A Brighter Smile for the New Year

A Brighter Smile for the New YearThe beginning of a new year is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start for you and your smile. At Dr. Friedman, DDS, a brighter smile is quick and easy!Given the latest in whitening technology, whiter teeth are only an appointment...

Dental Visits Are Not So Bad

Dental Visits Are Not So BadMany people dread going to the dentist. Dental visits have the reputation of being painful and uncomfortable, and it is common for people to compare unfortunate situations such as having a root canal or feeling the dentist’s drill. However,...

Make Brushing Teeth Fun!

Make Brushing Teeth Fun!It’s understandable that kids would rather be playing outside or watching their favorite movie instead of doing a “boring” task like brushing their teeth. But there are ways to make brushing fun for your son or daughter, and encourage healthy...

Tips for a Whiter Smile

Tips for a Whiter SmileEveryday life can take a toll on the whiteness of our teeth: Foods we love as well as soft drinks and coffee can stain them over time. Poor brushing and flossing can also leave behind tooth stains. Even injuries to teeth or gums can cause some...

Fluoride Use in Adolescents

Fluoride Use in AdolescentsFluoride is a mineral that plays an essential role in oral health. In fact, the significant reduction in American tooth decay in recent decades can be attributed to a greater availability of fluoride in public water supplies, toothpaste, and...

Treating Gum Disease with Antibiotics

Treating Gum Disease with AntibioticsWhy does gum disease develop? Our mouths are home to bacteria, which form a film called plaque. Plaque sticks to the surfaces of our teeth, at the gumline, and can even grow below the gumline. And this bacterial growth leads to...