Moffitt Restorative Dentistry
Dental Implants
Apr 24 2019

Since they were approved for widespread use in 1982, dental implants have undergone an evolution in materials and advancements in techniques. Made of titanium, dental implants are surgically placed into the maxilla or mandible where they osseointegrate, or fuse to … Continue reading

Von Willebrand Disease
Mar 23 2019

Treating Patients with von Willebrand Disease Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is a disorder that delays blood clotting. It was first described in 1926 by Finnish physician Erik Adolf von Willebrand. VWD is relevant to oral health professionals because some of … Continue reading

Operation Smile Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Feb 26 2019

Tegucigalpa Medical Mission Honduras Medical Missions From February 16 through 23, Operation Smile conducted an international medical mission in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.  My wife, Nicole, and I were able to a part of the team. Since 1997, Operation Smile has conducted … Continue reading

White Spots on Teeth
Jan 10 2019

If You Have These Marks on Your Teeth, You Could Have This Autoimmune Disorder Those spots may seem insignificant, but health experts say they could be a sign of a severe digestive disorder. Your mouth is a window into your … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!
Dec 17 2018
Healthy Holiday Snacks
Dec 03 2018

6 MouthHealthy Holiday Snacks (That Are Almost Too Cute to Eat) https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/nutrition/holiday-recipes?utm_source=morninghuddle&utm_medium=email&utm_content=fromtheada Sweet as the holidays may be, sugar-packed treats can wreak havoc on your pearly whites. This season, ring in the festivities with healthy and fun holiday snack options … Continue reading

National Brush Day!
Nov 01 2018

Celebrate National Brush Day on November 1!   On the day after Halloween, costumes have been worn, candles on the Jack-O-Lanterns have been extinguished and there is probably a lot of extra candy piled up in your patients’ homes. Good … Continue reading

Minnesota Mission of Mercy 2018
Oct 11 2018

The Minnesota Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Foundation organized an unprecedented statewide dental access program — the Minnesota Mission of Mercy event.  The event was held at the Minneapolis Convention Center in downtown Minneapolis. There were 1492 patients treated … Continue reading

John M. Moffitt DDS, MS
Sep 17 2018

John Marvin MOFFITT (1942 – 2018) I love you Pops. John Marvin Moffitt passed away on Monday, September 17th after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. He was shy of his 76th birthday. John was born on September 30th, 1942 … Continue reading

Bronze age Tartar
Aug 08 2018

How teeth are telling us about milk consumption. Tartar has been around awhile. Scientists are beginning to analyze dental calculus to find when and where milk was being consumed. They look for the enzyme beta-lactoglobulin to be present in the … Continue reading

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