The Material Girl and the True Blood Star Flaunt Distinctive Smiles

Posted On Mar 13, 2014 @ 09:40 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

One’s a singer who made her name playing New York clubs in the 1980’s before catapulting to international pop stardom; the other’s an actress from New Zealand who, in 1994, at the age of 11, became the second-youngest person ever to win an Academy Award. Both remain at the top of the A-list today. What other feature do Madonna and Anna Paquin have in common?

Teeth Whitening Safety Depends on the Right Product Used in the Right way

Posted On Mar 6, 2014 @ 10:43 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Tooth whitening procedures and products have become increasingly popular over the last two decades. There are two main sources of application: professional procedures performed in a dentist’s office; and over-the-counter products for performing whitening applications at home. While there are pros and cons to both approaches, neither type poses a significant health risk — that is, if you match the correct product to the type of staining you have, and it’s applied according to the manufacturer’s instructions.