Today I am going to review a toothpaste for the first time ever. It is a toothpaste that was given to me by a representative of Oral-b. It is called Oral-b Gum & Enamel Repair Original toothpaste and it is Oral-b’s newest toothpaste. Here’s the manufacturer’s selling speech about the toothpaste on their website: It […]
A-mazing. Simply amazing. That is what I thought when I took a look at one of my patient’s mouth today. It wasn’t something I expected to happen after interviewing the patient. You see amongst many other things I always ask the patient if he uses fluoride toothpaste. This patient didn’t. And the reason for not […]
The Telegraph: Going to the dentist every six months is unnecessary, says UK’s top dentist Ha! So it is and I was very pleased that somebody more influential than I was able to get the topic in the broadsheet paper. In case you haven’t read my blog post about the same subject, please click here.
Today I went to see a man who for my children is very dear despite his dependency to alcohol. They never defined him as an addict and never thought anything but the best of him. This man is their grandfather who fell gravely ill several months ago with acute pancreatitis caused by lifelong abuse of […]
Today I saw a patient who had had an implant done to replace upper right first molar. The implant treatment was finished a year ago in another practice. Since then the patient had seen hygienist twice in my practice. The implant crown itself looked immaculate but the gum was very red and puffy and it […]
I used to be brainwashed by one of the biggest electric toothbrush manufacturers and thought that there is no better toothbrush than these round-headed ones. I was so stuck in this illusion that I didn’t even give another toothbrush a chance to be better. But then I moved to another country where two of the […]
Just kidding. Just wanted to have your attention. Today I am going to write about fluoride. And the reason for doing this is that I keep on running into articles and websites promoting fluoride-free toothpastes (and water). Not only they recommend non-fluoride toothpastes but also they tell that the fluoride is toxic or poison when […]
A patient came in for a long appointment to have a bridge done. This appointment was to include filing down the teeth to abutments which meant that the high speed drill was to be used. A lot. High speed drills have water cooling system and this means there are aerosols in the air when the drill […]