L.D Pankey, a pioneering dentist in the field of relationship-based dentistry, once said, "I never saw a tooth walk into my office." L.D. Pankey used a "Cross of Dentistry" to visualize the intersection of four basic tenets: Know Yourself, Know Your Patient, Apply Your Knowledge, and Know Your Work. He felt that if a dentst worked to keep improving in ...
Our hygienist just removed that extracellular polymeric substance below your gumline. You're welcome
That modern arbiter of information, Wikipedia defines biofilm thusly:
A biofilm is any group of microorganisms in which cells stick to each other on a surface. These adherent cells are frequently embedded within a self-produced matrix of extracellular polymeric substance (EPS).
Biofilm is implicated in chronic disease like respiratory infections. (
Healthy Smile Ideas for Your Child This Holiday
Every child has visions of sugarplums dancing in his or her head during the holiday season. If your child is like most, he or she could get a little bit carried away with sugary treats, if allowed. Parents can help by packing holiday stockings with healthy snacks and dentist-friendly items instead of candy and directing kids toward healthy fare during ...
Have a Sparkling Holiday Season with Teeth Whitening!
One great part of the holiday season is seeing friends and relatives who you don’t normally have a chance to spend time with. As a result, you want to look your best for these special occasions. Sure, you could dress up and buy fancy accessories in an effort to impress, but why not make an ...