Monthly Archives: August 2016

Silver Bullet?

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) http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/12/health/silver-diamine-fluoride-dentist-cavities.html?_r=0 some dentists are using … Continue reading

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45 Million

  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 … Continue reading

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Don’t Floss

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 … Continue reading

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X-Rays

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 … Continue reading

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