children’s dentistry

Dental Sealants Help to Prevent Cavities
General Dentistry |1 min read

Dental Sealants Help to Prevent Cavities

Most often Dr. Silberman reserves sealants for the cavity-prone years of childhood and adolescence, but sealants can be applied at any age. Dental sealants are comprised of a thin, plastic material that is painted onto the chewing surfaces of the molars (back teeth)....

National Children’s Dental Health Month
General Dentistry |2 min read

National Children’s Dental Health Month

Each February, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Tooth decay can start as soon as a tooth appears. The American Dental Association recommends that the first...

The Great Fluoride Debate
General Dentistry |2 min read

The Great Fluoride Debate

Today, I am going to talk about systemic fluoride. It is the type of fluoride that is “ingested,” usually via the city water supply. After diligent research, the Center for Disease Control determined that the optimal level of water fluoridation is 0.7–1.2 mg/L,...