What Is Laser Dentistry?

The word ‘LASER’ is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. A laser device emits a powerful, highly-concentrated beam of light. (Didn’t we all love the amazing laser weapons in ‘Star Wars?’) Lasers are used in hundreds of applications in almost every Midtown industry including communications, researching, manufacturing, entertainment and medicine. Lasers…

Dental X-rays in the News

Recently there has been coverage in many mass market media outlets about a recently published study linking dental x-rays to a certain kind of brain tumor. If you would like to look at this closely for yourself, you may see the original research published here. Or you may read the synopsis of it by the American…

Energy and Sports Drinks Damage Teeth!

A recent study published in General Dentistry found that irreversible damage to tooth enamel results from increased levels of sports and energy drink consumption. Many people, particularly adolescents and young adults that are the primary market for such drinks, don’t realize the high acidity of these drinks and the tooth damage that can result. Due…