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December 3rd, 2014 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on Oral Care Starts at the Beginnning of Life

Oral Care Starts at the Beginnning of Life

How Do I Care for My Baby’s Teeth? Good oral care starts from the beginning of your child’s life. Even before his or her first teeth emerge, certain factors can affect their future appearance and health. For instance, tetracycline, a common antibiotic, can cause tooth discoloration. For this reason, they...

December 1st, 2014 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on Food For thought: Top List of ‘Culprits’ That Stain Your Teeth

Food For thought: Top List of ‘Culprits’ That Stain Your Teeth

1. Wine. Red wine, an acidic beverage that contains chromogens and tannins, is notorious for staining teeth. But white wine, too, promotes staining. In a study conducted recently at New York University School of Dentistry, teeth exposed to tea were stained more severely if they previously had been exposed to...

November 24th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on No Teeth Yet? What to Feed Your Baby This Thanksgiving

No Teeth Yet? What to Feed Your Baby This Thanksgiving

Looking for healthy, harvest-style foods for your baby’s first Thanksgiving? It can be difficult to know what to feed a baby or young toddler in the midst of all the preparation and family festivities. Don’t worry. These finger foods will delight the pickiest eater even if teeth have not yet...

November 21st, 2014 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Are the Advantages of A Pediatric Dentist?

What Are the Advantages of A Pediatric Dentist?

Pediatric dentists are specially trained to handle problems particular to children, such as dental developmental difficulties and root canals on adult teeth that have not fully formed. However, most children are treated by general dentists. A general dentist often has a relationship with the entire family and therefore has a...

November 13th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on New Test May Uncover Cancer & Diseases

New Test May Uncover Cancer & Diseases

A revolutionary saliva test may be on the way. UCLA researchers are working on a test that could have the ability to diagnose diseases like diabetes and cancer. It’s also possible the test could diagnose neurological disorders and autoimmune diseases. The study determines that saliva contains many disease-indicating molecules that...

November 11th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on Did You Know November Is National Diabetes Month?

Did You Know November Is National Diabetes Month?

Develop a plan for National Diabetes Month BY JOANN R. GURENLIAN, RDH, PhD November is National Diabetes Month and we need to plan ahead to implement interventions that will help all of us – patients and health care providers – tackle this epidemic. The 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report1 was...

November 5th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dr. Greg’s Dental Q&A

Dr. Greg’s Dental Q&A

What should I use to clean my baby’s teeth? A toothbrush will remove plaque bacteria that can lead to decay. Any soft-bristled toothbrush with a small head, preferably one designed specifically for infants, should be used at least once a day at bedtime. When should I take my child to...

October 31st, 2014 | Uncategorized | Comments Off on What’s the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist?

What’s the difference between a dentist and an orthodontist?

A dentist is similar to your family doctor — great for check-ups and filling cavities. An orthodontist is a specialist who has two to three years of additional education, and is an expert in straightening your teeth and choosing the treatment option that’s best for you. Only an orthodontist is...

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