Month: December 2010

SELECTING A TOOTH BRUSH

This time of year a tooth brush may be given as a stocking stuffer or as a gift. I think that is a great idea for a gift that promotes health and well being. According to the Academy of General Dentists the probability of brushing during the work day increases 65% if a tooth brush… Read more »

KEEP YOUR TEETH FOR YOUR LIFETIME

This week a patient phoned my office with the complaint of a loose tooth after her daughter inadvertently hit her in the mouth with a toy. When I examined her I found that she had advanced gum disease that had spread to her bone resulting in loss of the supporting bone of her teeth. This… Read more »