Teeth and bones are hard, heavy with calcium. However, teeth are very different from bones. Teeth are composed of calcium, phosphorus and other minerals. They are mostly made of calcified tissue called dentine, covered in hard shiny enamel. Unlike bone, teeth cannot heal themselves. Bone is also tucked away under the skin and teeth are […]
John Buzza, DDS
Everybody’s day starts a little differently, but we can agree brushing your teeth should always be a part of your morning routine! Are you a before-breakfast brusher? If so, you know the dreaded orange-juice-and-toothpaste taste that can follow! Orange juice is bitter and cereal with milk tastes strange! It’s only temporary, but it can really […]
Oral Health Spotlight: Dental Visits Visiting your dentist is very important to your overall health. Even if you brush and floss regularly, you should still see your dental professional team for regular checkups and cleaning. Your mouth is full of bacteria that forms “plaque”, if this is not removed it can harden into ”tartar” that […]
Whether you are missing a tooth, or at risk of losing many, dental implants may be a great solution for you. Dental implants are an increasingly popular fix for missing or dying teeth, and have many benefits.
Pregnancy is an exciting time when your body is going through many changes. You may be wondering how this will affect your teeth and gums.
Everyone is going green, but did you know that “going green” can also benefit your oral health?
Whether you’re drinking from a glass that is half-empty or half-full, drinking a glass of water is always beneficial to your health.
Crowns are one of the most common restorative procedures we perform in our office! Here are some other interesting facts about teeth and our favorite “crowns”:
Dental implants are a safe and effective replacement for a missing tooth or teeth. The implant is placed in your jawbone and integrates with your natural bone.
Brushing and flossing are important aspects of our daily dental routine, but they’re only two parts of the oral health equation. Good oral hygiene goes beyond a simple teeth cleaning. While gum health is often overlooked, a quick trip to the drugstore is all it takes to find the right tools for keeping gums healthy! […]