Monthly Archives: April

Remineralization of Carious Lesions (Healing Cavities)

What shocks patients some of the time is suggestions to try to remineralize early carious lesions (ie reversing cavities).  Healing cavities naturally and nonsurgically is the goal of minimally invasive dentistry.  In the early stages of caries progression, the damage is to the tough outside tissue of the tooth (enamel). 

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Finding the Perfect Toothbrush

In the several years that I have been in practice, I have had many patients ask me questions like “What kind of toothbrush should I be using?” or “Does an electric toothbrush do better than a regular toothbrush?”  The conundrum to this is that there is no correct toothbrush for every person for every situation. 

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