Silver Diamine Fluoride: A New Tool in the Management of Tooth Decay and Sensitivity

Dentists have traditionally treated tooth decay with fillings, but an alternative tooth decay management technique which has successfully been used in other countries is gaining acceptance and becoming an alternative option for management of tooth decay in certain cases. Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) is a ‘liquid antibiotic’ that can be applied in certain cases to […]

April 2023 Skyline News – Let’s talk Dental Insurance

DENTAL  INSURANCE  OVERVIEW We are often asked about our thoughts on dental insurance, so we decided to devote this issue of our Quarterly Newsletter to provide guidance and advice for our patients who are interested in purchasing or maintaining their dental insurance plans. The best resource on dental insurance is any one of our Front […]

The Importance of Regular Dental Visits

Regular dental visits are important because they help monitor and keep your teeth, gums and mouth healthy. It is recommended that you visit the dentist at least every six months. For some patients with moderate or advanced periodontal or gum disease, a dental visit may be necessary every three or four months. Often times, individuals […]

Protecting Your Child’s Teeth

Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease affecting kids, and unfortunately, children who develop cavities in their baby teeth are more prone to develop cavities in their permanent teeth as well. How to protect children’s teeth from decay? Prolonged exposure to sugar-containing liquids can cause tooth decay, so limit your child’s consumption of beverages […]

Antibiotic Premedication Prior to Dental Treatment

A source of confusion in Dentistry for several years has been the use of antibiotic prophylaxis prior to certain dental procedures. We have devoted this issue of our Office Newsletter to review the latest recommendations and protocols in the use of antibiotic premedication prior to dental treatment. Antibiotic prophylaxis has historically been recommended for certain […]