This Week in Consumer

Dr. Librada Yamat

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Enamel education

WHILE we endeavor to help our patients aoid tooth problems, with the reality is that by the time many people get to the dentist, they are already experiencing symptoms of dental distress. Many common dental complaints – both physical and … Continue reading

July 09, 2015

Fight aging with a smile!

A RECENT study conducted in Berlin and referenced by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry highlights an interesting observation:  People tend to underestimate someone’s age when he or she is smiling. While we tend to find smiling faces more attractive, … Continue reading

May 07, 2015

Tooth or consequences

Sensitive teeth, severe dental erosion and facial pain are therefore common symptoms of patients with anorexia and bulimia. Everything we put into our mouths affects our overall health, but there are some eating habits that have the disadvantage of contributing … Continue reading

March 12, 2015

Open wide the lines of communication

While medications are designed to make us feel better, in some cases their side effects can instigate a second, completely different, problem.  That’s why dentists encourage patients to “open up,” in more ways than one! If you have medical conditions, … Continue reading

February 12, 2015

Brushing up on toothbrushes

YOU may have heard that you should replace your toothbrush (or toothbrush head, if you use an electric toothbrush) every three months, or at the beginning of each new season.  But are there other times you should replace your brush?  … Continue reading

May 08, 2014

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