Archive for August, 2011

Cosmetic vs. Restorative Dentistry

Having trouble distinguishing between cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry? Many dental procedures can be done for either reasons, or sometimes both. Cosmetic dental procedures improve the look of your teeth and enhance your smile. Typically insurance companies will not cover purely cosmetic procedures. Restorative dentistry restores function to damaged or genetically defective teeth. Many restorative […]

Is Kissing Dangerous to Your Health?

With just one kiss you are sharing more than 500 different types of disease-causing germs and viruses with your kissing partner. Not knowing whom you are kissing could be dangerous. Watch out for cold sores, the clear, fluid-filled blisters that form around the mouth and lips. These sores are linked to the herpes virus and […]