Principles Concerning Oral Health Care

Have you ever asked yourself what steps are the most important to ensure you’re at optimum oral health? For each person, it can differ drastically, but there are a few key points that time and again can save a smile. This includes brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing once daily, as well as consistent… Read more »

Whitening Strips Can Help Reduce the Appearance of Minor Dental Stains

Dental stains on the teeth in your smile can sometimes be unsightly. This might drive you to experiment with the whitening products available in stores. Unfortunately, many of these items lack the potency to restore the appearance of teeth suffering from significant dental stains. To fully restore the white appearance of your teeth, you will… Read more »

The Battle of Bad Breath

Ever since television was invented, there have been commercials about bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis has been problem for as long as people have been standing next to one another. It’s embarrassing, and awkward but you can do something about it. What causes bad breath? It can be any number of things. Bacteria, dry… Read more »

Are You Using Supplementary Cleaning Tools Such as Mouthwash?

During many times of the day, it is not possible or recommended to brush or floss your teeth. This includes the periods directly after eating, which is a time when your teeth are extra sensitive, and toothpaste or heavy cleaning can be too abrasive for your enamel. Instead, opt for supplemental tools such as mouthwash…. Read more »

If You Have a Cavity Harming Your Smile, It’s Time for a Dental Filling!

If you have a cavity that is currently harming your smile, it may be time for a dental filling to restore the tooth’s function. When our dentist finds a cavity in your smile, he can use a dental filling after removing the decay to fix the tooth and keep away any further decay. At the… Read more »

What Is the Oral Health Care Benefit of Chewing Gum?

Did you know that there are times when chewing gum has been effectively proven to have oral health benefits for your smile? Although one common use for chewing gum is often to freshen breath, it may be possible for your gum to also whiten your teeth and help fight cavities. Although standard chewing gum can… Read more »

Never Stop Looking for Ways to Improve Your Oral Health

Never stop look for ways to improve your oral health. Knowing what to eat will not only alter your waistline but can also play a big role on the health of your gum line as well. Due to the fact that tooth decay and gum disease could be the result of what you eat, take… Read more »

Dental Sealants Are Like Superheroes for Your Teeth

Dental sealants are like superheroes for your teeth. In some instances, your tooth enamel can easily fail, especially when exposed to excessive amounts of sugar on a daily basis. With dental sealants, your teeth are much more protected and less likely to develop oral ailments such as tooth decay and cavities. When bacteria and food… Read more »

Crown Material Recommendations Are Based on a Tooth’s Location in Your Mouth

At our dental office, Dr. typically uses a dental crown to restore or replace the tooth enamel layer of a compromised tooth. While this is often treatment for tooth decay, crowns can also be used to address a dental fracture, a large chip or even tooth discoloration. In most of these cases, the material your… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Tips for Pregnant Women Who Want a Strong and Healthy Smile

Do you want a strong and healthy smile while you are pregnant? If so, good for you! Unfortunately, pregnancy can take a toll on your teeth and gums. This is why it’s important to do all you can to keep your oral health in tip-top shape while you are pregnant. You can do so by… Read more »