Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Bseball player chips his tooth during a game, accidentally (of course)

Interesting dental news in the world of sports.  Check out this article I saw.  Dental trauma during a sporting event is real and unfortunately may come at the most inopportune time.  Hopefully Aaron Judge saw his dentist for emergency dental treatment and was able to get his tooth restored.

http://www.sportingnews.com/mlb/news/aaron-judge-chipped-tooth-video-yankees-rays-walk-off-home-run-brett-gardner/1t8hvlx5vc87h148czjka98h3t

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Dental wire from 10 years ago found in woman's intestine!

An orthodontic wire was found in a woman's intestine after complaining of abdominal pain.  Turns out the 30 year old woman had orthodontic treatment 10 years ago and doesn't remember accidentally swallowing the wire.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/07/health/dental-braces-intestine-10-years-study/index.html

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Part of your tooth is discolored and yellow

So today a new patient came in and pointed out to me part of his front tooth was yellow and bothering him.  Check out my blog I wrote below and find out what I did to help him.

http://www.bellevuefamilydentistry.com/part-tooth-is-discolored-yellow/

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Dental fact: Toothpaste

Interesting dental fact:

 Did you know US consumers buy 14 million gallons of toothpaste every year?  That's a lot of toothpaste to squeeze!

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Colgate released first toothpaste in 1873

Here's an interesting dentalfact:
 
Did you know Colgate released the first commercially produced toothpaste in 1873, which had the same original minty flavor we know today?

Monday, July 10, 2017

Do whitening toothpastes work at removing stains?

Patients many times ask if whitening toothpastes work, will a whitening toothpaste remove stains on my teeth?  Check out my blog below and let me know what you think...

http://www.bellevuefamilydentistry.com/whitening-toothpaste-effective-removing-stains/

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Wisdom tooth interesting fact

Interesting dental fact, did you know that 33% of the population do not have 3rd molars or also known as wisdom teeth?  Saves a potential trip your favorite oral surgeon ;)

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