The short answer is “yes,” but there are reasons for its use. And studies confirm amalgam fillings are safe and effective. These “silver fillings” have been used for over 150 years, but some controversy still remains regarding their safety. (more…)
If you’re like most Americans you brush and floss regularly and see your dentist for professional checkups and cleanings, and that’s a good thing! Developing and maintaining good oral hygiene habits is essential for having a healthy smile. However, like most Americans, you may be doing other things every day that can put you teeth at risk!
Eliminate These Bad Oral Habits
At Buran Dentistry we want to help you have the healthy smile that you deserve. Here are 7 behaviors that can cause either immediate damage to your teeth (like chipping and cracking) or damage over time (like erosion of the tooth’s protective enamel coating or gum recession).
My Teeth are Starting to Ache … If you’ve ever had a toothache, you know that the pain of it can be terrible. It is not a fun feeling. Tooth pain can be caused by any of the following things: Tooth decay Infected gums An abscessed tooth A damaged filling Read more…