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What ELSE is Added to the Beverages You Consume?

Wow, I just read a summary compiled from comprehensive studies on the beverages we drink most! As a dental hygienist, I caution my patients about sugary drinks, but this summary addresses more. You might be surprised to find out what's in...

Why Write A Dental Blog

At the start of this blog, I was asking myself, why should I write this? Will anyone even read this thing? What should I even talk about? To answer these questions, I started to read other dentists' blogs. The majority of these blogs are...

Welcome to Our New Website!

We've added great new features and updated our content to bring you the most up to date information about our company.  Check back often for updates.

Can Alkaline Water Stop Cavities

Many dental patients today are looking for ways that they can decrease their chances of developing cavities. Many of whom would like an easy and inexpensive way to do so, as well. The Internet is full of stories and advertisements about alkaline...

Keeping A Clean Dental Office

These days, people everywhere are becoming more aware of their surroundings as to their safety and that of their families and loved ones. Yet not many think about the surroundings and safety features that must be put in place at the dental office...

Your Dental Hygienist Can Save Your Life!

Oftentimes I hear our patients say how glad they are to be in our practice because they know we really care about them. This is a loaded statement! What do they mean when they say we care about them? Of course they know we like them, and we are...

Prevent Disease in the Early Stages

At 58 Dental we very much appreciate all of our patients. There are those who have been in the practice for many years and those who are new to us. A new patient recently visited our office and was diagnosed with the early stages of Periodontal...

Start The Conversation

When you see your dentist, do you feel you're being listened to? Is there ever a conversation about what your goals are as a patient? What do you want to achieve? What are your concerns? Where do you see your oral health in ten years? I was...

Should I Replace My Silver Fillings?

For roughly the past fifteen years there has been an increasing concern about amalgam (silver) fillings and the mercury contained within them. I can appreciate people's concerns to limit their exposure to the least amount of chemicals, toxins,...

Why Are My Gums Receding?

Another common question that I get asked frequently is, "Why are my gums receding?" Sometimes patients have been notified by their previous dentist that they are experiencing recession of the gums and told, "It's because...

How To Stop Cavities: CariFree

The 58 Dental team is so excited to offer our patients an alternative to the continuous problem of cavities. The CariFree system is a revolution in cutting edge dentistry and is making a huge impact in our patient's lives, each and every...

Sjogren’s Syndrome And Your Mouth

Sjogren's syndrome is an immune system disorder. In very basic terms, the body's immune cells, the cells that are meant to fight off disease, for some unknown reason, turn on the body and start attacking the host. The most common symptoms...

How Can I Tell If I Might Have Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a medical issue that is garnering significant attention from medical providers. Due to various factors and an increase in awareness, the number of people being diagnosed with OSA is on the rise. In casual...

Disadvantages Of A Crown In A Day

There are many dental offices that promote the advantages of a "CROWN IN A DAY." These advantages cannot be denied. The primary advantage is how quickly the procedure can be completed. It can usually be accomplished in one lengthy...

Cracked Teeth

Most patients are surprised when they learn that they have a CRACKED TOOTH. The common response from patients to the diagnosis of a cracked tooth is, "But it hasn't been bothering me." I can fully appreciate this; most teeth...

Over The Counter Whitening

A dental hygiene visit to our office is never about "just a cleaning." We care more about you than that! While I could go into detail about all the discussions we have with our patients when they come in for a hygiene visit, I will focus...

Sugar and Your Child

Dental offices are noticing that many children that come in have excess body fat. We see some of that in our own pediatric patients as well. We can't help but suspect elevated levels of blood sugar. Hard to believe, but these precious little...

Children and Dentistry

At 58 Dental, we want your child's first experiences with dentistry to be pleasant. Our goal is to limit dental problems for all patients, but especially for the children of our practice. Unfortunately, sometimes dentistry has to be...

Top 5 Reasons To Use Antibiotics In Dentistry

The time of unchecked antibiotic usage in dentistry is coming to an end. The World Health Organization and the American Dental Association have both made statements regarding their concerns about bacterial resistance to our current antibiotics....
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Tony F
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