Good Oral Hygiene Habits Are Important When You Have Braces

Your new set of braces installed at Dr. ’s orthodontic clinic, represent a serious investment in correcting the alignment of your teeth. This is done by applying tension to your braces and teeth through the course of multiple adjustment sessions. Maintaining your braces and good oral hygiene is important to the realignment process. If your… Read more »

Dental Fluorosis: How to Prevent it

If you have children, you probably understand that there are different kinds of toothpastes available for them? You may also understand that most adult toothpastes have fluoride in them, but had you heard that training toothpastes don’t have fluoride in them? Toothpaste with fluoride should not be ingested, so you shouldn’t give your kids toothpaste… Read more »

The Facts About Pregnancy and Your Teeth

Would you be surprised to hear that there are a number of thing you should do when you’re pregnant if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy and strong? Naturally, you should still brush and floss your teeth for two minutes at a time and you should floss daily. Similarly, did you know that you… Read more »

Double-Check Your Dental Hygiene Habits This Year

While brushing your teeth, be sure to move the brush in small circle motions in order to remove food particles from the gum line. To clean the surface areas of the teeth, angle the brush and be sure to take the time to clean the between the teeth as well as the front, back, and… Read more »

Why You Should Floss

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about keeping your teeth clean? If you thought about brushing or flossing your pearly whites, you’re not alone. However, would you be surprised to hear that not flossing could actually have a negative impact on the health of your teeth and on your overall… Read more »

All About the Pain that Lives in Your Jaws

Jaw pain is a serious dental issue, especially because it can result from the TMJ disorder, teeth grinding habits, sinus problems, infection, toothaches, arthritis, injury, periodontal disease, and jaw problems. This is why it’s important to call and schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. , if you experience any symptoms of jaw pain in… Read more »

Gum Health Matters

If you’ve ever wondered why so many dental professionals worry about the health of your gums, then you’re not alone. Many people don’t grasp the fact that your gum health actually matters, and plays a huge role in the quality of your oral health. With that in mind, let’s take a deeper look at that… Read more »

The Advantages of Composite Dental Fillings

Over the history of dental care, there have been many different ways dentists have repaired cavities. As we’ve advanced in our dental technology, resin composite fillings began to take the place of amalgam fillings as the cavity filling of choice. There are many advantages to composite fillings over amalgam. The first and most obvious advantage… Read more »

Halitosis Causes and Treatments

The holiday season is approaching. This means fun parties, visits from friends and family, and possibly meeting someone new this season. If you are suffering from halitosis, also known as bad breath, then this could be a cause of anxiety. That is why our team here at in , , is happy to offer you… Read more »

The Difference Between Abscesses and Tooth Infections

You may have heard of a tooth abscess, and you probably know that your teeth can become infected, but do you know what the similarities and differences of the two are? In reality, the two share a number of similarities, but they also have a number of significant differences. Similarly, there are a few things… Read more »