Moffitt Restorative Dentistry
We Love Smiles
Jun 08 2017

At Moffitt Restorative Dentistry, we love smiles.  When a person smiles, it is typically done with the corners of the mouth turned up and the front teeth exposed.  In restoring lost and broken teeth, smiles are enhanced.  Please enjoy the following restored … Continue reading

Waterpik- ADA Seal of Acceptance
May 23 2017

The American Dental Association announced the Waterpik Water Flosser as the first powered interdental cleaner to receive the ADA Seal of Acceptance. To earn the Seal, Water Pik, Inc. demonstrated that it meets the requirements for product and efficacy. This … Continue reading

NPAW-National Prosthodontics Awareness Week
Apr 02 2017

I am proud to inform you that the Minnesota Section of the American College of Prosthodontists will celebrate its second “National Prosthodontics Awareness Week’ this April 2-8. Prosthodontics is the American Dental Association recognized specialty that encompasses diagnosing, treatment planning, … Continue reading

Spear Education
Mar 25 2017

As an incoming Freshman at the University of Washington, I met Gregg Kinzer in the summer of 1990 in Seattle at our fraternity, Phi Gamma Delta. He went on to receive his D.D.S. from the University of Washington in 1995, … Continue reading

Stages of Calculus Formation on Teeth
Feb 03 2017

Throughout the day soft deposit called plaque forms on teeth continually. When left undisrupted (not flossing and brushing), minerals in saliva calcify the soft deposit into calculus or tarter. Plaque can be brushed and flossed off the teeth, however, once … Continue reading

FMSC 2017
Jan 19 2017

Our office recently spent the afternoon packaging meals at Feed My Starving Children in Coon Rapids. We were able to pack 102 boxes that provided 22,032 meals to feed 60 kids for a year. It’s a great organization and we’ve … Continue reading

Early Humans Used Sticks to Clean Teeth
Dec 20 2016

A recent article from the Washington Post claimed that toothbrushes were found as early as 3500 BC in Egyptian tombs. The were pieces of a stick with frayed ends to remove food and debris. Archaeologists have removed calcified plaque from … Continue reading

Controlling Plaque and Gingivitis with Antimicrobial Rinses
Nov 23 2016

The mouth is home to billions of bacteria that, if left undisturbed, can cause disease such as caries and periodontitis. The majority of these bacteria are colonized in the plaque and tarter deposit that is on the teeth. Through regular … Continue reading

Early Childhood Caries
Oct 13 2016

Tooth decay is the most common early childhood disease. When left untreated, caries can lead to pain, tooth loss, infection, hospitalization, and an increase threat of decay to permanent teeth. Studies have indicated that three factors play a significant role … Continue reading

Natural Clove
Sep 01 2016

Oil of Clove Clove is an evergreen tree, which produces a flower bud that has numerous medicinal properties. It is often referred to as clove bud. Clove bud has a shaft and a head and therefore it has the Latin … Continue reading

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