The Answers to Dental Floss FAQs

Do you have questions about dental floss? If so, our dentist, Dr. , and dental team are happy to help you. It’s best to find the answers to your questions so you can have the top-notch flossing routine for a strong and healthy smile. To help you, we would be happy to give you the… Read more »

Tips on Helping Sore Gums

Do you have sore gums? If so, the swelling and bleeding might be a symptom of gingivitis and periodontitis. It’s very important to restore the health of your gums and mouth so you can have the top-notch oral health you deserve. To help you have top-notch gums, our dentist, Dr. , has some tips and… Read more »

How Often Should I See the Dentist?

Ideally, you should take time to visit your dentist every six months for your routine cleaning and exam. During those visits, your dentist will remove the plaque and tartar from your teeth that you did not get with your toothbrush, and check your mouth for cavities, tooth damage, oral cancer, and gum disease. Every person… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Endodontic Treatments?

Are you in need of a complex treatment to repair the damage that has been done to your teeth? In many situations, damage done to teeth may extend beyond damage to the tooth enamel and take place deep within a tooth known as the root. Within the root lies the pulp, which if damaged, must… Read more »

Can Your Oral Health Be Improved with Optimum Teenage Dentistry?

Did you know that your oral health care often hinges on the decision you make early in life? In fact, as a teen we get the last of our adult teeth. Unfortunately, some teeth may not grow in properly, or there might not be enough space. Furthermore, with your wisdom teeth growing in, teens are… Read more »

Electric Toothbrush Benefits

Oral hygiene is vital for your oral health. It’s important to properly clean your smile twice a day so you can maintain strong and healthy teeth and gums. Now, if you’re trying to decide if you’d like to clean your smile with a manual or electric toothbrush, then don’t worry too much about it. Both… Read more »

Diabetes And How It Can Affect Your Smile

You may be unaware of how diabetes can affect your smile. Studies show there is a link between blood sugar control and gum disease. In fact, nearly 30 million people living in the U.S. have diabetes. So, how does that affect your smile and what can you do about it? Bacteria love to live inside… Read more »

The Ultimate Oral Health Care Quiz

Are you doing all you can to take care of your smile? See just how top-notch your oral hygiene routine is by taking this short quiz: 1. Do you floss daily? 2. Do you eat healthy meals, avoiding acidic and sugary snacks and enjoying foods high in calcium, phosphorus, and other enamel-saving minerals? 3. Do… Read more »

Does Water Flossing Work?

Flossing is a daily essential to oral health because it removes food particles and plaque from between the teeth. When there is less dental waste in the crevices of your teeth, the chances of tooth decay and gum disease dramatically decrease. It has been clinically proven repeatedly that flossing is an important daily routine, but… Read more »

Certain Medical Conditions Can Cause Chronic Dry Mouth

Dry mouth problems can be more than uncomfortable. In fact, decreased saliva production can increase your chances of suffering cavities and gum disease. Dr. urges patients to identify the cause of their dry mouth problems as an important preventative measure against oral health maladies. A new prescription medication, frequent alcohol consumption, and tobacco use can… Read more »