Is this Drill-free Dental Procedure the Future for Kids’ Cavity Treatment?

The traditional treatment for cavities is to drill out the decay and provide a dental filling, which can be a scary experience for young kids. Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is an effective and painless way to treat tooth decay. This procedure may be the new answer to an old problem. 

 Mouth-Healthy Recipe:
Mini Eggplant Pizzas

Craving pizza, but not the carbs? Using eggplant slices in place of ordinary dough not only reduces calories, but it’s also better for your smile. Plus, cheese is packed with enamel-strengthening calcium and is considered one of the best foods for your teeth. 

Cavities: Are They the Result of Genetics or Bad Behavior?

Some genetic factors may be linked to higher rates of tooth decay. This might explain why some people are diligent about their oral health, but still get cavities. Find out which genetic variations may influence how prone you are to cavities.

3 Resources to Help You Pick the Perfect Dentist

With nearly 200,000 dentists working in dentistry in the United States, you may not be sure how to pick one that meets your needs. Don't be overwhelmed—we have 3 resources to make your dentist decision a whole lot easier.

Can a Banana Peel Really Whiten Your Teeth?

Americans have spent more than $11 billion on teeth whitening since 2015. So, when word spread that rubbing your teeth with a banana peel for 2 minutes can whiten them, it caught fire. But does it work?

 Dentist Spotlight:
Dr. Haleh Bazargan

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Haleh Bazargan of  Sonoran Desert Dentistry . Her Scottsdale dental office offers full dental exams and a wide array of cosmetic, preventive, general and specialized services.
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