There are many different problems that can come from ignoring missing teeth. Luckily, for every situation involving missing teeth, there is a restorative treatment possible that can restore your smile.
Missing Teeth and Your Oral Health
Electrogalvanism Testing and You
Electrogalvanism is the electric current that is produced when two metals are mixed with saliva. It is believed that this current can be responsible for problems such as hearing loss, vertigo, psychological problems, and insomnia. If you are suffering from any of these problems, electrogalvanism testing can check to see if the metals used in […]
Mapping Out Your Health Priorities
Your body is unique and doctors don't always know best. Dental choices are challenging and a successful treatment requires a road map that considers your needs, your desires, and the features that define your dental anatomy. At our Glendale, CA office we take great pride in helping you understand your situation, so that you can make the best decisions for your oral health.
Mercury Amalgam FAQ
The average U.S. adult has ten fillings that make use of mercury, a poisonous heavy metal know for its extreme toxicity. Dr. Erwin has been a mercury-free dentist since the mid-1970s and has long campaigned against the use of mercury in dental treatments. He answers some frequently asked questions on mercury amalgam.
Optimal Dental Restorations
Dr. Erwin guides you through the different considerations you should make before deciding upon a dental treatment. All patients are unique in circumstance and in the features of their oral anatomy, and an optimal treatment should be tailored to these particular characteristics.
What You Need to Know about Mercury Amalgam Removal
The use of mercury in fillings and other dental treatments continues to be common, despite the fact that mercury is a poison and can have adverse health effects. Complications like Dental Amalgam Syndrome can cause memory loss, respiratory problems, and a host of other issues. At Smile Boston we use materials that help to safeguard your oral and overall wellbeing.
Options for Repairing or Restoring Your Teeth
Not all tooth-repair and tooth-restoration options are made the same. When choosing a treatment, it's important to use materials which are biocompatible and safe to use. These include tooth-colored ceramics, such as porcelain filings, and composites, such as diamond crowns.
Eating Well for Good Oral Health
Eating well is an important component to maintaining good overall health. Food, especially items which are sugar-heavy, can attract harmful bacteria. Dr. Erwin offers some advice on how to eat well, including switching from an acidifying to an alkalinizing diet.
Why Your Jaw, Face, Head and Neck Might Hurt and What We Can Do to Help
Body aches, such as headaches and pain in the neck and jaw, often go unexplained because some health care providers fail to apply a dental perspective to their diagnosis. Dr. Erwin shares some information on how dental health problems can affect your overall health.