Today, the use of fluoride has become somewhat controversial. Though fluoride has dozens of powerful benefits in dentistry, some people believe that it’s actually harmful and toxic, even though there is no proof of this. Lombard dentist, Brett Blacher, DDS, is a big proponent of fluoride. In this blog post, we’ll examine fluoride and its
The American Dental Association (ADA) is the largest dental organization in the United States. It’s also the oldest, tracing its history back to 1859, when it was founded by 26 dentists in Niagara Falls, New York. Today, the ADA has more than 155,000 members, and is one of the most influential organizations in the world
Despite the recommendations of the ADA (and the free pack of floss we give you with every dental appointment), most Americans don’t floss. It’s estimated that less than 40% of Americans floss regularly, and 20% of adults never floss. Learning how to floss correctly takes some time, and some folks simply don’t care to learn.