The Effects of E-Cigs on Your Gums and Teeth
Nov06

The Effects of E-Cigs on Your Gums and Teeth

An overlooked issue with electronic cigarettes or vaping is the impact they can pose to the oral health. Many vapers either haven’t given it much thought or overlook it because they’re content with knowing the many health benefits of making the switch.

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Fixed and Removable Implant Restorations
Jun22

Fixed and Removable Implant Restorations

Fixed and Removable Implant Restorations. For patients desiring better chewing capability, stability, esthetics and comfort than a traditional denture can offer, both removable and fixed implant restorations can be a good choice.

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Fluoride for Children
Feb10

Fluoride for Children

Research has shown that fluoride reduces cavities in both children and adults. Systemic fluorides can also give topical protection because fluoride is present in saliva, which continually bathes the teeth.

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Materials in Dental Amalgam Fillings
Feb08

Materials in Dental Amalgam Fillings

Materials in Dental Amalgam Fillings  are amalgam, a mercury mixed with silver, tin, zinc, and copper. They are used to fill cavities caused by tooth decay. Approximately 50% of dental amalgam is elemental mercury by weight. Dental amalgam might cause these individuals to develop oral lesions or other contact reactions.

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Amalgam Fillings
Feb06

Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam fillings or silver mercury fillings are composed of different metals including silver, tin, copper, zinc, and mercury. Amalgam fillings were mainly used for teeth restorations in the past. Studies now show that they may have negative effects on the teeth and overall health.

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