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73 Percent of the American population admit devastation if a single tooth is lost!

A recent survey found that nearly three quarters of the American population would be self-conscious if they lost a tooth… It seems even more Americans are worried about their teeth – with nearly three quarters of the population admitting they would be devastated if they lost a tooth! At North Shore Restorative and Implant Dentistry […]

Revolutionary product could be the end of tooth decay

A microscopically thin film that can coat individual teeth has been created in Japan Soon tooth decay may be gone for good with the revolutionary ‘tooth patch’; a durable, ultra-flexible film made from the material mainly found in tooth enamel. Scientists in Japan recently created the film, which can coat individual teeth to prevent decay […]

TMJ:What is Disc displacement?

What is discus displacement? Discus displacement in the jaw Discus displacement is an expression for the deviation of the discus position from an arbitrarily fixed “standard” position. The discus is a kind of cartilaginous spacer between the mandibular condyles and the sockets. Discus displacements are often differentiated between discus displacement with reposition and discus displacement […]

What is Saliva?

Saliva is secreted by the salivary glands Saliva is produced in the mouth both by small salivary glands in the mucosa and also by the large salivary glands – the glandula parotis (parotid gland), the glandula submandibularis (sub-mandibular gland) and the glandula sublingualis (sub-lingual gland).   Depending on the gland the saliva is rather watery […]

Dr. Gardner visits the Dominican Republic

Dr. Gardner recently visited the Dominican Republic, take a look at some photos from the trip below.

Dental Tips While Traveling

Tips for Dental Emergencies while Traveling Abroad Sunday, February 7, 2010  | Posted in Dental Emergencies Are you planning a vacation outside the U.S.? Don’t have your vacation ruined by a toothache. Prior to traveling abroad a thorough dental examination is important especially if traveling to developing countries or remote areas without access to safe dental […]

How Long do Dental Implants Last?

How long do dental implants last? Watch Dental Video about Dental Implants There exists a series of clinical and radiological criteria for the identification of an implantation success. Of course, the patient counts freedom from pain as a success, but pain is a very unreliable partner in medicine. For example, as a rule, malignant tumors […]

Hollywood Smile

Anybody who acquires the ability to see beauty never grows old! Every person is unique, and so is their smile. A smile serves as an invitation to our fellow human beings to get to know us. Stars show us how it’s done: Julia Roberts, George Clooney, etc., have particularly attractive smiles. Not everyone is naturally […]

Osteoporosis-Bisphosphonate Therapy

Osteoporosis – Bisphosphonate Therapy Osteopathy How is the dental care of patients done during and after administering bisphosphonates? Bisphosphonates (BP) have been used successfully in certain tumor diseases (multiple myeloma) and in the bone metastasis of other tumors, but also in case of osteoporosis and other bone metabolism disorders for more than 20 years. Even […]

McGill Consensus on Standard of Care for the Edentulous.

The McGill Consensus Statement on Overdentures On May 24-25, 2002, a Symposium was held at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada during which scientists and expert clinicians presented 15 papers on the efficacy of overdentures for the treatment of edentulous patients. Strong emphasis was given to evidence from randomized controlled trials in which mandibular 2-implant […]