The majority of Americans will require at least one dental filling to treat a cavity. This common procedure protects your tooth from any further damage from bacteria and acid. Whether you’ve just gotten a filling or you’ll get one soon, read our blog post for information that will help you understand how fillings work.
Over the last few decades, dental technology has evolved to become more comfortable and efficient than ever before. Check out our blog post where we shine a spotlight on a few of the key pieces of cutting-edge technology that help our team provide quality care to our patients.
Dental plaque is a soft, sticky substance that forms on your teeth and builds up over time. If it isn’t removed during regular brushing and flossing, it can cause cavities, irritate the gums, and form into tartar. Check out our blog post for a look at some of the causes for plaque buildup as well as some tips for avoiding it.
Acid is the enemy of healthy teeth. Much of our preventive care revolves around helping our patients limit the exposure of their pearly whites to acid, which in turn can limit enamel erosion. Read our blog post for steps you and your family can take to protect your teeth from acid erosion.
Just because baby teeth only last a few years doesn’t mean that they aren’t important. In fact, healthy baby teeth can help set your child up for strong and healthy permanent teeth. Read our blog post to learn about the importance of addressing cavities in baby teeth.
When it comes to maintaining your oral health, nothing is as important as preventive care. Nothing can substitute for brushing your teeth twice daily and flossing each day – not even chewing gum. Read our blog post for details!
If you have a smoking habit, chances are you’ve heard about the many negative impacts the habit can have on your health. While smoking’s impact on your teeth isn’t discussed as much, it can also have major repercussions on your oral health. Read our blog post where we talk about the effects of smoking on both the health of your teeth and the appearance of your smile, as well as share some strategies for mitigating the effects of smoking.
In this day and age, we are constantly thinking about what we put in our body’s, worrying about what preservatives and toxins we may be ingesting. It’s only natural to question something like toothpaste. Read our blog post for what you need to know about natural toothpastes.
When was the last time you stopped to think about your toothpaste? Never? The toothpaste we use today has evolved quite a bit from its first recorded use in 3000 BC, but one thing is for certain: humans throughout history have appreciated the importance of a clean mouth and healthy teeth! Read our blog post to learn about the history of toothpaste.
Your gum health plays a large role in your overall wellness. When not cared for properly, your gums can become plagued with gum disease, causing tooth loss and an array of health problems. Read our blog post to learn what services we offer for healthy gums, including Arestin.