Maintaining Your Toothbrush

For such a simple piece of equipment, your toothbrush has a very big job to do. Because of that, you need to make sure that it is in good working order. No, you do not need to change the sparkplugs, or update the software, but you do need to give your toothbrush a little TLC…. Read more »

Determining Whether You Have Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the major causes of tooth breakdown. As many as 47.2 percent of U.S. adults 30 or older live with some form of periodontitis, so we’re constantly treating it in our , , office. Here are a few basics on gum disease to help you to know what you can do… Read more »

Flossing Facts

Chances are that you remember to brush your teeth twice a day, and to use mouthwash when you are done. But what about flossing? Whether you are in a rush to get out the door in the morning, or just too tired as you are heading to bed, that container of dental floss might be… Read more »

What To Do About Sensitive Teeth

If you bite into something sweet, cold or hot, and there is a sudden rush of pain, or just a different sensation, you could be suffering from sensitive teeth. You may also notice pain or sensitivity when you brush or floss. Sensitive teeth can be caused by any number of things. A cavity may be… Read more »

How Can Watching Your Diet Help Your Teeth?

Certain foods and drinks contain sugars and carbohydrates that react with the bacteria in your mouth, to create harmful acids that penetrate your tooth enamel. Even foods that contain “healthy” sugars, such as honey, can still damage your teeth. To counteract the harmful effects of these acids on your mouth, limit your sugar intake. Ideally,… Read more »

Principles Concerning Tooth Brushing for Kids

If you are looking to enhance the oral health of your child, you should remember to teach them the benefits of brushing. In their early years, they will be too young to brush their own teeth or even understand what it is for. However, if you are persistent in brushing their teeth every day, it… Read more »

Dental Veneers to Fix Your Smile

Are you seeking a solution to fix your frontal teeth? Well, look no further! Here at Dr. ’s dental office, we provide the wonderful solution of dental veneers. We can fix a chipped, misshapen, stained, or discolored tooth to give you a brighter and more confident smile. Typically made of porcelain, dental veneers cover your… Read more »

What Should I do for a Toothache?

At some point, many of us have or will experience a toothache. Much of the time, a cavity is the reason for the pain. But toothaches can be caused by sensitive teeth, thin tooth enamel, or a cracked tooth. The cause may also be an abscess, which is an infection from decay, or disease. In… Read more »

Make the Most of Your Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Prevention

Because a young child cannot be expected to care for their own smile, it is up to the caregiver to keep their teeth fresh and strong. However, sugary drinks can easily hinder a child’s oral health care progress due to a disorder known as baby bottle tooth decay. Make the most of your baby bottle… Read more »

What Are Some Common Oral Health Care Tips for the Summer?

What are some common oral health care tips for the summer? As with all forms of health care, the routines and techniques you use to keep yourself healthy are often the most vital part of ensuring health care success will occur. Listed below are some amazing methods that can be used to improve your oral… Read more »