Evolution of Toothpaste

Toothpaste was used by people even before the use of the toothbrush became popular. The earliest record of a paste-like solution being used to clean teeth dates back to 5000 BC. The ancient Greeks and Romans both used toothpaste, while the people of China and India...

How did the Toothbrush get its Start?

When you go to the supermarket to buy a new toothbrush, you will likely see dozens of iterations lining the shelves. There are many different types of toothbrushes to fit all kinds of mouth shapes and dental needs. The toothbrush as we know it today has evolved over...

Why are My Child’s Teeth so Crooked?

While a few people end up with a perfectly-aligned bite without need for orthodontic treatment, most of us need corrective care if we want straight teeth. So why do teeth grow in crooked? Or become crooked over time? There are several factors at play: Genetics –...

Choosing the Right Periodontist

Since so much can ride on the quality of your periodontal care, it is vital to choose the right practitioner. You may have seen the same dentist for years, but certain tasks may be outside of their purview. They may refer you to a periodontist who will take care of...

Dr. Leonard Linkow – The Father of Dental Implants

Dr. Leonard Linkow was a trailblazer in the field of oral implantology. He was nominated in 1969 for a Nobel Prize in Medicine, the only dentist ever nominated for this prestigious award. He has the distinction of having 36 patents in dental science under his name. He...

Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth

Once your baby teeth fall out and your permanent teeth grow in, it’s important to be diligent in caring for your teeth. If you do lose a tooth due to decay or trauma, you may think that it’s acceptable to leave the void—especially if the gap is located in the back of...