Dollars and Dentists: PBS special

PBS Frontline just released a documentary called “Dollars and Dentists” this week. The documentary investigates aspects of America’s broken dental care system. One area highlighted by the documentary was the rise of corporate owned dental offices. This types are offices are designed to create high profits for the owners (non-dentists) at the expense of poor patient care.

In the past it was easy to spot these types of …

Study: Teeth whitening does not damage enamel surface

A new in vivo study in the current Journal of the American Dental Association (June 2012, Vol. 143:6, pp. 580-586) showed that teeth whitening gels do not alter calcium and phosphorus concentrations on the surface of enamel.

Researchers from São Leopoldo Mandic Institute and Research Center in Brazil examined the changes in calcium and phosphorus concentrations in enamel after the use of home-use and in-office teeth bleaching treatments inside the …

How to pick the Right Dentist for Invisalign

So you decided you are tired of your crooked smile and you want to get Invisalign clear braces. Where do you start? Well you have come to the right place!

There are lots of factors to consider so let’s get started.

 

Orthodontist or General Dentist:

Invisalign can be done by an Orthodontist or General Dentist provided that they have completed the necessary training. There as pros and cons to …

Parents Sue After Teen Dies During Wisdom Tooth Surgery

The parents of a Maryland teen who died earlier this year duringwisdom tooth surgery have sued the oral surgeon and the anesthetist for medical malpractice. Read Full Story on ABC News.

 

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