Teeth Wearing Away at the Gum Line
Why are my teeth wearing away at the gum line? That’s a surprisingly good question that we hear almost on a daily basis, and it’s surprisingly good because the dental community still hasn’t come to agreement as to the causative factor. Teeth begin to cup away at the gumline, often times causing recession and sensitivity. […]
How Dental Technology Can Make Your Dental Visit a Breeze.
At Kaufman Dentistry, we believe that new technology can provide the finest and most accurate dentistry available while making the experience as easy as possible on the patient. Below we discuss our three favorite advances in dental technology that have had the largest positive impact on our practice. This is one of our devices that […]
‘I am missing a tooth. It does not bother me, so why should I bother replacing it?’
Why should you replace a missing tooth? That missing tooth can keep you from chewing properly and speaking correctly. If you’ve lost a front tooth, you may have a gap in your smile. It may seem obvious that a missing tooth can change your chewing, your speech, and your looks. One thing you may not […]
Why are you looking in my throat and massaging my neck?? And what’s with all these health questions?
During a surprising number of new patient exams I am asked what I’m doing when I look at the back of the throat and under the tongue, and what I’m feeling for when I poke around the neck and jaw. To put it bluntly, I’m looking for anything out of the usual. Such changes may […]
Should I worry about radiation in the dental office?
Radiation sounds scary, but a lot of patients don’t understand what radiation actually is. In this short article, we are going to attempt to explain how much radiation you get from dental x-rays, and how this compares to the amount of radiation you are exposed in everyday life. We hope this will increase your understanding […]
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