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Author Archives: Dr. Scott Pope
The Value of Professional Dental Cleanings
A recent study presented to the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2011 has reaffirmed that professional tooth scaling was associated with fewer heart attacks and strokes. Among more than 100,000 people, those who had their teeth scraped and cleaned by … Continue reading
New Mouthwash May Render Tooth Decay a Thing of the Past
A new mouthwash developed by a microbiologist at the UCLA School of Dentistry has shown to be highly successful in targeting Streptococcus mutans bacteria, the principal cause of tooth decay and cavities. In a recent clinical study, subjects who rinsed … Continue reading
One Visit Dentistry
Same Day Smiles One visit dentistry is just what it sounds like. We have integrated cad/cam technology into our office which allows us to offer same-day porcelain crowns, inlays, onlays and veneers. Porcelain restorations are the predominant restoration of choice … Continue reading
Botox and Dentistry
So how is there a connection between Botox and Dentistry? Actually a very natural relationship exists between the two. Dentistry is focused on facial esthetics and Botox and dermal fillers are used to enhance facial esthetics. Botox is the brand … Continue reading
Is There A Hole In Your Pocket?
If you had a hole in your pocket, you’d want to fix it before you lost your wallet or your money, right? Surprisingly, however, many patients with dental insurance “lose” hundreds (even thousands) of dollars a year because they fail … Continue reading
Why brush twice a day?
Why brush twice a day? There are several answers to this question. We brush, floss, and rinse repeatedly every day to reduce the bacterial load in the mouth, prevent disease development, avoid halitosis, remove stains, and remove food particles, among … Continue reading
Cold Sore Laser Treatment
Cold sores are usually found on the outer lip. Cold sores can be caused by trauma, sunburn, stress, illness, cold weather, and the like. Most people don’t realize that cold sores are actually a highly contagious herpes simplex virus infection … Continue reading
Mini Dental Implants
There is no question among dentists and patients that dental implants are one of the most successful and important additions to clinical dentistry in the entire history of dentistry. Since attaining FDA approval in 1976, millions of conventional-diameter implants have … Continue reading