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The BPA Controversy Continues

2017-04-02T00:36:26+00:00August 3rd, 2012|Categories: Dentistry|Tags: , , , |

Over the last few years, there has been quite a bit in the news regarding the controversial use of BPA in product manufacturing, especially in products for babies and children. BPA (Bisphenol A) is a chemical that’s been used for over forty years in the production of many plastic items such as food containers, baby [...]

More Information on Dental X-Rays

2017-04-02T00:42:07+00:00July 2nd, 2012|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , |

We are commonly asked questions about the safety of dental x-rays (also known as radiographs). Here's a link to an article that Dr. Holleron recommends to provide patients more information on dental x-rays. ADA Article: Headlines on Dental Radiographs The more informed you are as a patient, the better you will feel when it comes [...]

How Safe is Teeth Whitening?

2017-04-02T00:44:19+00:00June 19th, 2012|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , |

We get asked lots of questions about teeth whitening in our office. Dr. Holleron found an article that explains the science behind the safety of teeth whitening. One quote from the article Dr. Holleron made note of is: "Studies that closely replicated the dynamic intraoral environment showed that hydrogen peroxide-and carbamide peroxide-containing products had no [...]

Dental Plaque & Cancer Death… Really?

2017-04-02T00:46:43+00:00June 13th, 2012|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , , |

A new study has been published linking dental plaque and cancer deaths. Check it out and then see Dr. Holleron's take on it. Dental Plaque Linked to Early Cancer Deaths, Study Claims Dr. Holleron says... I have downloaded the full text article and have read it, and the statistics are valid. For example, the article [...]

Summer Referral Contest!

2017-04-02T00:48:09+00:00June 11th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|

Want to win a FREE Oral B Smart Series 5000 Electric Toothbrush? Simply refer your friends to Tooth Acres and you could win a FREE Oral B toothbrush! Here’s how it works... Each new patient you refer gets you one ticket in our drawing. When your referred patient comes in for their New Patient/Cleaning appointment, [...]

Help, I Don’t Understand My Dental Insurance!

2017-04-02T00:50:01+00:00June 4th, 2012|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , , |

Dental insurance can be a complicated concept for both patients and dental offices. However, it is a HUGE benefit to patients that they understand the ins and outs of their dental insurance so they know what to expect when they visit the dentist. Most of the time individuals pay monthly for their insurance benefits and [...]

Acid Levels and Your Teeth

2017-04-02T00:51:36+00:00May 11th, 2012|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , |

Aside from the sugar content in soda and juices the Acid, or pH level in these drinks can negatively affect your teeth just as much.  Kids’ baby teeth are especially vulnerable because they are more porous than permanent teeth.  The Acid in these drinks can dissolve the calcium crystals in your teeth thus “melting” your [...]

Silver vs. Tooth Colored Fillings

2017-04-02T00:53:24+00:00April 24th, 2012|Categories: Dental Health|Tags: , , |

OK, what is the skinny? What’s better and why? First, silver/amalgam fillings have been around for almost 100 years and have performed well over that time. The accusations of amalgam poisoning, causing MS and other diseases are unfounded and not supported by the literature. In fact, it is considered “unethical” by the ADA to tell [...]