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UNSUGARED HALLOWEEN TREATS Oct 21st, 2019

Hey there,  it's that time of month again. Time to decorate for the ghouls and goblins and princesses and everything in between that may walk through your house or office on October 31, Halloween.  Being a dentist this a great concern as we also are forced to buy candy and...

Bruxism, snoring and sleep appliances Jan 15th, 2019

Do you have a snoring habit?  Do you grind your teeth at night?  Are you waking up every morning with severe headaches and jaw pain?   Then there is a solution to your problems. We as dentists are able to make sleep appliances ranging from nightguards to sleep apnea appliances...

Teeth Whitening Feb 16th, 2018

Teeth whitening is recommended for people who have had braces removed recently, discolored teeth and general yellow or stained teeth from coffee, tea, red wine, berries and other staining foods. Teeth whitening offered in our office is the take home kit with custom made trays.  These have been proven to...

Betel nut use, tobacco use and oral cancer Feb 5th, 2018

We all know that tobacco use causes lung cancer. But did you know that it causes oral cancer too?  Same thing goes for betel nuts or paan as they call it in eastern countries.  It is not the chemical itself that causes cancer but the process in which it is...

Porcelain crowns or traditional PFMs (porcelain fused to metal), which one to choose? Jan 26th, 2018

Nowadays all porcelain crowns or zirconia as the brand name goes is the "in thing".  Traditional PFMs are on the way out. Ask any dentist or prosthodontist. Why you ask? Well let's look at the facts.  Zirconia crowns are very aesthetic and achieve natural tooth color results.  They are also...