More natural toothpaste options are popping up in the market, and many of these are fluoride-free. Are they as effective as toothpastes that contain fluoride? Dr. David Okano shares what the truth is behind these toothpastes, and what is most effective to avoid tooth decay.
There are some people that say fluoride is bad for you, but is it? In the past 50 years, many studies have shown that fluoride in drinking water is beneficial and that a small amount in the water helps children have healthy teeth. Dr. David Okano stops by to share what fluoride is and how it can affect us.
Statistics show that one out of every eight Americans suffer from teeth sensitivity—otherwise known as dentinal hypersensitivity—but few of us talk to a dentist about it. What causes teeth sensitivity...
Having a sensitive tooth is a pretty common problem, but what does it mean? Teeth that are sensitive to cold are the most common and could be caused by receding gums. Having teeth that are sensitive to heat, is more of a serious concern. Dr. David Okano shares what sensitive teeth mean, what causes sensitive teeth, and how to treat the problem.