How E-Cigarettes Affect Oral Health
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Oral Cancer Prevention, Oral Hygiene

E Cigarettes and Oral Health

While it has long been accepted that smoking or chewing tobacco has a detrimental effect on teeth and general oral health, there is little current discussion about the potential ill effects of e-cigarettes. But 12 percent of adult Americans say that they have at least tried e-cigarettes, and one fifth of young adults between the […]

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The 5 Primary Flaws of Corporate Dentistry
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Helpful Tips, News

Corporate Dentistry Flaws

There are more choices than ever when it comes to finding the right dental care provide for yourself and your loved ones. As a diligent patient, spouse or parent, you would rather not wait until faced with a dental emergency before choosing the right dental provider. One of the primary considerations that today’s dental patients […]

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Know the Symptoms of TMJ Disorders
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Preventive Dentistry

TMJ Pain Symptoms

As humans we usually try to avoid pain. After all, it hurts! Pain has a purpose, though. It lets us know that something is wrong with a part of the body and that part needs to be tended to, protected. It is particularly troubling when pain occurs in a part of the body that is […]

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Is Periodontal Disease Linked to Breast Cancer?
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Gum Disease

Periodontal Disease Breast Cancer

Gum disease and breast cancer might seem like an odd connection, but a December 2015 article published by Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention makes a positive link between the two. Before we discuss the connection further, let’s review each condition individually. Understanding Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, occurs due to […]

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What You Need to Know About Adult Fluoride Treatments
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Preventive Dentistry

Adult Fluoride

While much has been written about the pros and cons of fluoride in municipal water supplies, and about the benefits and risks of fluoride toothpaste and topical dental fluoride treatments, it is undeniable that fluoride helps to prevent tooth decay, and is an effective way to protect tooth enamel from the deleterious effects of excess […]

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Why You Need a Dental Clearance Before a Knee or Hip Surgery
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Oral Hygiene

Getting hip or knee surgery generally doesn’t make you think about your dental health, but before you can get your surgery, you’ll need to get a dental clearance. Why? Because bacteria in the mouth can spread through the bloodstream. When it does, one of the places it settles is the joints. That can mean joint […]

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Avoiding Gum Disease: Why It’s Important to Keep Up with Dental Cleanings
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Oral Hygiene, Preventive Dentistry

Dental Hygiene Importance

Gum disease is a serious oral health condition that affects over 47% adults over the age of 30 and up to 70% of all adults over the age of 65. Following is an overview of what it is, the health problems it can cause and tried and proven tips for preventing and treating it. An […]

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Silver Amalgam vs Composite Resin Filling Materials
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Oral Hygiene, Preventive Dentistry

Types of Fillings

When a dentist finds a cavity or a crack in your tooth, one of the first things they do is to try and repair it. In most cases, this involves the use of a filling that seals the opening and hardens to protect the tooth’s surface from incurring any more damage. Fillings are normally made […]

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The Benefits of Professionally Fitted Mouth Guards
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Children's Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry

Dental-Grade Mouth Guard

Children who play contact sports have a dramatically increased risk of damage to their teeth. Many rely on low-quality mouth guards that they find at the local supermarket or department store. While these offer a modest amount of protection, they fall short of the standards recommended by your family dental professionals. Your child will only […]

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Dental Implants vs. Bridges: What You Need to Know Before Making a Decision
Posted by of Briglia Dental Group on in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants

Dental Implant

Tooth loss is not uncommon. In fact, it is extremely likely that most adults will lose one or more teeth during their lifetime. The are many reasons for which an adult might lose one or more teeth. Some of the likely situations that may cause tooth loss include: A deep cavity causing such severe decay […]

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