Category Archives: Mercury Free

Practice Philosophy

Seven Principles That Form the Foundation for the Way We Do Dentistry: Minimally Invasive Dentistry: We attempt to do the most conservative treatment of your teeth. We believe in “tooth banking,” – saving the maximum amount of your tooth structure. … Continue reading

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Teeth Whitening

Let’s face it: one of the first things you notice about people is their smile. When you meet someone with a bright, natural smile, it catches your attention. However, over time, the natural aging process and your lifestyle (smoking or … Continue reading

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Veneers – Improving Your Smile

There’s no reason to put up with gaps in your teeth or with teeth that are stained, badly shaped or crooked. Today a veneer placed on top of your teeth can correct nature’s mistake or the results of an injury … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer – The Importance of Early Detection

According to the American Dental Association, there is recent good news about progress against cancer. It is now easier than ever to detect oral cancer early, when the opportunity for a cure is great. Currently only half of all patients … Continue reading

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Facts About Periodontal (Gum) Disease

Periodontal (gum) diseases, including gingivitis and periodontitis, are serious infections that, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. The word periodontal literally means ‘around the tooth’. Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting … Continue reading

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Ceramic vs. Amalgam (Metal) Fillings

Ceramic fillings are a relatively recent development in terms of aesthetic teeth restoration and offer a number of advantages over traditional metal fillings. Ceramic fillings are typically made out of porcelain, ceramic, or glasslike fillings and offer a metal-free alternative … Continue reading

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The Hazards of Mercury in your Dental Care

Mercury is a heavy metal which, under normal circumstances, is treated as a toxic substance that requires special handling and cannot be disposed of in public landfills and sewage systems because of the potential environmental impact. Yet mercury is a … Continue reading

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