Welcome Dr. Antonios Karagiorgos

Our office would like to welcome Dr. Antonios Karagiorgos, DMD, to our family at Falmouth Dental Arts. Dr. K earned his doctoral degree in dentistry from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. As an associate dentist, Dr. K has worked at Caring Hands of Maine in Ellsworth, at CS Maller, DMD, in Bar Harbor, and at Kennebec Valley Family Dentistry. In addition…

DIAGNOdent and Laser Dentistry

Americans have seen an overall improvement in their oral health ever since we started adding fluoride to our daily intake of water, but in other ways, fluoridation has led to a hidden problem, what we in the industry refer to as “hidden caries.” Our tooth enamel has become harder and more durable due to the fluoride we receive, but sometimes this causes tooth…

Tricky Treats: The Worst Candies for Your Teeth

1. Chewy Candies Examples: Now & Laters, Mary Janes, Bit’O’Honeys Chewy candies are number one on this list for a reason. Serious bite pressure is needed to break up chewy candies into manageable bites. That itself can damage your teeth. Once in your mouth, chewy candies adhere to the crevices between your teeth. The sugary stuff is likely to get stuck in…

Join the “Go Red” movement

Oftentimes, people don’t participate in these sorts of things because they do not know how to start to get involved. Not knowing where to begin can be scary and add stress to your already stressful life. But just think of the potential implications if you don’t join… Joining this movement is easy. It starts with taking care of yourself. Then you can…

Does your sweetheart have a sweet-tooth…?

Valentine’s Day is a holiday that is widely celebrated, but celebrated in many different ways. One tradition that is of the more common is giving your valentine candy on February 14th. But why? Chocolate candies as we know them today were created sometime in the late 1800’s. It was not long after their creation that they began to be marketed and created…

Happy New Year!

It wouldn’t be January without New Year’s Resolutions. It is said that the concept of a New Year’s Resolution dates all the way back to the Babylonians. The custom originated as a gesture involving “moral favors” which were essentially personal promises to be good to others – the purpose was mostly to please God. It eventually evolved into dedicating time to reflect…

Cold or a sinus infection you can’t seem to shake? It might have to do with a problem with your teeth!

It’s that time of year again… along with the cold weather comes, well…colds. Stuffy noses, sore throats, headaches, coughing – you know the drill. ‘Tis the season. But did you know that an infection or abscess in your back teeth can spread into your maxillary sinus and cause an infection there as well? As you might know, you have several sinuses, but…

You’ll never guess what we want to give you for Christmas…

At FDA we love this time of year. Celebrating with friends and family, festive decorations, cooking and eating traditional recipes, and of course, exchanging gifts. Our gift to you is the something that we are certain you would never expect from us…CANDY! Yes, candy. But not just any candy… Researchers are developing a new candy that is actually GOOD for your oral…

Introducing Dr. Brian

While many of you may have already met Brian Brunacini, DDS, we’d like to introduce those who have not had the pleasure. Known around here as Dr. Brian, he was drawn to Falmouth Dental Arts because of our great staff and interest in using the best in cutting-edge techology.  Dr. Brian enjoys helping patients improve their dental and overall health, as well…