When was the last time you had a cavity? Many people today—adults in particular—cannot distinctly recall the last time they had one. Fortunately, resources for taking care of our teeth are better than ever… Many water supplies have adequate fluoride to strengthen teeth against decay. New technology and materials have improved toothbrushes, floss, and other… Read more »
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What Kind of Brusher Are You?
What kind of tooth brusher are you? Do you scrub vigorously, like you’re scrubbing tile grout to make it gleaming white? Do you spend 5 or 10 minutes to “really do a good job?” Or do you quickly whisk across your teeth, taking less than a minute? Chances are, no matter how much time… Read more »
The Whole Picture: Dental X-Rays
Dental inspection technology has come a long way. It’s now possible to find tooth decay, even in its early stages, using DIAGNOdent laser cavity detection; digital cameras allow us to magnify and zoom in on problems invisible to the naked eye. However, early tooth decay and periodontal disease may escape detection during a routine exam…. Read more »
Dr. Stewart Keeps Smiles Strong, Bodies Healthy with Comprehensive Gum Disease Therapy
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) recently reported that approximately 3 out of 4 Americans suffer from gum (periodontal) disease. That’s an astounding statistic and one that Dr. Stewart wants to change! He offers personalized periodontal treatments to keep gum disease at bay and eliminate damage to oral and overall health. What is gum disease?… Read more »