Our Special
Mar15

Our Special

Our Special – Sea Breeze Dental Special! We invite you to experience our dental care first hand by receiving your first Prophylaxis Dental Cleaning (ADA Code D1110) on us, FREE OF CHARGE TO YOU, No strings attached!  All you need to do is call our office to schedule your cleaning appointment and bring this letter to your appointment.

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Amalgam Fillings
Feb08

Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam Fillings . One of the main problems with amalgam fillings is that it corrodes, releasing mercury vapor that can be absorbed into the body. In addition, the metal fillings will expand over time, putting unnecessary stress on the tooth structure. Eventually, the filling itself or the tooth structure may crack or fracture.

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Antibiotics in Dentistry
Nov10

Antibiotics in Dentistry

The use of antibiotic has become a major healthcare issue. The wide antibiotic prescriptions develop resistance to them.  There is a time and a place for antibiotics in dentistry, but prescribers need to exercise much more prudence when using antibiotics and should be sure they are really needed when they write the prescription.

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Prescribing Antibiotics
Nov10

Prescribing Antibiotics

Prescribing Antibiotics. Dr. Kopel speaks about the premedication requirements prior to dental procedures.  Many years ago patients were routinely prescribed antibiotics to take before dental procedures if they had mild heart conditions. Antibiotics were taken several days before and after dental procedures in these patients.    

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Premedication with Antibiotic
Nov07

Premedication with Antibiotic

Premedication with Antibiotic. Dr. Howard Kopel speaks about the premedication requirements prior to dental procedures, and how it was changed over the years. Many years ago patients were routinely prescribed antibiotics to take before dental procedures if they had heart murmurs or other mild heart conditions. Antibiotics were taken several days before and after dental procedures in these patients.

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