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Should You Floss Daily?

Dr. Bryan Katz Dental Care

This blog is a response to an article published in the New York Times on August 2, 2016:¬†Feeling Guilty About Not Flossing? Maybe There’s No Need by Catherine Saint Louis. She discusses how the Department of Agriculture and Health and Human Services have recently dropped its recommendation that people floss daily. The reason being that there is currently a lack …

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Is Invisalign Right For Me?

Dr. Bryan Katz Dental Care

Are you unhappy with your smile? Do you wish you had straighter teeth? Invisalign might be the perfect option for you. Rather than using traditional metal brackets and wires for orthodontic movement, Invisalign repositions your teeth by using a series of clear Aligners (trays). Each set of Aligners is worn for 2 weeks and treatment can range from a total …

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Why You Should Floss Your Teeth Every Day

Dr. Bryan Katz Dental Care

We know we sound like a broken record by saying… “Make sure you floss your teeth at least once a day!” However, the truth is that only about 50% of people floss daily and our hunch is that in reality, it is a lot less. Flossing takes less than 1 minute and is paramount to your overall oral health. A …

Tooth Decay – Other Options Than Fillings

Dr. Bryan Katz Dental Care, News

In this post, we’ll speak to an article that was recently in the Wall Street Journal on April 11, 2016, “Simple Dental Treatments May Reverse Decay – Some fillings may not be necessary” by Dana Wechsler Linden. What Causes Tooth Decay? Dental decay is caused by bacteria in your mouth that consumes sugar and produces acid. The acid demineralizes tooth …