Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

Vulnerable Teeth Need Extra Help

Taking care of your teeth is one of the best decisions you can make, both financially, and when it comes to your overall well being. When your teeth suffer from bacterial decay, they may need costly restorative treatment to recover. Untreated teeth can also allow bacteria to spread throughout other oral tissues, and eventually contribute… Read more »

Protect Your Molars with Dental Sealants

Bacteria are an especially dangerous foe for your teeth because you can’t see them. However, you know that if you don’t brush and floss your teeth, bacteria will form plaque over time. This plaque biofilm produces acid on the surfaces of your teeth that slowly wears down your enamel and forms a cavity. Your molar… Read more »

What Makes A Cleaning So Important?

When was the last time you made an appointment to have your teeth cleaned? Often, patients assume that with proper homecare, seeing the dentist for a preventive visit isn’t a necessity. However, this could not be further from the truth. A dental cleaning is very important and crucial for maintaining a healthy and beautiful smile.

Common Questions About Routine Dental Checkups

Most people are aware that they should attend regular dental checkups and cleanings at their dentists’ offices in order to keep their smiles healthy. However, many people don’t fully realize the importance of these visits, or how not making them a priority could lead to heightened risks of serious oral health issues (including cancer). As… Read more »

Suffering from Tooth Sensitivity? Here’s What Could Help

Is your morning cup of coffee now accompanied by pretty severe dental discomfort? Does sharing an ice cream cone with your kid suddenly seem a lot less exciting, because of moderate to severe tooth sensitivity? While minor sensitivity is not uncommon, particularly when trying to enjoy hot or cold items, heightened or severe sensitivity could… Read more »

Strengthening Your Teeth With Fluoride

Your mouth is a delicate ecosystem. Living in this ecosystem is bacteria. When this bacteria feeds on leftover food particles, it becomes acid. This harmful acid causes erodes your teeth causing cavities. Brushing and flossing every day, as well as drinking plenty of water, can keep your mouth clean of debris for bacteria to feast… Read more »