Being a complete dentist

October 22, 2016

Concept of “Complete dentistry”, established by Dr Peter Dawson (world renowned authority in dental field) and The Dawson Academy, is fully embraced and implemented in our practice.  Fellow dentists recognized the importance of the harmony in the whole masticatory system (jaw joints, muscles,jaws and teeth) for the patients well being. The philosophy goes beyond the “usual and customary” concept of drill and fill dentistry and dentists being seen as”tooth mechanics”. It is our opinion that every patient deserves complete Continue reading

Healthy teeth for life – advice for parents

July 18, 2016

You have so many great reasons to keep your family`s teeth and gums healthy. That is not a very difficult task, however it requires commitment and strong will. Here are some tips that can help you reach the goal:

 

  1. Develop healthy habits with your children and start early. Dental care begins as soon as child`s first tooth appears. Regular dental visits start with your child at the age of three or sooner
  2. Seal the permanent molars. Permanent molars Continue reading

Ten dental facts you probably didn`t know

March 20, 2016
  1. Think your fingerprints are unique? So are your tongue prints and your set of teeth! No two are alike.

  2. An average person spends 38.5 days brushing their teeth over their lifetime.

  3. If you don’t floss, you miss cleaning 40% of your tooth surfaces. Make sure you brush and floss twice a day.

  4. The average woman smiles 62 times a day. The average man smiles about 8 times a day.

  5. Did you know that 50% of people say that a Continue reading

Smoking and Your Oral Health

January 23, 2016

How does smoking impact my mouth and oral health?

Smoking can impact your overall oral health in number of ways, including:

-Reducing blood flow and the supply of vitals nutrients to your gums, including vitamin C. Without proper nutrients, you can develop gum disease, bone loss and even tooth loss.

-Decreasing the amount of saliva that flows through your mouth. Saliva is important for cleaning your mouth and preventing tooth decay.

-Affecting the appearance of your teeth, making them discolored Continue reading