Moffitt Restorative Dentistry
The Trefoil System
Apr 27 2018

Dr. Pedro Franco recently gave an implant lecture in Edina about a new/old concept. The lecture was about the Trefoil implant surgery and restoration. The former name was Novum and the Trefoil is new and improved. The Trefoil system is … Continue reading

Guatemala Dental Mission Trip
Mar 22 2018

My family and I were able to spend a week at the Ana Edith Hernandez Escobar Dental Clinic in Peronia, Guatemala. The clinic has a systematic approach to humanitarian dental outreach developed so our week of service was focused on … Continue reading

Digital Dental Symposium
Mar 02 2018

Great meeting in Chicago during the mid-winter meeting held by the Chicago Dental Society. The Digital Dental Symposium featured top clinicians in the world and was hosted by the American College of Prosthodontists. Work flows from design to delivery with … Continue reading

Give Kids a Smile Day for Children’s Dental Health Month
Feb 12 2018

In honor of Children’s Dental Health Month, I spent a day at Children’s Dental Services in Minneapolis and also celebrated Give Kids a Smile Day. I really enjoyed working with their staff as they were very helpful to me and … Continue reading

Meth Mouth
Jan 10 2018

Walter White, meth, and the streets of San Francisco Photo: Stephen Wagner, DDS/FACP   An example of what methamphetamine use does to teeth. San Francisco has a methamphetamine problem. It’s bad. I know because many San Franciscan meth users are coming … Continue reading

Burned your mouth with festive treats? Here’s how to help it heal.
Dec 27 2017

‘Tis the season to eat, drink and … inadvertently burn your mouth, if you have a penchant for gulping your hot chocolate or biting into your Christmas pudding before it has cooled. Such injuries tend to affect the roof of … Continue reading

12 Signs You Need to See a Dentist
Nov 20 2017

1.)    You have pain. 2.)    Your gums are sore or bleeding. 3.)    You try to hide your smile. 4.)    You have had work done such as filings, crowns, implants, or/and dentures. 5.)    You have ongoing medical issues. 6.)    You are pregnant. … Continue reading

Rethink Your Drink and Water’s Cool at School
Oct 11 2017

As part of its “Rethink Your Drink campaign,” the Delta Dental Foundation will launch its popular “Water’s Cool at School” program in Ohio. The program, which first launched in Michigan in 2016, is designed to ensure children drink enough water … Continue reading

5 Questions to Ask at Your Child’s Back-to-School Dental Visit
Sep 01 2017

Here are five questions to ask at your child’s appointment: How Is My Child’s Overall Dental Health? We at Moffitt Restorative Dentistry will be looking at the big picture of your child’s mouth, including teeth and gums. Will My Child … Continue reading

Mouthguards with Fall Sports
Aug 30 2017

Chipped teeth are the most common of all dental injuries, with dislodged or knocked out teeth being less frequent, but more severe examples. Approximately one-third of all dental injuries are sports-related, so it is vital that athletes wear a mouthguard. … Continue reading

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