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Acidic FruitDentistry has had a lot of success stories in the past few decades. But, also a few failures.

One of the biggest areas of concern is the steady increase in the effects of acids. Acids can lead to the wearing away of tooth enamel and loss of gum attachment.

A truly complete discussion of acids and oral health is way beyond the scope of this blog article. I’ll include some references at the end of Part II if you wish to do more reading on the subject (but no, you won’t get extra credit nor have your grade adjusted).

There are several types of damage to teeth and gums that we often see:

Oral B Pro 5000 Rechargeable ToothbrushAre you looking for a unique Christmas gift for someone? Or maybe you want to treat yourself?

Greene & Miller Dentistry is offering a great deal on the Oral B Pro 5000 SmartSeries Rechargeable Toothbrush. Included in the package:

  • Oral B Rechargeable Toothbrush
  • an extra toothbrush head
  • toothpaste
  • floss
  • mouthwash

This package is only sold in the office, not in stores. And, if you would like to "test drive" the toothbrush before purchasing, we have a toothbrush available at the office.

Give us a call if you have questions, or stop by the office to pick one up!

Please enjoy this poem in honor of October and autumn's beauty:

 

October

by Helen Hunt Jackson

Bending above the spicy woods which blaze,
Arch skies so blue they flash, and hold the sun
Immeasurably far; the waters run
Too slow, so freighted are the river-ways
With gold of elms and birches from the maze
Of forests. Chestnuts, clicking one by one,
Escape from satin burs; her fringes done,
The gentian spreads them out in sunny days,
And, like late revelers at dawn, the chance
Of one sweet, mad, last hour, all things assail,
And conquering, flush and spin; while, to enhance
The spell, by sunset door, wrapped in a veil
Of red and purple mists, the summer, pale,
Steals back alone for one more song and dance.

 

shade guide

I was impressed with a new shade guide system I ordered a few years ago.  It was from what is perhaps the highest quality dental ceramics manufacturer in the world.  Headquartered in Liechtenstein, they produce ceramics that are unmatched for natural beauty and durability.  The shade guide had tooth tabs in all of the color shades they make and was exquisitely crafted.  I was anxious to begin using their dental ceramics on upcoming esthetic cases. 

Looking back now, I am disappointed that I have only used that guide sparingly.  The cases I have done with it have turned out great, but the shade guide hasn’t allowed me to use it much.

Why?

3D printing of teethMy friend in Maryland was telling me about having a crown done by their dentist.  They were especially impressed that their dentist had made their new tooth with a 3D printer.  I listened and smiled politely.  Thinking they must have misunderstood their doctor, I later googled the office website and took a look.  Sure enough, 3D printed crowns were prominent on the office menu. Wondering if this was just an aberration, I googled 3D printed crowns and found offices all over the nation that were doing them.  Who knew?

happy patients

I started coming to Dr. Miller in the late 1980s after not going to a dental office for 4 years. It was difficult going back after such a long time. The staff all were so professional and trusting that they put me at ease.

Over the years I have had a number of elective procedures done. All have worked out so well. I am thankful for Dr. Miller's honest evaluation of what needs to be done now and what we can wait to do.

A job change took me away from the Syracuse area, but I thought so highly of the practice that I am still a patient to this day.

Quality dental work you can trust is worth it!

J.M. - April 14, 2013

Greene & Miller Dentistry

Fayetteville Square
507 East Genesee Street
Fayetteville, New York   13066
(315) 637-4616

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