Bad Dental Habits To Chat With Patients About – Part 3

Addressing Bad Dental Habits – Part 3 This blog is a follow up to Parts 1 and 2, which are based on an article on MedicineNet.com that discusses bad dental habits to avoid.  We’re moving into the cold and flu season. Many of us will be seeking relief of a sore throat and coughing. Do…

More On The Flossing Controversy

Cheers For The Floss Controversy A few days ago I wrote a blog about the recent Associated Press report indicating that insufficient research data exists to support the effectiveness of using dental floss. Because of this, the government has removed flossing from its Dietary Guidelines. The Government’s position is not that they all of a…

To Floss or Not to Floss

Should You Floss? Much of the dental community is upset about the recent Associated Press report questioning the efficacy of flossing. Is the Flossing Study a disservice or a blessing in disguise? I choose to look at it as a blessing. What else could possibly bring flossing into the forefront of the social media more…

Being the Dental Implant Patient

My Turn Being a Dental Implant Patient Recently, I had the experience of being a dental implant patient. Sure, I’ve had regular prophies over the years but have not needed any restorative treatment for some time. Many years ago I had an asymptomatic periapical lesion involving tooth #23. Endo was done and all was fine…