Monthly Archives: January 2017

Our three favorite words, “Made In America!”

Using safe, FDA approved materials in our patients’ mouths is of upmost importance at Petrusha Family Dentistry.  Many dental offices have begun to use Chinese laboratories in our difficult financial times. Our commitment to you? We use only American labs, … Continue reading

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Can I Tell If I Have a Cavity?

You may find this surprising, but most people are unaware of cavities because they’re completely painless. The outer layer of the tooth, the enamel, has no nerves – so people are caught off-guard when diagnosed, because they haven’t had symptoms. … Continue reading

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What is Xylitol?

We’d like to introduce you to Xylitol, a five-carbon sugar that kills bacteria in your mouth by starving it. Scientists have found that the best way to use this ingredient is to put it in chewing gum, where it’s steadily delivered … Continue reading

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Back In the Black

We’re landed squarely in a New Year, and that means, for most of us, a new annual maximum for those of us lucky enough to have dental benefits. The New Year starts out with a full balance of accessible funds, … Continue reading

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