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By The Martin Center For Oral Health
October 27, 2015
Category: Dental Appliances
Tags: MI Paste  
When brushing alone isn't enough, there are products that Dr. Wyman Martin, dentist at The Martin Dental Center for Oral Health and Aesthetics in Roswell, Georgia, often prescribes for his patients to improve their dental health at home. MI Paste, Fluoridex and Enamelon are three of the most popular treatments. Learn about them here:
 
MI Paste
While MI Paste is applied like regular toothpaste, its chemical makeup makes it a very different product. It has two purposes: first, to enhance the saliva's natural function of reducing acid in the mouth, and also to help remineralize the enamel on your teeth, making it stronger and less mottled. MI Paste contains a special ingredient called ReCalDent, which is derived from dairy proteins and encourages calcium and phosphate to bond to the enamel. Your Roswell dentist often recommends MI Paste to patients who are experiencing dry mouth, tooth sensitivity, or white spots on their teeth from acid erosion.
 
Fluoridex
When his patients live in areas where their drinking water is not treated with fluoride, Dr. Wyman Martin often prescribes Fluoridex. This product helps prevent tooth decay that can come from irregular exposure to fluoride, a naturally-occurring element. Your Roswell dentist may also prescribe it to patients who are going through chemotherapy; one of the side effects of this cancer treatment is dryness of the mouth. Fluoridex can come in the form of mouthwash or topical paste and should be used daily.
 
Enamelon
This tooth gel combines the remineralizing aspects of MI Paste with the fluoridated benefit of Fluoridex. It helps to prevent cavities and gum disease, as well as lessen sensitivity caused by weakened enamel. It's also free of abrasives, gluten, and dyes, making it a comfortable choice for everyone.
If you think your dental health could improve from the use of these products, mention them to Dr. Wyman Martin, your Roswell dentist, at your next appointment!
By The Martin Dental Center For Oral Health and Aesthetics
June 08, 2015
Category: Dental Appliances
Tags: Mouthguard  

Mouth GuardsAre you planning on participating in any sports this summer? While summer sports are great for your health and well-being, unfortunately, they can be very damaging to your teeth. This summer, before you sign yourself or your children up for your favorite Roswell sports teams, be sure to visit your dentist Wyman Martin, DDS, at The Martin Dental Center For Oral Health and Aesthetics to get a custom athletic mouthguard. One very important piece of sports equipment--you won't want to play without it.

The Importance of a Mouthguard

Whether you are playing rough contact sports or simply playing games for fun with friends, the truth is that every time you play sports in Roswell you put yourself at risk of an emergency visit to the dentist. Not only could you knock out your teeth with a fast moving ball or by colliding with another player, but you could even trip and fall simply walking across the field. A mouthguard protects your teeth so you can play without worry, knowing that your teeth will always be protected.

Types of Mouthguards

There are three main types of mouth guards. Boil and bite mouth guards are the cheapest, but they also provide the least amount of protection as they are not custom fitted to your mouth. Two better options include custom mouth guards made by a dentist, either in the office or as prescribed in a professional laboratory. Both of these types of mouth guards offer superior fit for excellent protection.

This summer, don't leave your teeth at risk by participating in sports without the proper equipment. Visit Dr. Martin at The Martin Dental Center For Oral Health and Aesthetics in Roswell to get a custom fit athletic mouthguard today. The time and money you spend now will surely pay off when you avoid having expensive medical bills or missing or broken teeth later. Call today.