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No Dental Insurance

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith At 58 Dental, our patient population is very diverse. We have patients who, fortunately, have the benefit of dental insurance. We also have a substantial number of patients who do not have dental insurance....

Stop A Dental Cavity In Its Tracks

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith At 58 Dental, we are proud to offer our patients preventative and conservative dentistry. One method, in the practice of preventative and conservative dentistry, is remineralization therapy. To understand...

The Truth Behind The Toothpaste Tube Color Band

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith The vast trove of information found on the Internet is amazing. Don't get me wrong, I appreciate being able to have a question answered quickly with just a quick Google search. But with great power comes...

Bad Breath Can Be “Dragon’s Breath”

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Questions about mouth odor or bad breath arise frequently in the dental office. One of my patients, a young man in his twenties, was really disturbed because some of his close personal friends had mentioned...

The New Link Between Genetics and Gum Disease

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Over the past five months, I have come across four or five patients whose cases have stumped me. A comprehensive exam is performed and I just do not have an answer for what I am seeing. I have been left...

A Root Canal On A Narwhal…

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith We can't be serious each and every day. I realize that this dental blog has covered many specific aspects of dentistry and that many of these blogs have been very detailed. Let's take some time to look...

No-Drill Dentistry?!

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith One of the most exciting procedures in dentistry today is remineralization therapy. But what specifically is remineralization therapy and how does it work? To understand how remineralization therapy works,...

Does Oil Pulling Work?

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 58 Dental prides itself in providing treatment that is founded in evidence-based dental research. Personally, I go to great lengths to stay abreast of advancements in dental treatment. Imagine my surprise when...

When Should My Child See The Orthodontist?

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith I recently encountered a mother and daughter combo and directly after introducing herself, the mom said, "Just wait till you meet my daughter, 'the hot mess.'" Her daughter was in the...

Senior Dental Care

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith I had just recently received a phone call from my mother informing me that my great uncle had been moved to a nursing home. From my discussion with my mother it seemed that everyone thought that this would be...

What To Do! A Knocked Out Tooth!

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Tooth avulsion, or getting a tooth "knocked out", is not an uncommon occurrence. It can happen during any contact or adventure sport, playing on a playground, jumping on the bed, or an automobile...

Retort to Blogger Mr. Stromburg

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith After reading the article by Joseph Stromburg in the online magazine Vox: Your Dentist Might Be Ripping You Off. Here's How to Avoid That, I was left with mixed feelings. Mr. Stromburg makes five very...

Vance Joy Would Love Dental Sedation

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith You may begin to notice a common theme here with these posts. One, I have an affinity for the band Vance Joy. It is hard not to like a band that features the ukulele as a primary instrument. And two, there are...

My Labrador Retriever’s Appetite and Oral Hygiene

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Over the years as I was growing up, my family had a succession of Labrador Retrievers. One trait that all of these dogs shared was an insatiable appetite and an extensive palate for varied tastes. Year after...

Vance Joy Versus Cosmetic Dentistry

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith The band, Vance Joy, has recently produced a number of songs which have lyrics that reflect on dentistry, in some form or fashion. The band has a song titled "Snaggletooth" and within the song is...

Signs Of Celiac Disease In The Mouth

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith I recently had a one-hour consultation with a patient which focused extensively on the patient's overall health and current medical conditions. The patient had suffered for years and been examined by...

The World’s Shortest Dental Implant

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 58 Dental has extensive experience with the restoration and placement of dental implants. Dental implants utilize state of the art technology and are the closest replacement for a missing tooth. As implant...

Not Your Grandfather’s Amalgam Fillings

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith After approximately ten years of advertising by dentists who claim that "they only place white fillings" and the public's consistent requests for composite fillings, the pendulum is starting...
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