Posts for: October, 2013
Some interesting facts about tooth enamel:
- It is the hardest substance in the human body.
- Enamel is not comprised of living tissues; therefore, if damaged, it cannot be healed.
- Chewing on objects such as ice cubes and pen caps damage enamel by abrasion.
Did you know that digital x-rays have less radiation than walking from your car into our office. Digital x-rays are very mild compared to old fashioned processed x-rays. We are proud that all of our digital x-rays are taken with the highest level of technology and software. Your x-rays are the safest available.
Many of our patients enjoy our free Whitening for Life program. These patients keep a zero balance, have no broken appointments and see us regularly for their six month checkups. We take custom impressions and pour plaster models that day. Once the models dry, we form the plastic trays within a couple of business days with a special machine that stretches the plastic over the models. The final product is a custom model to use at night to bleach your teeth.
People who drink three or more glasses of soda each day have 62% more tooth decay, fillings and tooth loss than those who don’t. Say “yes” to water!