Yearly Archives: 2012

What is periodontal disease?

You probably know that with proper care, your teeth can last a lifetime. But did you know that decay isn’t your teeth’s only enemy? Periodontal disease, which is caused by bacteria that attack your gums, can result in inflammation, bone loss, and eventually the loss of teeth. Plus, the symptoms of this disease aren’t always

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Vitamin D Linked to Lower Rates of Tooth Decay

Recent study show that vitamin D was associated with an approximately 50 percent reduction in the incidence of tooth decay in children in several countries.  However, the U.S. Department of Human Health and Service and the American Dental Association draw no conclusions on the vitamin D evidence as it relates to dental caries. More on

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Dr.Shimanovsky and AAdvanced Dental is a  winner in a 2012 Natural Choice Award, otherwise known as a Natty.    Natural Awakenings Magazine sponsors  annual awards recognizing those in our community doing great things within health, wellness and green living.  These awards are based on popular vote by the people in our community.  People voted by

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Should I have my mercury filling replaced?

Should I have my mercury filling replaced? Deciding whether to replace your mercury fillings should be carefully considered. There are many reasons to consider replacement of your existing amalgam fillings: Many people come to us because their physician believes that heavy metals, including mercury, are making them sick and keeping them from getting better.  These

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Mercury awareness video

According to a recent study in the Journal of the American Dental Association (J Am Dent Assoc. 2011;142;622-632), 61% of all fillings placed by contemporary dentists were mercury amalgam. In group practices with at least four dentists, 79% of the fillings placed were amalgam.  Please, watch this video about dangers of amalgam filings and make

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Mercury Free Awareness Week

Aadvanced Dental Joins National Movement in Support of Mercury-Free Dentistry Awareness   During the week of October 22nd through 26th, Aadvanced Dental in Oregon City is proud to join efforts across the country to help increase awareness of the health and environmental dangers of mercury dental fillings.  We’ll be dedicating our newsletter, blog entries, social

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Smile Contest

  Just “LIKE” the Aadvanced Dental Facebook page, then post a picture of yourself with your best smile or have a family member or friend with their best smile, and the winning smile receives an Oral B Triumph Electric Toothbrush valued at $95.00! One winner will be selected by Dr. Inna Shimanovsky and the staff

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Official Aadvanced Dental Smile Contest Rules

AADVANCED DENTAL “SMILE CONTEST” OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES Unless otherwise indicated, you must be 18 or older to enter. Limit of one entry per person. One winner per household address. Winner will be selected by Dr. Inna Shimanovsky and staff of Aadvanced Dental, from all eligible entries received. Entrants should be aware of the potential tax

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When My Child Should Start Seeing a Dentist ?

Most of us know how important it is to have regular cleanings of our teeth every six months. But as dentists we are often asked when a child should start seeing a dentist and why it is important to focus on the dental health of your young child.  Some may believe that since the child

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NYU School of Dentistry going “amalgam free” direction

Research from different universities and even the World Health Organization (WHO) have made it very clear that mercury-based amalgam fillings are far more toxic, to people and to the environment, than alternatives like resin composites or porcelain restorations. Most of the dental schools though still stay on very conservative side and teach amalgams as restoration

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