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Cosmetic Crowns

Cosmetic Crowns

These teeth were discolored from trauma and root canal therapy. Color this deep could not be corrected with whitening. Crowns provided an excellent solution. Before How does it work?  The teeth are reduced to make space for a... Read More >
New Pacifier Weaning System

New Pacifier Weaning System

A new Pacifier Weaning System was created by a Pittsburgh dentist. Those of you interested in trying it, please send us a review of your experience. http://www.wpxi.com/video?videoId=499457928&videoVersion=1.0Dentists recommend that... Read More >
Featured Article in Macaroni Kid Medina

Featured Article in Macaroni Kid Medina

Thank you to Macaroni Kid Medina for featuring our dental tips for parents in this month's newsletter! http://medina.macaronikid.com/... Read More >
Should my child brush with fluoride toothpaste?

Should my child brush with fluoride toothpaste?

This is the number one question asked by parents. Yes to fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first tooth erupts, as recommended by the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Academy of Pediatric... Read More >
Baby Teeth are Important

Baby Teeth are Important

I sometimes find myself in a discussion with parents about the need to treat cavities in their children’s baby teeth. Most commonly I’m asked something like, “Does he really need to have these fillings? They are just baby teeth –... Read More >
Baby Shark Teeth

Baby Shark Teeth

In most children the adult teeth begin to erupt around age 6-7. And in these tiny little mouths, large, adult-sized teeth show up in ways that look strange to parents. For example, when the lower front teeth come in I get a lot of... Read More >
Five Secrets of Families with Good Teeth

Five Secrets of Families with Good Teeth

Brush twice a day to prevent tooth decay, and add these five secrets to ensure a lifetime of dental health.   Floss dailyThere is no more affordable and effective way to prevent gum disease and cavities. Drink water... Read More >
Don't Wait Until It Hurts

Don't Wait Until It Hurts

When diagnosed with a cavity, many of our patient ask, "Why doesn't it hurt?"  If you see your dentist regularly, the most common reason is that we caught the problem early, and the cavity is small. Tooth decay grows toward the center... Read More >
It’s not a conspiracy…you still need to floss.

It’s not a conspiracy…you still need to floss.

This week the Associated Press released information that most people interpreted as, “Flossing is unnecessary.” The report stated that there are no published, long-term studies that prove the effectiveness of using dental floss, and,... Read More >
 Oil Pulling: Valuable ancient remedy or colossal hoax?

Oil Pulling: Valuable ancient remedy or colossal hoax?

Many of you have asked about the new celebrity trend, oil pulling, and I took a look at the research. What scientific evidence did I find on this practice? Surprisingly little. For those who haven't heard, oil pulling is an... Read More >