The Benefits of Dental Implants

Have you heard about dental implants? They are an increasingly popular tooth replacement solution if you are missing one tooth, a few teeth, or many teeth. In this blog post, we go over the many benefits of dental implants. Durable & Long-Lasting Dental implants are considered a permanent solution to tooth loss, meaning they aren’t … Continue reading “The Benefits of Dental Implants”

Silver Diamine Fluoride vs. Cavities

Did you know there’s a new antimicrobial liquid that has been used to painlessly stop the progression of cavities? It’s called silver diamine fluoride, or SDF, and it goes under the brand name Advantage Arrest. It’s been used in Japan for decades now, but was only recently introduced into the US in the last few … Continue reading “Silver Diamine Fluoride vs. Cavities”

Why Can’t Humans Grow New Teeth?

Most adult humans have 32 teeth: 8 incisors, 4 canines, 8 premolars, 8 molars, and 4 wisdom teeth (which most people need removed). Unlike certain other animals, however, we can’t grow new teeth once baby teeth fall out and our 2nd set of teeth, our permanent teeth, have grown in. Today, our team at Sullivan … Continue reading “Why Can’t Humans Grow New Teeth?”