What Was Oral Health Prevention Like In The Middle Ages?

Did you know that in order for people to be considered healthy in the Middle Ages, they had to have white teeth and sweet smelling breath? Because these were also considered beauty attributes, it is only natural that people back then enjoyed dedicating some time to their oral care regimen. Archeologists found a large amount […]

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What Can Happen If You Don’t Replace A Missing Tooth?

With the worldwide population aging and growing, oral care professionals are witnessing an increase in the number of patients with missing teeth. Unfortunately, most of the people confronted with this issue don’t seem to understand that modern dentistry utilizes innovative treatments to restore the normal function, aesthetics, comfort, and overall health of patients with missing […]

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Get to Know the Group: Natalie Salomon

Full Name: Natalie Salomon Position and role at The Silverstrom Group: Registered Dental Assistant Where are you from originally? Where do you live now and for how long? My birthplace is the 5th largest island in the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago! I currently live in West Orange, NJ, where I’ve been for the past 13 […]

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The Link Between Periodontal Disease And Diabetes

Health problems are rarely without complications of an even more unpleasant nature, and this is particularly true in the case of diabetes. Nerve damage, kidney failure, and heart problems constitute the very real, very unpleasant side effects of diabetes that almost everyone is familiar with. Periodontal disease: What is it? Few people know that diabetes […]

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Are Home Whitening Solutions As Effective As In-Office Treatments?

Healthy pearly whites represent the trademark of a person who cares about his or her image and are often associated with success and charisma. It’s no wonder that the popularity of teeth whitening solutions has grown tremendously over the last decade. Available via over-the-counter (OTC) products and via in-office procedures performed by your certified dentist, […]

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