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The Remarkable Reasons Beavers Can Chew Down Trees with Their Teeth

In 1975, the beaver was named the official state animal of New York. The decision was not without controversy, because the animal had already been claimed by Oregon 6 years prior. However, legislators and the governor felt that the animal’s ties to New York were too strong to ignore. In the early 1600s, a beaver [...]

Dental Implants Successful in Organ Transplant Patients

We know that dental implants work well for a wide variety of people. In fact, it seems that every day we get good news about how people can benefit from dental implants, even if they have conditions that might have given us pause in the past. Now a new study shows how [...]

New Study Links Air Pollution and Sleep Apnea Risk

In holistic dentistry, we understand that health is the result of a complex web of factors, some of which come from within the body, and some of which come from without. This is true of oral health, where things like your oral microbiome might be impacted by pesticides. But it’s also true [...]

Introducing Gum Bleaching in Rochester, NY

Many people are unhappy with the appearance of their gums, which can sometimes be too dark in color. This condition, called hyperpigmentation, can cause unhappiness, but, fortunately, it can easily be treated, thanks to our new procedure, often called gum bleaching (though there’s no bleach or even any chemicals involved). Are Your [...]

Tooth Whitener Pulled from Amazon because It Contained Banned Chemical

Last week, Amazon withdrew a bestselling home teeth whitening kit because it contained a chemical banned in the European Union. News outlets reported that the kit had been listed at the number one position for teeth whitening, and had review from more than 800 people, averaging 4.5 out of 5 stars. Although it’s hard to [...]