Regrowing a New Set of Teeth

You probably do not remember when you grew your very first tooth, but if you are a parent you certainly remember the first tooth of your child. This tooth, and for that matter, the whole baby, developed from a single … Continue reading

History of Dental Inlays

In ancient times, as well as in some modern-day primitive tribes, tooth mutilations have carried ritualistic or cosmetic importance. One of the most notable examples is the famous Mayan skulls which still carry teeth inlayed with precious stones.  These inlays … Continue reading

News on Oral Cancer

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 34,000 people will be affected by oral cancer in the United States this year and roughly 8,000 will die. This translates to one death every hour of every day. A 2007 study conducted … Continue reading

Did you know this about the Enamel of your Teeth?

The white shell of enamel covering our teeth is the hardest substance in our body. Enamel has growth rings just like trees. The growth pattern may be interrupted at any phase during the embryonic phase of tooth formation, such as … Continue reading