Category Archives: General Dentistry

General Dentistry contains number of services and procedures, all with a common goal: to help you to preserve your natural teeth as long as possible.

Charcoal Toothpastes, Are they Safe to Use?

Charcoal Toothpastes, Are they Safe to Use?   Currently there are more than 50 toothpastes available in the marketplace today that contain charcoal as an ingredient in one form or another.  These charcoal based toothpastes have become all the rage recently in oral health and are currently being promoted by Hollywood stars and beauty companies […]

What is Occlusal Disease?

Occlusal disease is a destructive process that can result from a bite in which the teeth are not properly aligned. Forces are applied to the teeth every time they meet.  When the teeth are properly aligned, teeth, muscles, which work the jaw and the jaw joint, are designed to withstand these forces. But, when bite […]

Dry Mouth Puts Your Teeth at Risk

By Dr. James Segulyev Having enough saliva in your mouth is important to both your general health and your dental health. Our saliva is part of the digestive system and helps us break down our food. Not having enough, dry mouth, can compromise our digestion and add stress to our stomachs. Saliva is also an […]