If you’re worried about heart disease you can easily spend lots of money trying to prevent it, paying for prescription medicines, healthy cookbooks, and a gym memberships. Or there might be an easier way . A number of recent studies suggest that you may already have a cheap and powerful weapon against heart attacks, strokes, and other […]
Our new communications director Julius broke his orthodontic retainer this weekend after he wrapped it up in a paper towel and stuck it in his pocket! We thought this would be the perfect opportunity to discuss some tips for maintaining your partial denture or orthodontic retainer. 1. Give them a break Take your dentures out […]
Dentist are often though of as the experts about teeth and gums. However, one subject of interest to our patients isn’t inside the mouth at all. Today, we’re talking cold sores! Between 30% and 40% of all dental patients have cold sores an average of three to four times a year. Some patients have […]
One of Dr. Berdy’s patients shows that there is no need to through life with missing teeth. Dental implants are replacement teeth that are implanted surgically into the jawbone. With good oral hygiene, dental implants can last for 20 years or more without the need for replacement. Dental implants are a popular choice for people […]
It’s Throwback Tooth Day! The American Dental Association is posting a series of public service announcements from the 1960s through the 1980s. Here’s an appropriate one to get you in the mood for Halloween. There’s no secret potion to prevent periodontal disease. Just brush twice a day and floss once a day to keep the plaque away!
Everyone wants a smile full of pearly white teeth. Good daily oral hygiene regimen and regular cleanings at the our office are good ways to keep your smile bright, but if you decide you want to do even more to make your teeth look whiter, you should investigate all of your whitening options. Start by […]
As you age, it becomes even more important to take care of your teeth and protect your dental health. Teeth become more susceptible to decay near old fillings or roots left unprotected by receding gum lines. It is a common misconception that losing your teeth is inevitable. It’s not true. Your teeth can last a […]
We’re often taught that you should brush after every meal. However, what about after we consume highly acidic food and drinks like wine, coffee, soft drinks, and citrus fruits? Acids weaken tooth enamel. Enamel is crucial part of our body’s natural protection against cavities and tooth decay. If you brush too soon after consuming acidic foods, you can […]