Causes of a Toothache

I found this diagram on the internet and it really helps explain causes of tooth sensitivy or pain. Causes of a toothache can be many different things. I wanted to share this. Dr. Johnston

Deep Cleaning / Dental Scaling

When teeth and gums don’t get cleaned properly, the food particles mix with bacteria in your mouth and develop a soft substance called plaque. This plaque if not removed can turn into a harder substance known as dental tartar or calculus. If tartar is still not removed, it start impinging on the gums and create […]

Product Review: Sonicare Diamond Clean

I was out in Las Vegas for a huge Cerec meeting, where they introduced a new camera technology for the Cerec. I happened to win this Sonicare Diamond Clean toothbrush there. For all my career, I have been a huge fan of Oral B electric toothbrushes. Its been a really long time since I have […]

Most Dental Problems are Silent

Daily, I get asked from patients, if I am not having pain, why do I have to get a filling? Like cancer and heart disease in the body, most dental problems are silent. Lets look at a few silent dental problems. Cavities When a cavity starts to hurt, that is when it is almost too […]