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Why Are My Teeth Breaking?

Tooth enamel is the hardest material in the human body. It has to be so it can stand up to daily use for biting and chewing, then still be able to have a healthy, beautiful smile? Unfortunately, sometimes our teeth cannot handle the stresses we subject them to, and they start breaking. [...]

Holistic Dentistry + Cosmetic Dentistry: Why You Need Both

Holistic dentistry and cosmetic dentistry are generally thought of as two separate dentistry entities. Holistic Dentistry: Sometimes called Biologic Dentistry, is dentistry that promotes your health as a whole instead of acting as if your oral health is separate. Cosmetic Dentistry: This type of dentistry is chiefly concerned with [...]

Achieving Relaxation at the Dentist

At Contemporary Dentistry in Rochester, we understand that dental anxiety is common. We know, too, that many people might keep silent because they know that getting dental care is important, despite their anxiety. We believe that no-one should have to be anxious at the dentist. That’s why we take many steps to help [...]

Propolis: An All-Natural Do-It-All in Dentistry

Have you heard of bee glue for your teeth? As strange as that may sound, Propolis is a powerful gift of nature that is worth a second look. At Contemporary Dentistry, we are always seeking natural remedies to use for oral health and the research findings for propolis have been fascinating and show much [...]

More Evidence Linking Gum Disease and Dementia

For years, we have seen the signs linking gum disease with dementia, including Alzheimer’s. In 2018, the strongest link yet was established when researchers showed explicitly that compounds released by oral bacteria could actually damage brain tissue, making a direct link between gum disease and dementia. Now a [...]

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