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The Silver Amalgam Debate Still Rages On

When the silver amalgam debate began to heat up over a decade ago, studies were conducted with the American Dental Association deeming amalgam safe for dental fillings, however, when you consider that mercury is a neurotoxin, and a very powerful one at that, how can…

Tobacco Use Will Affect your Oral Health

Tobacco use leads to all sorts of dental problems that include: Tooth discoloration Chronic bad breath Salivary gland inflammation Jawbone loss Leukoplakia Gum disease A delay in healing Lower success rate for dental implants High risk for oral cancer Smoking and Gum Disease Tobacco use…

Holistic Dentists Could Be the Answer

Holistic dentists understand how toxic materials and chemicals used in dentistry can affect overall health. Holistic dentists understand the connections between the oral cavity and the materials that are used for root canals, fillings and other invasive dental procedures. Holistic literally means whole. Dentistry for…

Routine Dental Checkups Can Help Overall Health

Routine dental checkups not only decrease the risk of gum disease and tooth decay, but can also help your dentist diagnose more life-threatening medical problems such as oral cancer, diabetes, and eating disorders. Oral Cancer One of the most common cancers on the planet, oral…

Plaque and Tartar Can Cause Tooth Loss

Plaque and tartar can be controlled with brushing, flossing, a healthy diet and regular checkups with Dentistry for Health NY, however if you are less than diligent with your oral hygiene habits you could be asking for trouble. Plaque and tartar cover the surface of…