Archive for February, 2017
Air Flow Therapy
SLDG is excited to announce that it has given its hygienists new techniques for managing gingivitis and periodontal disease, as well as better maintenance of its patients who have invested in implant restorations! Air Flow therapy is a technique that incorporates fine particles of glycine powder propelled by compressed air and water. When directed at […]
Preventing Cavities: A Focus on Nutrition
As a Registered Dental Hygienist, my main goal in patient care is education and prevention. Nutrition plays an integral role in the prevention of dental caries aka cavities (sugar bugs for the kids). In particular, frequent exposure to carbohydrates and acidic foods and drinks are the most damaging to our healthy tooth enamel. […]
Dr. Alison Vitelli-Rodriguez, DMD talks about the importance of mouthguards and why we recommend them to our patients: Why do we recommend athletic mouthguards and night guards? Simple! We need to protect our dentition! Sportsguards are designed to wrap around top and bottom teeth and targeted for athletes in the type of sports that are […]
Why Use A Water Flosser?
Daily flossing is something we always recommend to our patients as part of your daily oral health routine. But if you are one of the people who might not enjoy flossing as much because it could be awkward, difficult or messy there is another option to traditional flossing that will still take care of your […]