Month: December 2014

Taking Care of Porcelain Veneers

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / December 26, 2014 /

Tips for taking care of porcelain veneers after you’ve created your perfect smile. Porcelain Veneers are thin shells of ceramic that are attached to the front of the teeth to create the appearance of a natural, flawless smile. Porcelain Veneers are individually made to suit the size, shape, and color of each patient; easily making…

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Dexis CariVu: The Future of Dental Detection

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / December 19, 2014 /

Dexis CariVu is a new innovative device that is used to identify occlusal, interproximal, and recurrent carious lesions and cracks. Or in layman’s terms; cavities. Due to its compact design, Dexis CariVu is portable, making it easy to use. Dexis CariVu uses a safe near-infrared light to make enamel on a tooth appear transparent, while…

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Effects of Coffee on Periodontal Disease

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / December 12, 2014 /

Let’s take a look at the effects of coffee on periodontal disease. According to USA Today, about 83 percent of adults drink coffee in the U.S., the world’s biggest consumer of the beverage. Have you ever wondered what coffee is doing to your teeth? Although coffee has the reputation of staining white teeth, recent studies…

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