When we imagine a healthy smile, it’s straight, intact, and unstained. All teeth are present and in the right place, and when we see this smile, we sometimes assume the smile’s owner is more trustworthy, attractive, and intelligent. But when it comes to your health, does having a brighter, more attractive smile mean your […]
Tooth enamel, the white substance on the outside of our teeth, is the most mineralized part of our body–it’s about 96% mineral! The second most mineralized is bone, about 70% mineral. Enamel is also the hardest substance in the body.
But enamel does have a weakness. Because it’s composed of so much mineral, it’s vulnerable […]
While most people are familiar with the negative impacts that smoking has on overall health, did you know that it spells trouble for your oral health in particular? The health risks are the main reason that new legislation around the smoking age in Rockland County is gaining traction recently.