Are old crowns worth replacing?

Technology has improved greatly over the last decade.  Dental crowns are currently much more cosmetic that the crowns of the past.  For one, our crowns no longer contain any metals.  The zirconium material is comparable to the strength of metals and much more...

Oral Health and Pregnancy

Pregnancy affects almost every aspect of a woman’s health, including oral health. It is very important to maintain your regular 6-month dental visits during pregnancy. More than 50% of women are affected by pregnancy gingivitis. Some women will notice that their gums...

The Fluoride affect on tooth enamel.

In 1901 Frederick McKay, a recent dental school graduate, left New York to start a new life in Colorado Springs. Upon his arrival, he soon discovered that many local inhabitants displayed brown teeth. Dr. McKay took an interest in solving the mystery of the “Colorado...

Routine Dental visits vital to your oral health

Prevention and early diagnosis is the best medicine when it concerns your teeth. To avoid costly dental procedures down the road, it’s advisable to visit the dentist every 6 months. These visits can achieve a great deal for your dental health and wellness. It’s rare...

Foods that Help Protect Teeth Against Cavities

A dental cavity (or tooth decay) is the destruction of the top layer of teeth, which happens to be the enamel. Cavities can be caused by several factors: poor dental hygiene or frequent consumption of sugars and carbohydrates. A layer of sticky bacterial film, or...

Top 5 Best Foods and Drinks for your teeth

Fruits and vegetables are high in fiber. Dr. Mann often says, “An apple a day keeps the dentist away.” They work by physically scrubbing your teeth and stimulating salivary flow by requiring longer chewing times. Saliva is important in fighting cavities, because it...