Today is Dr. Pagano's 42nd anniversary since graduating from UMKC Dental School! Here's a photo of Dr. Pete from the year he graduated when he was 24 years old, immersing himself in the challenge of cases. Not much has changed!
Researchers evaluated the dental history and dental health of more than 1,200 first-graders in Nova Scotia. The province has provided free, universal dental care since 1975, so all the children in the study had access to care since birth. Although more than 90% of the children had their first visit to the dentist by age 2 and annual checkups, some had fewer cavities and better [...]
These can cause tooth chipping and breakage and lead gums to recede due to rubbing and irritation.
1. Are white fillings weaker than amalgams? Yes, however, if you take the total result—the filling plus the tooth—the composites are stronger because they bond to the tooth, making the tooth more resistant to fracture.
Having treated this condition for over thirty years, I’ve helped many night grinders eliminate their problems.