Author Archives: James Segulyev, DDS

Is Charcoal Toothpaste Safe To Use?

  Charcoal based toothpastes have become all the rage recently in oral health and are being promoted by Hollywood stars and beauty companies as the best method to whiten teeth, re-mineralize cavities and freshen breath.  However, recent studies have found charcoal is actually causing more harm than good when it comes to your oral health. […]

Take Home Tooth Whitening

Why Custom Take-Home Bleaching Trays are Our Favorite Approach There are many options available for you to whiten your teeth, and we believe that take home whitening is the best approach.  While there’s nothing wrong with over-the-counter whitening products, or even in-office whitening treatment, at-home whitening is still the best long-term solution. In this blog, […]

Dental Work and TMJ

“TMJ” is a term people commonly use to describe problems with the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ). In actuality, the joint itself is called the TMJ, but when people have TMJ-associated conditions, we refer to it as TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder). Can I get “TMJ” from dental work? The short answer is no. Generally speaking, the most common […]

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