Silver Bullet?

Alison

Silver diamine fluoride, or S.D.F., has recently been approved by the F.D.A. to treat tooth sensitivity. However, according to the article in the NY Times (which my long time patient G.U. brought to my attention)

45 Million

Alison
Rudy Giuliani’s lower teeth need help. His uppers look fine, straight and white, (perhaps a tad artificial but O.K.) but those lower teeth, egad! A quick online search shows his estimated net worth at about 45 million bucks. So I have to think it’s

Don't Floss

Alison

Everyone in the dental world is in a dither over the latest light news story claiming that floss has not been proven effective.  In case you missed it, here is a link to one of the thousands of stories about this that came out last week.

X-Rays

Alison

Radiation is a scary word, and here in the dental office we deal with it every day. Most patients are fine with having dental X-rays, but a select few are quite leery of the exposure to radiation.

I found a great paper on the Idaho State Radiation