Dr. Rainey’s Blog

Silver fillings increase mercury blood levels up to 150%.

Recent research examined  the levels of mercury found in the blood of research participants in relation to the number of silver amalgam fillings that they have.(1) Not surprisingly, as the number of silver dental fillings increased, so did the level of mercury detected in their blood. In people who had 8 or more amalgam fillings, [...]

Recent flossing study, is it time to hang up your floss?

The recent news about an AP study which concluded that flossing your teeth was not beneficial has been an hot topic for dentists and dental patients recently. I think you could almost feel the collective sigh of relief from the multitudes who are not fond of flossing their teeth. That flossing study I believe [...]

How to whiten your teeth fast.

        Many patients have tried different methods to whiten their teeth with varying degrees of success. Some patents don't even try to bleach their teeth because they believe that their teeth are so stained that it will not work for them. I am here to tell you that after many years of [...]

Fix Cavities Without a Drill or Shots

Why do Many Patients Fear Going to the Dentist?  Air Abrasion uses air and powder to remove decay Fear of shots/needles Disliking the sound of the high speed dentist drill Anticipating pain Don't like mouth being open too long Anxiety related to any or all of the above What is Air Abrasion and [...]