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Forest Hills Dentistry discusses how scaling and root planing help prevent and treat periodontal disease.

Scaling and Root Planing

  • Oct 14 2019

What is the purpose of scaling and root planing? Practicing good oral hygiene accomplishes more than keeping our teeth nice and white and getting rid of “morning breath”. When we neglect consistent brushing and flossing, we open the door for the development of gingivitis and periodontitis, which are the most common types of periodontal disease. […]


Forest Hills Dentistry gives several reasons for why you would need a root canal.

Reasons for Requiring a Root Canal Procedure

  • Sep 11 2019

Why would someone need a root canal? All things being equal, no one wants to be told by their dentist that they need root canal therapy. Just the thought can strike fear into grown men, whether they admit it or not. While there may have been some justification for this in the past, modern dental […]


Forest Hills Dentistry discusses the importance of dental prophylaxis.

Is Dental Prophylaxis as Serious as It Sounds?

  • Aug 8 2019

What is dental prophylaxis? If someone from your dentist’s office calls and says it is time to schedule you for your dental prophylaxis appointment, it is something that you should take seriously. This is not because some major issue has been detected that requires extensive dental work but rather to prevent that from happening. We […]


Forest Hills Dentistry discusses the advantages of porcelain crowns.

Porcelain Crowns

  • Jul 10 2019

Are there advantages to porcelain crowns over other types of dental crowns? There are a lot of ways that we can choose to spend our money to improve our appearance and make an impression on the people we meet and interact with. We can shop for the latest and most stylish fashions. Go to the […]


Is Periodontal Disease Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease?

  • Jun 25 2019

Can periodontal disease lead to other health issues? Alzheimer’s disease from not brushing your teeth? Rheumatoid arthritis because you started skipping those annual dental examination appointments? Most people know that it is important to brush and floss regularly and keep those scheduled appointments for dental cleanings and exams. Not doing so can be expected to […]


Importance of Oral Cancer Screening

  • May 27 2019

Should I ask my dentist about doing an oral cancer screening during my yearly exam? If it feels like cancer has become an ever increasing part of all of our lives, there is a good reason for that. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), cancer is the cause for one out […]


Teeth Bleaching

  • Apr 5 2019

Is there a difference between teeth whitening and teeth bleaching? Everyone wants to look their best, whether making that all-important first impression or simply interacting with the people that we spend time with every day. Lots of things can contribute to an attractive appearance, from inheriting the fashion-sense gene to paying attention to our posture. […]


What Do Loose Teeth in Adults Indicate?

  • Mar 5 2019

Is having a loose tooth always a sign of something serious like periodontal disease? Having a loose tooth as a young child is a big deal! It means the tooth fairy is on alert and ready to swoosh in and make the traditional tooth-for-cash exchange sometime during the night. The going rate fluctuates and, according […]


Administering Botox Requires Training and Experience

  • Feb 27 2019

Does it make a difference where I go to get my Botox injections? Increased life expectancy and vastly improved technology have combined to create a boom in the demand for anti-aging procedures. While more traditional cosmetic surgery, like facelifts and nose reshaping procedures, are continuing to experience ever higher demand, minimally-invasive alternatives, such as Botox, […]


Dental Implants: Long Term Solutions

  • Jan 21 2019

One of the questions that we get asked a lot at our office is: “If I have dental implants done, will I have to have them redone down the road?” Dental implants are becoming increasingly popular, with more than a half million people having this procedure done every year in the U.S. The success rate […]