Archive for July, 2012

You’ve Broken a Tooth—Now what?

Once you get over the initial shock of breaking a tooth, it is imperative that you see our office for a thorough evaluation and treatment. One method for saving a tooth broken off at the gum line is through “crown lengthening”. But don’t let this small surgery fool you—it packs big benefits. It is typically […]

George Washington had Wooden Teeth – True or False?

True or false…did our first president, George Washington, have wooden teeth? Surprisingly most Americans believe he did when in reality, he tried dentures made of many materials—but never wood! Washington’s life-long dental problems are well documented. In fact, when he became the first president of the United States at age 47, he only had one […]