It just might be that dentistry is the world’s oldest profession. On September 19, 2012 Italian researchers published an article in the journal PLoS One that may provide evidence of early dentistry. A 6,500-year-old human jawbone was discovered with a beeswax filling. The beeswax was probably applied to ease pain from a crack in the enamel and dentin layers of the tooth, said Claudio Tuniz, a nuclear paleoanthropologist at the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics in Italy. Read More
Cutting out the excess sugar in your diet will definitely be in your best interest not just for your waistline but for your oral health. Typically, tooth decay occurs when harmful bacteria in your mouth feed on sugar and produce acids...
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Happy Holidays from all us. It’s been a joyful year and we would like to thank our wonderful patients for making it so. We look forward to seeing all of you in 2015!
Dr. Tapia is hard at work at a CEREC conference, learning about all of the latest technology to make the perfect crown for your teeth!
Teeth whitening remains one of the most economical and conservative procedures available to enhance ones smile. Over a life time, teeth will get discolored for different reasons.