at Increased Risk of Root Canal Treatments

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|

Medical researchers have long warned about the dangers that smoking presents to your overall health. However, smoking also increases your risk of needing a root canal, according to a 30-year long study conducted by researchers from Boston University. This study, presented in the April 2006 issue of the Journal of Dental Research, tracked the oral [...]

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Reasons Why Dentists Take Dental X-Rays

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|

Many patients wonder why dentists take X-rays, especially since it is sometimes not the most fun experience. Patients with sensitive gag reflexes are especially prone to disliking them, because of the position of the wings to take a proper X-ray. However, this infographic gives a quick breakdown on why Dental X-Rays are necessary for maintaining [...]

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How Not To Brush Your Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|

As a dentist, I see many problems with dental hygiene and most of them stem from improper brushing and flossing. I found this infographic made by Cynthia Eubanks that helps illustrate many of the failings almost all of us have while brushing at some point or another. It's true that over brushing can weaken your [...]

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