Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

Do Your Teeth Feel Clean?

Keeping your teeth healthy is a matter of microbiology. You have to thoroughly remove the microscopic bacteria that build up on every surface of your teeth. Since you can’t see this threat, it can make it difficult to know how well you’re cleaning your teeth. You don’t want to rely on the sight of a… Read more »

Are You Giving Your Gums the Same Attention as Your Teeth?

Almost everyone is taught at an early age how to care for their teeth. You know that you should be brushing at least twice a day, using a soft toothbrush head, and flossing regularly too. However, are you giving your gums the same treatment? It can be easy to focus on the teeth when cleaning… Read more »

Preventive Dental Care Is Simple But Effective

Everyone wants a beautiful smile that they feel comfortable showing off. There are cosmetic dentistry procedures to help you liven the appearance of your teeth, but the best thing you can do for your smile is to choose preventive dental care. Brushing your teeth at home and getting regular checkups through your dentist are simple,… Read more »

Time for a Gum Health Checkup

It can be easy to overlook the health of your gums. Everyone focuses on the surfaces of their teeth, because they want to have a sparkling smile. However, your gums are just as important to your oral health as the state of your teeth. It’s a good idea to take a gum health checkup from… Read more »

Avoid Cavities and Oral Cancer with Preventive Care

In almost every case, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of treatment. Being aware of potential problems and working to counteract them is much more efficient than trying to treat a serious condition after the fact. This is especially true for oral health care. The good news for patients is that preventive oral… Read more »

Clean Your Gums Like You Clean Your Teeth

If you’re a diligent tooth brusher, it’s probably because you value your oral health. You want to keep your teeth clean to prevent cavities and other bacteria-related oral health conditions. That’s a great attitude to have! However, you should consider whether or not you’re giving your gums the same level of care. You need to… Read more »

Dental Lasers Can Do Almost Anything

If you’ve never heard it before, the phrase “dental lasers” probably catches your attention. Did you know that laser technology was being used by dentists across the country? Dental lasers may sound like a sci-fi instrument, but they actually serve an incredibly practical purpose. Dental lasers can be used to assist in so many different… Read more »

Want to Protect Your Smile? Visit the Dentist

This may sound a little oversimplified, but in essence, it’s the truth. If you want to preserve your teeth and keep your smile looking beautiful, the best thing you can do is regularly visit your dentist. Your dentist provides you with thorough cleanings and examinations that reduce your risk for common oral health problems. When… Read more »

What Is Periodontal Health and How Does it Affect Me?

When you read the phrase “periodontal health,” what comes to mind? If you’re not sure what this phrase refers to, you’re not alone. Periodontal health refers to the health of your gums (and your jaw). While keeping your teeth clean and healthy is vital to overall oral health, your gums are a big part of… Read more »

Are You Being Treated with Modern Dental Technology?

Technology is a pervasive part of everyone’s life. It changes quickly, most often to improve the experience for those that use it. We think about this all the time with computers and cellphones, but technology is adapting in every industry, including the dental industry. Are you being treated with modern dental technology? If the tools… Read more »