What type of filling should I get?

There are a variety of different materials that dentists use to fix teeth. Last time you were in for your dental appointment, you may have heard words thrown around like: composite, amalgam, silver-filling, or porcelain. In this blog post Dr. Lara Seidman (general dentistry) and Dr. Melanie Newman (pediatric dentistry) have broken down the differences […]

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Stress from COVID-19 in your teeth!

If you’re anything like me, the many stressors from the COVID-19 pandemic have manifested in both your physical and psychological health. Ranging from neck pain to “maskne” (mask-acne) to extra gray hairs – our bodies have been affected in different ways. Stress activates our sympathetic nervous system, releases hormones, and causes a fight-or-flight response. Over […]

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? It’s never too early to start thinking about your child’s dental health! Developmental stages that are imperative to your child’s future dental needs depend on their baby teeth. These teeth are important to hold space for the adult teeth, mastication (chewing), speaking and smiling. […]

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New Year, New Teeth

This year make the resolution of taking better care of your teeth. Your oral health plays a significant role in your overall health. Here are some small changes you can try for a big impact. See your dentist It may have been a while since your last dental cleaning and check-up. Sometimes when I have […]

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Is Invisalign Right for You?

Many of our patients want to change the appearance of their smile, but also don’t want to go through the ordeal of traditional metal braces. As a general dentist who primarily treats adult patients, one of the most common things I hear people say is, “I’m too old for braces!” First of all, this is […]

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5 Ways to Combat “Mask Breath”

In the COVID-19 era, mask-wearing has become imperative, especially when we are not able to maintain social distance. We wear masks in order to protect ourselves, as well as those around us, from possibly transmitting the coronavirus. As dental professionals here at Fountainhead Dentistry, we are used to wearing masks as part of our daily […]

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Why Does My Tooth Hurt?

Closures for COVID-19 had a lot of people worried about what might happen if they experience tooth pain. When asked by the New York Times what he fears most during this time, Larry David famously responded, “Anarchy and a potential dental emergency – and not necessarily in that order.” We know dental emergencies can be […]

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What is Charcoal Toothpaste?

Charcoal has emerged as one of the most popular trends, featured on social media, on menus at hip restaurants, as an ingredient in juice cleanses, and now in toothpaste. While the use of charcoal for teeth-cleansing purposes may seem like a new fad, it actually dates back to Ancient Greece and is still widely used […]

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What type of filling should I get?

OCTOBER 19, 2021

There are a variety of different materials that dentists use to fix teeth. Last time you were in for your dental appointment, you may have heard words thrown around like: composite, amalgam, silver-f…

Dental Care in the Time of COVID-19

MAY 17, 2021

Have you been delaying your dental cleaning in efforts to minimize outings and protect you and your loved ones from COVID? If so, you’re not alone! According to the CDC, by June 30th, 41% of U.…

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