Integrative Dentistry

Are All Toothpaste the Same?

The store sections on toothpaste and mouthwash can be absolutely overwhelming and very confusing to the layman. So most base their decision on what type of toothpaste or mouthwash to use on the advertisements they’ve seen, heard or read about...

Bad Breath

Millions of people, at some point in their lives are concerned about bad breath, also known as halitosis. Although there are many causes of bad breath, in 85% of cases, it is due to bacteria in the mouth. Other causes of bad breath include postnasal...

Myths and Misconceptions in Dentistry

In my 25 years of practicing dentistry, I have heard reports of various types regarding dental treatment. Someone heard something from someone, or read it somewhere and they take it as fact. There are misconceptions regarding filling materials...

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Approximately 40 million Americans have some sort of on-going or chronic sleep disorder causing snoring and another 20 to 30 million have various intermittent sleep apnea. When there is an obstruction to the airway during breathing, such as an...

What’s in a Smile

Nine out of ten men and women agreed that an attractive smile is an important social asset. In "What's in a Smile?" Flora Parsa Stay, D.D.S. outlines what improved technology and cosmetic dentistry has to offer toward creating a beautiful, healthy...

Mercury Dental Fillings:

On a daily basis thousands of individuals have mercury and silver inserted into their teeth by American dentists. There are claims that mercury is hazardous causing a variety of illnesses including brain damage, birth defects, multiple sclerosis...

Nutrition And Dental Health

Do you think that just brushing and flossing is all it takes for healthy teeth and gums? Although poor hygiene plays a major role in the development of gum disease and tooth decay, an extremely important secondary factor is diet and nutrition. In...

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