Is Your Dentist BPA Free?
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Medical Education
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Is Your Dentist BPA Free?

Marielaina Perrone DDS - February 3, 2013

 BPA? What is it? BPA or Bisphenol A is an organic compound  that is widely used in the manufacture of many consumer plastic products, and has been found in some dental  BPA?…

Antibiotic Guidelines For Dental Patients
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Medical Education
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Antibiotic Guidelines For Dental Patients

Marielaina Perrone DDS - January 24, 2013

For many patients taking a precautionary dosage of antibiotics prior to dental work is considered routine. Those with joint replacement, certain heart diseases, or evencongenital heart defects have been…

Herbal Supplements and Dentistry
Medical Education
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Medical Education
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Herbal Supplements and Dentistry

Marielaina Perrone DDS - January 14, 2013

Herbal Supplements - are made from natural plants and are utilized by some people to supplement traditional medical treatments. Herbal supplements are not considered drugs and are not regulated by the…

Is Your Child’s Education Affected By Tooth Decay?
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Medical Education
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Is Your Child’s Education Affected By Tooth Decay?

Marielaina Perrone DDS - December 13, 2012

New studies are showing that poor oral health, tooth decay,  and tooth pain are putting some children at risk for falling behind in school. New studies are showing…

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Fix Tetracycline Staining?
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Medical Education
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Can Cosmetic Dentistry Fix Tetracycline Staining?

Marielaina Perrone DDS - December 6, 2012

Cosmetic dentistry gives the dentist the ability to mask tetracycline staining. Tetracycline, doxycycline, minocycline are types of antibiotic that are absorbed into developing teeth causing deep stains (tetracycline staining). If tetracycline is taken by someone…

Dentistry and Sleep Apnea
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Dentistry and Sleep Apnea

Marielaina Perrone DDS - December 1, 2012

Snoring is usually not something we are very concerned about, unless our sleep mate is causing a disruption to your sleep. But, did you know that frequent, loud…

Osteoporosis Affects Your Oral Health
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Medical Education
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Osteoporosis Affects Your Oral Health

Marielaina Perrone DDS - November 29, 2012

Osteoporosis…What Is It?Osteoporosis is a disease of bones that leads to a decreased density of bone and subsequent increase in risk of fracture. Inosteoporosis, the bone mineral density (BMD) isreduced, bone micro…

Medical Education
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Medications and Your Dental Health

Marielaina Perrone DDS - November 28, 2012

Medications are any chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, or prevention of disease. It can also be used as a supplement to enhance a person’s physical or mental well being.Over the course…