Posts Tagged ‘safe dentistry’
Teeth Cleaning: How Your Dentist Cleans Your Teeth
Most people dread going to the dentist. So many put off their routine cleaning until they have a specific concern or tooth pain they can’t ignore. However, going for cleaning every six months is extremely important. Regular cleanings help promote oral health by removing food debris, stains, plaque, and tartar. This is vital in preventing…Read More
Is Mercury-Free Dentistry Right for You?
Mercury-free dentistry involves using white or clear composite resin to fill cavities or removing mercury-based fillings and replacing them with resin. Several studies have shown that the mercury amalgam that has been used for several decades to fill teeth may actually be causing health issues. With health concerns in mind, many dentists have turned to more…Read More
Digital Dental X-Rays Provide Many Advantages for our Patients
If you had dental x-rays done in our office recently, you probably noticed that we are using digital radiography. This advancement in dental radiology produces less radiation than traditional film x-rays and has other advantages. Below you’ll learn why we are happy to have made the switch for our patients’ and staff’s safety and convenience.…Read More
Do Vitamins Help Keep Teeth Healthy?
It’s often the simplest things that can have a major impact on our oral health. We’ve written before about the importance of a healthy diet in overall oral health. In this article, we explore the role of vitamins and minerals in keeping teeth healthy. Vitamins for Healthy Teeth Whether you get your vitamins and minerals…Read More
CariVu™ – Ultimate Smile Design’s Secret Weapon in the Fight Against Tooth Decay
Creating bright, healthy smiles is our superpower at Ultimate Smile Design. But did you know we have a secret weapon in the fight against tooth decay? We’d like to introduce you to CariVu™ – our dental X-ray sidekick, so to speak. What is CariVu™? CariVu™ is a portable tool we use as an adjunct to…Read More
Safe Dentistry: 4 Questions to Ask Your Dentist
Patient health and safety is a dentist’s number one priority. We encourage our patients to become informed about how common dental practices affect their health and the precautions that dentists should take to ensure their safety. We’ve compiled a list of questions you should ask your dentist to determine their commitment to safe dental practices.…Read More