3 Natural Ways to Whiten Teeth at Home

Whiter teeth, like thick, shiny, hair, is something that many people in our cosmetically driven world desire today. In fact, Americans spend over $1.4 billion dollars in over-the-counter teeth whitening products every year-that’s a good chunk of money just to achieve a different shade of teeth. I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve tried OTC…

Ultrasonic Scaling Side Effects

Ultrasonic Scaling Side Effects Although ultrasound is used routinely on patients, there are few hazards associated with its use. The ultrasonic scaler may result in potential hazards to both the patient and the clinical operator of the equipment. The ultrasonic scaler is a useful instrument in the field of periodontology, but considerations need to be…

Healthy Teeth for Life: 10 Tips for Families

You have so many good reasons to keep your family’s teeth and gums healthy. Their sparkling smiles. Being able to chew for good nutrition. Avoiding toothaches and discomfort. And new research suggests that gum disease can lead to other problems in the body, including increased risk of heart disease. Fortunately, there are simple ways to keep teeth strong and healthy from…