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August 6, 2021
Amalgam Replacement

If you’ve had one or more cavities, then it was most likely filled in with a grey metal amalgam. This grey metal amalgam filling is the silver that can be seen when you throw your head back and enjoy a good laugh or when you open your mouth widely.

Previously, these metal amalgam fillings were the only options available so ...

May 9, 2021
Dental Phobia

Dentophobia (the fear of the dentist) is an incredibly prevalent condition - so if it is something you have experienced, you are not alone!

It is estimated that up to 80% of people have moderate to severe dental anxiety. Dentophobia, the more severe form of dental fear, often arises from poorly controlled dental anxiety. There are different causes of dental anxiety and dental phobias, as each person has unique triggers and stressors. 

Dental Phobia Definition and Symptoms

People with dentophobia experience extreme or irrational fear of going to the dentist. In severe cases, dental phobias can prevent a person from having routine dental ...

August 21, 2020
How Does Smoking Lead to Gum Disease?

"Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times."
Mark Twain

Smoking and other tobacco products can lead to gum disease by affecting the attachment of bone and soft tissue to your teeth. More specifically, it appears that smoking interferes with ...