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A Night to Remember

On May 8, 2015, Dr. Gould participated in Southbay Magazine’s 3rd Annual Girls Night Out! The event was a huge success and benefited this summer’s Special Olympics World Games. Dr. Gould was one of the event sponsors and had a booth at the event. It was such a fun night out for everyone involved!
Dr. Gould participated in the red carpet with all of the other event sponsors where he promoted Modern American Dentistry and his new line of Supermodel Veneers & Crowns. It was a great opportunity to meet so many new people.

The event is hosted by Southbay magazine every year and features a high-fashion runway with 30 summer ...

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Is Mercury in Dental Amalgam Toxic?

Dental amalgam is a restorative material that has been safely used in dentistry to fill and restore tooth structure that has been lost through decayor other processes. Amalgam is made by mixing a powdered mixture of metals composed of particles of silver, tin and copper with elemental (liquid) mercury. Due to its silver color, it is also referred to as a “silver amalgam filling”.

Why is Mercury Used in Amalgam Fillings?

Liquid mercury is the only substance known that is able to effectively bind the metal particles together to form a strong, hard, and stable compound.
Mercury Toxicity, Dentistry, and The Environment.

Mercury toxicity and its use in dentistry has been a topic ...

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What Is a Root Canal?

To better understand what root canal therapy is and why it is a necessary treatment we need to cover some basic tooth anatomy. Teeth are essentially made of three layers: enamel, dentin, and pulp.  Enamel is the protective, external layer.  In fact, enamel is the hardest substance in the human body.  Dentin is the middle layer which is softer than enamel and is similar to bone in composition. The innermost layer, the pulp, is made of soft tissues, including blood vessels and the nerve of the tooth.

Technically speaking a root canal is the space in the root of a tooth through which nerves and blood vessels travel to provide nutrients ...

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