How to Handle Dental Emergencies During the Holidays
Photo Hannah Gleghorn This is a good time of the year to have a dental check up and cleaning. Regular visits to the dentist can help prevent toothaches. Nobody needs…

Making Cavity-Causing Bacteria Self-Destruct
Bacteria that eat sugar and release cavity-causing acid onto teeth may soon be made dramatically more vulnerable to their own acid. Researchers have identified key genes and proteins that, if interfered with, can take away the ability of a key bacterial species to thrive as its acidic waste builds up in the mouth.The ability of Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) to survive in acid is one reason that the species is the main driver of tooth decay worldwide.

Unique Scientific Support For Laser Procedure In Treating Moderate To Severe Gum Disease
Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc. announced the results of a new peer-reviewed manuscript, published in the refereed specialty journal The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, that demonstrates uniform histologic success in the treatment of moderate to severe gum disease (periodontal pockets) using the patented Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure? (LANAP?).