The Dangers of Mercury Fillings

The Dangers of Mercury Fillings

The harmful effects of mercury-laden fillings are scary. That’s why our dental practice has been mercury-free for over 10 years. Mercury is one of the most toxic chemicals and is a neurotoxin. Dental amalgam fillings, also known as mercury fillings, are used to fill...
Why Do I Have So Much Pain in My Jaw and Face?

Why Do I Have So Much Pain in My Jaw and Face?

Do you know that many factors can affect inner ear pain, chronic headaches, and even jaw pain? Suppose you’ve experienced this discomfort and can’t pinpoint the location or cause. In that case, your pain may originate in the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ), which...
Is Fluoride the Best Option for You?

Is Fluoride the Best Option for You?

Do you brush your teeth with potentially toxic traditional kinds of toothpaste or even ineffective natural toothpaste? How do you distinguish between the two?  You may be surprised to learn that most traditional toothpaste carries harmful ingredients such as Sodium...
Patient Pre-surgical Considerations

Patient Pre-surgical Considerations

Pre-surgical Considerations Very often, the dental office receives emergency patients who need to been seen rapidly due to dental pain.  Our office, if the schedule allows, will see the patient that day for treatment.  After an x-ray and clinical exam by the doctor a...
Are Bleeding Gums “Normal?”

Are Bleeding Gums “Normal?”

Do your gums bleed while brushing and flossing? If so, what are you doing to help alleviate this problem? The truth is…most people don’t even see bleeding gums as a problem. As dental professionals, we are concerned that this is sometimes considered...
How Often Do You Smile?

How Often Do You Smile?

Why do we smile in photographs? Before the 20th century, it was very rare for a grin to wind up in print. In the early 18th century, one French writer expressed sorrow for “people who raise their upper lip so high…that their teeth are almost...