Once upon a time, silver fillings ruled in dental offices everywhere. For a long time, they were the only option dentists used to close off the spaces on teeth where
Why Is My Child Getting Cavities?
We want our children to have every advantage, including oral health. That’s why you encourage your child to brush twice a day. You keep the sugary treats to a minimum.
Happy Labor Day!
Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last
Osteoporosis and Oral Health
Today, the doctor and our team at Philipsburg Dental Partners thought we would examine the relationship between osteoporosis and oral health, since 40 million Americans have osteoporosis or are at
What did the first dentures look like?
Remember hearing about George Washington and his wooden choppers? Not his tools for cutting down cherry trees, but his false teeth.
Actually, George’s teeth were made of ivory but were so
The Dog Days of Summer
Here we are in the middle of the hottest time of the year. Yes, it’s the dog days of summer. But, wait—just what are “the dog days of summer,” anyway?
What is Remineralization?
“What is the strongest substance in the body?” If this question comes up on trivia night, be prepared to impress your team when you confidently answer, “Tooth enamel!”
Tooth enamel? The
Fun Facts for the Fourth
The Fourth of July is a great time to get together with friends and family members for BBQ, games, fireworks, and other celebrations in honor of our country’s independence. While
Alleviate Tooth Sensitivity
There’s nothing like the simple seasonal pleasures. What’s more enjoyable than a cup of hot apple cider on a blustery winter day, or a tall glass of ice water in
Heart Disease and Oral Health
Is there a link between oral health and heart health? This is a question that has been receiving a lot of attention in recent studies. While as yet there is