An Australian study reveals the unthinkable: tooth decay is reversible. Celeste McGovern investigates how to reverse cavities and avoid a drill-and-fill solution. In a little known study in the 1920s, researchers at the Department of Pediatrics and Dentistry at the State University of Iowa treating children for diabetes discovered something untoward. Twenty-eight of the children, […]
We’re about to enter a season that’s dreaded by teachers and employers and not to mention doctor’s offices: Flu season. While many think that washing one’s hands regularly and getting a flu shot are the best ways to avoid getting the flu, there are other considerations – including oral health – that can reduce one’s […]
When it comes to your teeth nothing is more important than proper health and hygiene. Without proper oral hygiene your teeth can break down and decay causing many problems including tooth loss. Tooth loss can cause your teeth to shift, cause problems eating and chewing, as well as bone loss and other health issues. Brushing […]
Immediate Treatment — Within 5 Minutes For a completely knocked out (avulsed) tooth Permanent Tooth What to do when a tooth is knocked out: Treatment by any person present, ideally a caregiver and injured person will work together to achieve an immediate (less than 5 minute) replantation — physically replacing the tooth into its socket. […]
You’re probably familiar with the “breath test” to check and see if your children actually brushed their teeth like they said they did. It can be difficult to get kids excited about their dental health. That said, here are 6 tricks that work wonders: 1. Do it together Brushing your teeth with your children makes […]
There are many ways to beat the heat in the summer: spending a little time in the pool, making the most of your air-conditioning or enjoying a few cold treats. Though they may be refreshing, some summer snacks may not be the best for your teeth. Here are a few ways cold treats may be […]
Does your young child suffer from tooth decay? Learn what may cause it and how to correct it from a Naples pediatric dentist.
Could your toothbrush be the bearer of bad germs? A dentist in Naples explains how to properly store and care for your toothbrush to keep germs at bay.
Fear of the dentist is very real for many patients, but Naples dentist Tamara Robison is helping her young patients find comfort in the dental chair.