Mercury Fillings

Amalgam fillings which contain mercury have become quite a controversial topic in the dental community in the past few years.  Because of the many advances in dental materials Dr. Pastrell has not used filling materials which contain mercury for about the past fifteen...

Your Diet and Your Teeth

How much does diet have to do with your dental health? A lot! The foods you eat can help improve the overall health of your teeth or be causing tooth decay and gum disease. This article entitled The Tooth Friendly Diet suggests foods that help build healthy teeth and...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

Do you often feel dizzy? Have trouble sleeping? Weak muscles? Mental fogginess? If you have any of these symptoms, it is possible you have a deficiency in Vitamin B12. 25% of Americans are not getting enough of this very important vitamin! Vitamin B12 in Your Body...

Cavities 101

What exactly happens when our teeth decay? What causes this and how can we prevent tooth decay? Colgate has an article entitled All About Cavities which explains how our teeth decay and how to prevent cavities. All About Cavities What’s In Your Mouth? To...