Advantages of Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums as part of the Overall Health

We hear a lot of patients are not following with their 6 months recall visits or with 3 months periodontal maintenance visits to their dentists or periodontists. This is happening a lot today considering the economic and job market situation. Some people lost their job and with the job they […] Read more »

Composite Porcelain Filling vs. Silver Amalgam Fillings

A lot of patients are asking which fillings are better for your health and which fillings are longer lasting: white, porcelain tooth colored or silver, metal fillings. There are no definite answers to those questions, but the latest scientific research shows the following: Silver, amalgam fillings definitely have a high content of mercury which is released into the mouth during the whole life of the filling especially upon placement and removal. Read more »