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Your Dental Hygienist Can Save Your Life!

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Prevent Disease in the Early Stages

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Start The Conversation

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Should I Replace My Silver Fillings?

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Why Are My Gums Receding?

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

How To Stop Cavities: CariFree

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Sjogren’s Syndrome And Your Mouth

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

How Can I Tell If I Might Have Sleep Apnea?

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Disadvantages Of A Crown In A Day

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Cracked Teeth

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Over The Counter Whitening

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Sugar and Your Child

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Children and Dentistry

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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,...

Top 5 Reasons To Use Antibiotics In Dentistry

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 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...

Exceptional Dental Laboratories

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith A high functioning dental laboratory is an essential complement to a dental office. What function does the dental laboratory play? How do they affect the ultimate results of treatment? Most folks don't...

Your Mouth Matters (Part 2)

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Here's where we left off from Part 1 of our posting: Your Mouth Matters Bacteria can linger in your mouth, even under your gums, leading to infection. Obviously, infection is dangerous in your mouth, but...

Top 3 Ways Diet Affects Your Teeth

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith How does my diet affect my teeth? Most dental patients are surprised to learn that their diet has the potential to play a major role in their oral health. Yes, most of us have heard the phrase, "sugar is...

Sarcoidosis

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith It's weird how things pop up in life. It sometimes seems like things are clustered together. At any rate, a series of unfortunate events led to me writing this specific blog. My mom just recently texted...

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Children

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can strike at any age. While it is startling to discover that an adult patient may not be breathing well at night, it is very upsetting to see children that are affected. While...
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