• Laser Therapy for the Periodontal Patient

    The Many Benefits of Dental Laser Therapy | CDA Cosmetic Dental Surgery

    The Many Benefits of Dental Laser Therapy (Or) Laser Therapy for the Periodontal Patient Periodontal disease (gum disease) is a chronic inflammatory disease caused by a bacterial infection that destroys the gum, ligament and jawbone that supports your teeth. It is a very serious disease that can result in tooth loss. The main culprit is […]

  • Is your favorite toothpaste damaging your teeth?

    Toothpaste Abrasiveness The toothpaste you are using may be wearing away the enamel on your teeth! The grit in toothpaste is effective at removing stain and plaque however is abrasive for tooth structure. There is an abrasive index for toothpastes called the RDA Index. The higher the value, the more abrasive it is. At or […]

  • Side Effects of Multiple Fillings

    Recent research found that adults with more than eight fillings had 150 percent more mercury in their blood than those without fillings. October 03, 2016 By Laura Dorr Extended mercury exposure can be particularly dangerous to a one’s health—and a new study has found that the danger is greatly exacerbated in patients with eight or […]

  • FAQs: Root Canal

    Frequently Asked Questions About Root Canal October 23, 2015 4:06 pm Leave a Comment FAQ: Root Canal Root canal. The term typically invokes immediate fear! But rest assured, you don’t need to experience discomfort during a root canal treatment. In fact, thanks to modern dentistry, a root canal can save your natural tooth and give […]

  • To Floss or Not to Floss: That is the Question

    Do I Need to Floss My Teeth? I get asked this question a lot. I think people keep asking because they’d like a different answer. But there’s actually no question about it! You must floss. 4 Reasons You Must Floss Your Teeth The bacteria between your teeth is very damaging. Brushing and saliva can help […]