Too much stress not only ruins your day, it can also create a mouthful of trouble! Research has repeatedly shown the link between stress and gum disease. We live in an in the age of anxiety where stress is often triggered by upsets such as financial trouble and chronic illness. How prevalent is it? Anxiety […]
Today is National Toothbrush Day. To celebrate we are giving away free toothbrushes. Send us your address and we will mail you one. If you stop by our office, we’ll throw in floss, toothpaste and lip balm. Happy brushing! Did you know that toothbrushes date back to 3000 BC, not quite resembling the colorful […]
Imagine a world where electrical currents and lasers repair your teeth, instead of the dreaded drill. Is it too good to be true? Think again. 1. The Solea Laser was introduced in December 2013 and is now being used at Gallery 57 Dental. It is the first dental laser to gain approval by the Food […]
Do right-handed or left-handed people do the best job brushing their teeth? The National Center of Biotechnology (NCBI) reported on a study that showed right-handers were superior at the task. They had better oral hygiene and a lower incidence of caries because of better manual dexterity and brush efficiency. Is this the final word on […]
Tony Gwynn, the greatest player in San Diego Padres history, died at age 54 after an extended battle with salivary gland cancer. With more than 3,100 hits in his two-decade career, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007. Salivary gland cancers are not very common, according to the American Cancer Society. They […]
Let’s raise a glass of red wine and drink to our health! Did you know that drinking red wine might help prevent dental cavities? We already know that red vino strengthens your heart, lowers your cholesterol and boosts your brain. But Medical News Today reports it may also be effective in combatting bacteria that leads […]
Digital dentistry plays an important part in the services and health benefits we are able to provide our patients at Gallery57Dental. See a copy of the recent article, “Improved Dentistry Through Advanced Digital Radiography,” published in DentalTown Magazine written by our own Dr. Andrew Koenigsberg and Mason Kostinsky.
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National Men’s Health Week is June 9-15 Guys will do anything to avoid seeing their doctors and dentists. Often they will neglect their oral health for years, reports the Academy of General Dentistry and American Dental Association. Statistics show that the average man will lose 5.4 teeth by age 72, or […]
TOP TEN TOOTHBRUSHING MISTAKES by WeMD No. 10: Not Changing the toothbrush often enough No.9: Not letting the toothbrush dry No. 8: Not following up with a rinse No. 7: Skipping the inner tooth surface No. 6: Starting in the same place each time No. 5: Not brushing correctly No. 4: Brushing too often or […]