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HALITOSIS

May 21st, 2014

Halitosis, commonly called “bad breath”, is thought to affect as many as 50% of the adult population and can be a chronic, persistent problem in as much as 25% of the cases.  Dentist’s are often consulted in trying to identify and control the cause of the condition. Read More »

Good Sugar?

April 27th, 2011

Good Sugar?
Remember the basic equation?  Sugar and carbohydrate in the diet is used by bacteria to produce acids that cause tooth decay.  That goes for common sugar (sucrose) and most carbohydrates such as fructose in fruits.  Other sugars cannot be used by bacteria and so they do not cause dental disease.  These are the sugar alcohols such as sorbitol and mannitol.  They are often found in diet foods or foods and snacks designated as safe for diabetics. Read More »

Organized Dentistry

October 20th, 2010

The profession of dentistry within the State of New York has a well structured system of organization which offers many benefits to both dentists and patients across the state.  Read More »

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