The Check Up

The Dental Blog For Your Mouth

Do Adults Need Fluoride?

Many people think that fluoride is only necessary for children’s developing teeth. But this is only partially true- Yes, children with developing teeth do benefit...
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Denture Adhesive Dangers

Many denture wearers use denture adhesives to keep the suction of their dentures. Recently, many zinc containing adhesive products from companies like Fixodent and Poligrip...
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How to Save Money at the Dentist

I found this on the Warlingham Green Dental Clinic Blog, and I think it makes a very clear point: Want to know how to save...
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The Best Dental Websites

I have added links to my favorite dental websites to the right column of my blog. Dental Health Online, and Got Teeth?  Are two good...
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Flossing to a more youthful smile

I read an article today by Dr. Michael F. Roizen, M.D., author of Real Age: Are You as Young as You Can Be, that said...
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Can I go to the Dentist if I don’t have Insurance?

A patient came in last week with this very question. She had been having pain in her mouth for over 6 months, but did not...
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My Love for Stim-u-Dents

As most of my patients know, I am in love with Stim-u-dents. Now I agree that brushing and flossing have been the gold standard for...
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Denture Maintenance

Many denture wearers are unaware of the importance of seeing their dentist for regular denture maintenance. Many think “I don’t have any teeth, so why...
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Oral Health, Not Just for People

Caring for you pet’s teeth. (From Healthy Pet: Winter 2009) Imagine for a minute if you couldn’t brush or floss your teeth. What if something...
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