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. […]
A bright, white smile is a major confidence-booster, especially during teen years. But what if your child needs a little help in that department? These days, increasing numbers of parents are turning to professional teeth-whitening treatments to help their teens look and feel their best. Parents in search of professional-strength bleaching treatments for their kids […]
Taking care of your teeth during pregnancy may just impact the oral health of your unborn baby. A Naples dentist explains why proper prenatal dental is so important.