Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Truth About Amalgam (Abridged Version)

Dr. Saylor, along with many other of today’s leading dentists, is convinced that the mercury alloy, amalgam, is very toxic and does not belong in your mouth. Silver fillings are 50% mercury and this toxin is released when chewing, grinding the teeth, brushing, etc. Any … Continue reading

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Bulky Dental Veneers and Bite Problems

Wear on front teeth is a common problem that is seen every day in dental offices.  As you can see from these photos, this can range from moderate (photo above) to quite severe (see photo below).  The patient in the … Continue reading

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Cigarette Smoking and Your Teeth

Continuing on with some bad habits you should break as soon as possible – first on our list: Smoking Tobacco!! Here are a few facts you may or may not know about smoking: Smokers are 6 times more likely to have gum … Continue reading

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Restoring a Smile with EMPRESS Veneers

     Like so many others, this man was not happy with his smile. After a consultation with Dr. Saylor, this patient agreed to accomplish Empress veneers on the ten upper front teeth.      We were able to create a more uniform and masculine smile … Continue reading

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Dr. Saylor – Dental Instructor at the Scottsdale Center

Dr. Saylor has recently returned from instructing at a continuing education course at the Spear Institute at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry  in Scottsdale, Arizona.  He was the mentor dental instructor for two dentists.  One Doctor’s focus was on posterior teeth (back … Continue reading

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Gum Disease

This patient had stayed away from a dentist for many years. This chronic inflammatory state leaves him at at risk for heart disease, diabetes, and other inflammitory diseases. We started him on our dental fitness program, with amazing results, don”t … Continue reading

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The Problem with Silver (amalgam) Fillings

This is a patient that we have seen recently.  He thought that he had broken a filling, but, in reality what we found was that his tooth was broken below the gum line. *Note the dark line at the back … Continue reading

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Porcelain Veneers – Before and After Results

This patient had a high decay rate due to a diet that included several sodas per day. He also had the beginning of periodontal disease.  Dr. Saylor gave him a SONICARE toothbrush…got him on the right track toward a healthy mouth.  … Continue reading

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STA – What’s New in Dental Injections

Anesthetic injections for dental procedures have not really changed in 100 years…Until now. Milestone Scientific introduces the STA, single tooth anesthesia. The computer confirms proper needle placement, uses low-pressure delivery, allowing a greater volume to be administered- thus a more … Continue reading

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Gum Disease Can Affect More Than Just Your Mouth

This patient had stayed away from a dentist for many years, which resulted in a bad case of gum disease. Many people don’t realize that this is a serious problem that can affect the entire body, not just your mouth. … Continue reading

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