Archive for February, 2013

Tooth Decay—An Age Old Epidemic

With the common cold being the only disease more rampant, tooth decay is one of the world’s oldest and most widespread diseases. In fact, it is a problem for more than 90% of U.S. adults over age forty. To best understand dental decay, you should think of your mouth as an ecosystem where living organisms […]

Getting Over Your Fear of the Dentist

Being a little nervous prior to a dental appointment is actually quite common. In fact, some studies have shown that up to 75% of all people have these feelings. However, for 10-15% of those surveyed, this nervousness grows into a great deal of fear. Fear so bad that it prevents them from having any dental […]