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Loss of Tooth Structure - by Mark Montana DDS by Dr. Jason Hales Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 01 May 2009 10:17pm This week's Inner Space Seminar, sponsored by Superstition Springs Endodontics, was presented by Dr. Mark Montana. Dr. Montana is a highly recognized prosthodontist practicing out of Tempe, AZ. Dr. Montana's presentation reviewed the many causes of loss of tooth structure including: attrition, abrasion, ablation, abfraction, caries & erosion ... Read on »
Do worm-like structures cause tooth decay? by Cory K. Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Aug 2009 10:25pm Do worm-like structures cause tooth decay? For years, scientists have debated the exact nature of the worm like structures inside a human tooth. The structures are not worms, but what they are is still in question… Read on »
Chicago Tribune asks, "Are your teeth toxic?" by Pat S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 6:07pm (Posted by Patrick Sullivan Jr.) On Sunday the Chicago Tribune -- the largest newspaper between the two coasts -- asked the question, " Are your teeth Toxic?" Full story follows, but as you read this, ask yourself why does the ADA, in the face of overwhelming evidence, continue to claim that mercury amalgams are safe and effective? Hint: F ... Read on »
Laser Cavity Detection: Shining the Light on Tooth Decay by Dr_Marshall_Fields Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 1:42pm Today dentists use lasers to perform several various procedures, such as in periodontal treatment and clearing bacteria in preparation for root canals. An innovative new use for lasers, which is being adapted by many dentists around the United States, comes in the form of Laser Cavity Detectors.   What is a Laser Cavity Detector?   La ... Read on »
Teeth Whitening At The Dentist | Online Article Directory Site … by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 10:30am 1 Comment The methods used to whiten teeth have improved a lot in recent yearsas technological advances meant that dentists and dental surgeons were increasingly able to understand the inner structure of the tooth. They found that many traditional ‘cures’ for … Original post Teeth Whitening At The Dentist | Online Article Directory Site … Read on »
Cupertino CA Dentist Explains When Tooth Extractions Become Necessary by Randall LaFrom Posted Thu 26 Sep 2013 5:22pm Generally speaking, it is best to preserve teeth whenever possible. However, sometimes you are not left with a choice in the matter, and a tooth extraction becomes necessary. But how do you know when a tooth should be extracted? To find out, read the following information provided by your Cupertino CA dentist , Dr. Randall LaFrom. When T ... Read on »
Whiter Teeth: What Works for stains? by Eastlakedentistry Posted Tue 16 Feb 2010 11:03pm Not everyone was born with a perfect set of bright pearly white teeth but there are effective bleaching and teeth whitening San Diego treatments that can erase the stains and discoloration. Stains can be removed easily with a bleaching agent for discoloration on the outer layer of the tooth says San Diego cosmetic dentist. Stains from drink ... Read on »
Why are my teeth getting yellow? by Just Ask Posted Sun 20 Jun 2010 11:17pm This is indeed a very common questions posed by many patients. To answer it, you would need to understand the structure of the tooth layers. A tooth is only make up of 2 layers. The outer layer is called Enamel, which is a little translucent in colour and contain no nerves. The inner layer called the Dentine, is yellow in colour and co ... Read on »
Facts and Myths About Tooth Decay by Marielaina Perrone DDS Posted Mon 09 Sep 2013 6:15am Tooth decay (also called dental cavities or dental caries) –  The destruction of the surfaces (dentin and/or enamel) of a tooth and infiltration of bacteria into tooth structure. Tooth decay results from the action of bacteria that live in plaque. Plaque is a sticky, whitish film formed by bacteria and food debris which adheres to Read on »
What is the Color of Your Teeth? by Anthony R. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:47pm Photo by shotbyscott on Flickr “Filipinos have generally yellowish-white teeth,” said Dr. Ben Reyes, a dentist.This means that the tooth surface near the gum line appears yellowish while gradually whitening towards the biting surface. This, he said, is because the enamel or the outermost layer of the tooth is thickest at the biting ... Read on »