Caries Prevention Modalities

Caries Prevention Modalities

Fluoride exposure must first be considered in an optimal environment, individual drinking water should be around 0.7-1.2mg/L, it has been found that non-fluoridated communities are in the range of 0-0.3 mg/L.  To remedy this other methods must be considered to help...

The Unrestorable Tooth – Extractions & More

  The Unrestorable Tooth – Extractions & More In some cases a tooth may be so heavily broken down; either through tooth decay, fracture, or trauma, it may not be possible to provide a long term restorable option with the available tooth structure. In...

Fissure Sealants

What is a Fissure Sealant? Naturally the teeth have grooves and troughs, these are the valleys in between the cusps on the teeth. These grooves vary tooth to tooth. For individuals who are at high risk for cavities these grooves become a perfect spot for food and...

Use of Mouth-Guards in Sports

Use of Mouth-Guards in Sports In previous studies it has been found that of all sports related injuries in a particular year 1/3 were estimated to be dental injuries.1 The ADA takes the approach to “recommend that athletes or active people of all ages use a...