Archive for February, 2015

Do you ever wonder if animals out in the wild get cavities? Well according to this new research study, beavers do not. They have enamel (the outer layer of tooth) that contains iron and magnesium and is resistant to cavities. May be one day we can translate this to protection for our teeth and prevent cavities.

Read more at: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/289469.php

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Each time you come in to the office and sit in our chair, we check to see how your saliva flow is. Why is that we check? Saliva contains many important proteins that protect your teeth. They have minerals which can help re-mineralize your teeth. A new article published further explains the importance of saliva in the mouth. Saliva helps flush the food through your teeth and prevents the formation of biofilm (the soft plaque which bacteria uses to cause acid). Read more at: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/285285.php

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Dr. Aiken and her Dental Team had a busy week last week after the #blizzardof2015. Dr. Aiken and her dental team attended #Yankeedental, a dental conference at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center,Photo Jan 31, 1 05 53 PM Boston, MA

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