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General Dentistry Articles


Help for Xerostomia

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 1 year ago

Viera MD Magazine, Summer 2015, Volume 2, Number 3

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 2 years ago

Viera MD Magazine, Summer 2015, Volume 2, Number 3 – Dr. Edwards takes the cover position fronting a 3 page article with photos. The article focuses on Smile Design & Wellness Center’s commitment to Biological Dentistry where the promotion of overall good health is closely related to oral health. Showcased are the benefits of the […]

Integrative Dentistry – What is Integrative Dentistry?

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS Published June 2013  There is a paradigm shift going on in health care today. More and more people are becoming aware of the fact that it is in their best interest to maintain health and prevent disease than to expect a broken health care system to fix them. Integrative Dentistry is […]

It All Starts In the Mouth

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS December/January 2010 Teeth are gears that demolish chunks of food A MOUTH missing important chewing teeth can have them returned into service, which takes stress off the other remaining teeth. Just one implant can have a tremendous effect on the whole chewing system.   Most people when asked about nutrition are […]

Stay Young With Healthy Smile

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS May/June 2010 Good oral health cornerstone of longevity THERE IS A LOT that can be done these days to improve the esthetics of your smile. A healthy smile literally adds years to your life. Worn, chipped, discolored, malaligned teeth can all be corrected. Bonding, porcelain veneers and whitening, create a much […]

Teeth Whitening

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

Attractive Smile Important Social Asset by Chris Edwards, DDS June/July 2013   TO MAKE THE BEST CHOICE you need a basic understanding of what goes into whitening teeth. Peroxide, the chemical that is responsible for the lightening, gets deep into the enamel’s interprismatic structure. Many tray systems use carbamide peroxide, however, not all teeth whiten […]

The Evolution of Teeth

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS April/May 2013 Oral Bacteria Less Diverse Than Historic Populations THE EVOLUTION OF TEETH over the last 7,500 years shows that humans today have less diverse oral bacteria than historic populations. Scientists believe that this has contributed to the chronic oral diseases that are prevalent in today’s society. The DNA of calcified […]

To Floss or Not to Floss?

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 6 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS August/September 2011 Sharp Pain, Sensitivity Characterize Condition FLOSSING ALLOWS for the removal of the biofilm called plaque from between the teeth. Biofilm is comprised of bacteria and a sticky matrix secreted by the bacteria. The bacteria replicate and eat the foods we eat. The byproduct of this is the secretion of […]

Cracked Tooth Syndrome

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 6 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS April 2011 Sharp Pain, Sensitivity Characterize Condition CRACKED TOOTH SYNDROME is a condition that has to be identified and treated early enough before the damage puts the tooth at risk. If the crack reaches the pulp chamber of the cracked tooth, the pulp tissue becomes exposed to bacteria and bacterial toxins, […]

Dental Health 101

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 6 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS December/January 2011 Mastering the Fine Art of Brushing & Flossing AS FAR AS TOOTHBRUSHES go, you have choices – electric or manual. There is never a reason for a medium or hard brush because the bristles can cause irreversible damage by wearing away the softer root of the tooth. Hard bristles […]

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