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Implant Restoration to Replace a Missing Lower Front Tooth.

September 25, 2013

Filed under: Dental Implants,Implant — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 10:29 pm

Implant Restoration For a Missing Lower Anterior Tooth   We often talk about making peoples smiles healthier and more attractive. And, usually when you think of a smile you think of the upper teeth.  Just as important is the health and function of the lower teeth!  Did you know that as a person ages the lower teeth often show more and more?  Especially when they are […]

Cheese – A Delicious, Nutritious, Vitamin-Packed Cavity Fighter!

September 19, 2013

Filed under: Cavities and Dental Decay,Diet for Health,Tooth Decay — Dr Gillis @ 3:52 am

Yes, it’s true! Research suggests that eating cheese may help prevent the development of cavities.  In a recent study published in General Dentistry, the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) found that consuming (eating!) cheese changes the pH in our mouths.  The pH is raised or becomes less acidic after eating cheese or at least the cheddar cheese tested.  And, this may help […]

Does Mouthwash Make Any Difference in the Health of Your Mouth?

September 11, 2013

Why Bother Using Mouthwash? Do Mouth Rinses or Mouthwash Make Any Difference in the Health of Your Mouth? Some patients that need an extra ‘something’ like mouthwash in order to get their mouth and gums in optimal health.In our office, one of our recommendations is the regular use of a mouthwash.If you have very little problems with gingivitis, or periodontal disease, then the addition of a […]

Our Office’s New Digital Xray Machine!

September 2, 2013

Filed under: Dental x-ray,Our Dental Office - What makes us unique — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 5:45 pm

Introducing Our New Digital Panoramic 2D and 3D X-Ray Unit Our new digital X-ray machine helps us reduce radiation to you, enables us to take x-rays more comfortably (even for patients with gagging problems or large tori!) , helps us diagnose better due to clearer images, and helps the environment by reducing the amount of chemicals we need to use.  And, we can now evaluate […]