When most of us think of the affect of food on our teeth, we probably think of the age-old wisdom that sugar causes tooth decay. And while sugar is a notorious culprit, there are many other ways that the foods you eat affect your teeth, & not all of it is bad news.
Tooth extraction is when a tooth is removed from it’s place in the gum & bone of your jaw. Compared to many dental procedures, tooth extraction can sound scary, especially when it’s referred to as “oral surgery”.
If you have dental insurance, your insurance company provides you with a certain dental benefits each year. In case you’re not very familiar with insurance vocabulary, you can think of an insurance benefit as a dental service that the insurance company pays all or most of the cost of. Most dental plans cover the most common preventive services at 100%, meaning the insurance company pays 100% of the cost & you pay nothing.
Justin Ward At Marina Tooth Fairy! Yesterday we had a very special visitor, a local saxophonist musician, Justin Ward! We couldn’t have been more pleased to have him come whiten his teeth for charity. A little about Justin: Justin a local musician here in San Francisco, who was born and raised in the suburbs of
Happy International Women’s Day! Today is a special day to celebrate all those strong, hard working women in our world. Women like Eleanor Roosevelt, Marie Curie, Mother Teresa, Rosa Parks and so many more inspirational women have worked tirelessly to make a difference for everyone. However, today is not just a day to recognize all
Among the many health fads and rumors going around the web, oil pulling is one that we dentists get asked about a lot. The question is, does oil pulling really prevent tooth decay?
Have you, or do you know someone who has been waiting for the perfect time to whiten their smile? From now until June 30th, we will donate 100% of the cost of your whitening treatment to the Smiles for Life Foundation! Every year, Dr. Hibret Benjamin and her team participates in the Crown Council’s Smiles For Life