Monthly Archives: January 2010

Whitening toothpastes=Dull results

The teeth whitening toothpastes that claim to whiten your teeth have been found to be no more effective than their normal counterparts. Call Barotz Dental today for an In Office Bleaching!

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Question: When and where were the first dental bridges made? Answer: According to Marshall Joseph Becker in “The Valsiarosa Gold Dental Appliance,” from ETRUSCAN STUDIES: JOURNAL OF THE ETRUSCAN FOUNDATION. VOLUME 6, 1999, the first use of dental appliances or … Continue reading

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Fun Dental Facts 3

Year commercial floss was first manufactured: 1882 Material it was first made of: silk Newest material: gortex Amount bought per person: 18 yards Amount that should be bought per person: 122 yards (figuring on a foot a day) Percent who … Continue reading

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Fun Dental Fact #2

The average woman smiles about 62 times a day.A man? Only 8!Kids laugh around 400 times a day…Grown-ups just 15.Smilers in school yearbooks are more likely to have successful careers and marriages than their poker faced peers. Life is like … Continue reading

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Fun Dental Fact #1

AAP’s recent consumer survey found: 50% consider the smile the first facial feature they notice 80% are not happy with their smile Respondents were 7 times more likely to have periodontal, smile enhancement procedures,than facelifts Smile enhanced procedures outnumbered eyelid … Continue reading

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Senior Patient Party!!

We are so excited for our senior party on January 31st at 4pm at the Glenmoor Country Club. Please check your mail for your invitation and RSVP as soon as possible. Join us for cocktails, dinner and dancing. We may … Continue reading

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Gum disease a HUGE factor in overall health

“We all think that cholesterol is important to heart disease. The health of your gums is a more important predictor of whether you will have a heart attack or not.” Mehmet C. Oz, M.D.Director, Cardiovascular InstituteColumbia University Medical Center, New … Continue reading

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