Category: Preventive Dentistry

Most Oral Health Problems Are Preventable

When you have problems with your teeth or gums, it can be scary as a patient. You may experience chronic pain, and you might be unsure of what to expect during treatment. In order to avoid the uncertainty and angst that comes with oral health problems, you need to take proper care of your teeth… Read more »

Don’t Wait for the Signs of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a progressive condition that can cause the structural erosion of your teeth. It’s the most common oral health problem that people face. Often characterized by cavities, tooth decay involves the buildup of harmful bacteria that eat away at the surface of your tooth. If you don’t treat the condition in time, the… Read more »

Learn More About Ultrasonic Scaling

If your teeth have led a relatively healthy life, you may be unfamiliar with ultrasonic scaling. However, if your dentist has recommended this treatment method, you may want to learn more about the process. Simply put, “scaling” is a procedure during which your dentist carefully accesses the roots of your teeth to clean away bacteria… Read more »

Electric Toothbrushes: 3 Things To Consider

A very exciting topic that patients frequently ask us about is what to think of an electric toothbrush. Good idea or bad idea? Beneficial for one’s oral health or just another gadget that doesn’t really offer much? In short, the general response we offer is that they can provide many advantages for the user, that… Read more »

Flossing: 3 Things That Shouldn’t Happen

There’s one main thing that should happen when you floss your teeth during dental hygiene: You should comfortably make your way throughout your smile, slipping floss between teeth, while successfully removing plaque and food. However, that doesn’t mean you won’t occasionally hit a few bumps in the road that can make your experience sort of… Read more »

Your Smile: Put Your Phone To Good Use!

When you’ve got a million things happening in your life every single day, keeping track of your dental care can feel like just one more chore. Good news: You can make everything much easier by remembering to make good use of that accessory you seem to have on hand at every second. It’s your phone!… Read more »

Brushing Your Tongue: 3 Essential Details!

Do you brush your tongue as one portion of the daily dental hygiene that you practice? Or, is the fact that you might need to brush news to you? For starters, we can say for certain that you should brush your tongue! It’s not just a rumor. In regard to why you should do it… Read more »

Toothpaste Questions You Want Answered!

If you’ve got toothpaste questions, we’ve got answers that will assist you with your dental hygiene. When you aren’t sure about which type of paste you should be using, how much, and other questions that might seem simple, you’re actually missing essential knowledge that can make or break your brushing session! Let’s make sure you’ve… Read more »

Flossing FAQs: Don’t Overlook The Essential Details

When you tear off a strand of floss and you clean between your teeth (and just beneath your gumline), you’re providing your smile with an exceptionally significant service. In addition to brushing, this act ensures your teeth and gums remain very clean and, as a result, very healthy. However, just because you floss sometimes doesn’t… Read more »

Checkups And Cleanings: Intro Q&A

You know that protecting your smile means getting serious about preventive care. Of course, the professional aspect of this area of your smile care includes coming in for checkups and dental cleanings! While you may feel completely ready to commit to these treatments, you might notice you don’t have a lot of information on the… Read more »