Monthly Archives: May 2015

American Oral Health Could Use a Brush-up

New data on tooth decay and cavities among American adults reveal the sad state of our pearly whites. More than 25% of American adults ages 20 to 64 have untreated tooth decay, and 91% have one tooth — or more — that has been treated for tooth decay or needs to be. Read more at […]

Why Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth Is Actually Pretty Darn Gross

The question: Just how gross is it really if I forget to brush my teeth before bed every once in a while? The answer: Bad news: It’s pretty gross.   You probably already know that the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing those pearly whites twice a day. You also probably know that brushing your […]

Case Study – Replacement of Old Silver Fillings (amalgams)

While the research is still inconclusive as to whether silver/mercury amalgams are harmful to your health (via mercury leeching, we often find the problems of cracks around and cavities under amalgams more of an immediate problem to take care of). Old silver fillings are a factor in teeth cracking, a common occurrence in people in […]