It Can Take Several Years for Permanent Teeth to Fully Replace Primary Teeth

By the end of their second year, your son or daughter should have all 20 of their primary teeth. This will give them the basic ability to bite and chew most common foods. The end of this teething phase can also be a nice relief for you the parent. Of course, this is not the… Read more »

Old and Large Dental Fillings Are More Likely to Be Distressed

There are different types and materials used for dental fillings. Most are intended to treat or repair a tooth’s enamel layer that has been affected by a small cavity, minor dental fracture, or a modest amount of dental attrition. Unfortunately, dental fillings can also have a finite lifespan. As time goes on it’s possible for… Read more »

Gum Disease: Signs to Watch For

Do you know how to spot the symptoms of periodontal disease, which is also called gum disease? Periodontal disease is a common oral infection that affects the gum tissues, typically around the teeth. If left untreated, it can develop into its advanced stages, and eventually lead to tooth loss. One of the first signs of… Read more »

A Tooth with a Missing Dental Filling Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Minor defects in a tooth’s enamel layer from dental caries, dental attrition, or a minor dental fracture can sometimes be repaired by a dental filling. As the years pass the bond between the dental filling material and the tooth enamel can gradually start to break down. This process might also be accelerated by any inconsistencies… Read more »

Brush Up on Brushing

Is it time to review your brushing style to make sure you are giving your teeth and gums the best care that they can get? Here are some things to remember as you double-check. First, make sure you are brushing your teeth twice a day, every day. This should take about 2 minutes each time…. Read more »

How Can I Limit the Use of Sugar When I Bake?

Typically, baking includes the use of high amounts of sugar. This is usual for a cake, cupcake, pie, and pastry recipe. Although this definitely makes the dessert delicious, it also makes the dessert dangerous for your smile. Unfortunately, sugar can promote cavities. So, if possible, try to limit the use of sugar when you bake…. Read more »

The Best Smiles are Possible with Teeth Whitening Systems

The best of smiles is the whitest of smiles. With a tooth whitening system, your smile can truly shine and stand out above all others. Not only will your peers notice it, but it will make your feel better and improve your self-esteem as you find yourself have a more encouraging self-image. The most important… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Improve the Appearance of Your Teeth

Cosmetic imperfections like dental stains and discolored tooth enamel can certainly leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. These feelings can be compounded if the teeth in your smile also suffer from minor physical imperfections such as obvious fillings, visible cavities, or chipped tooth enamel. To improve the appearance of a smile suffering from… Read more »

Evading Dental Erosion

Dental erosion simply means is that the hard tissue that covers your teeth is wearing away. That may sound simple, but it is irreversible, and can lead to severe damage to your teeth.  So, it is serious. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it is preventable. There are several causes of dental… Read more »

Keep Bad Oral Health at Bay

If you want to improve your smile, it is vital to start as soon as possible. If you wish to keep your smile shining, remember these tips to keep bad oral health care treatments at bay: – Have you followed instructions that your dentist has given you for better oral hygiene? – Are you dodging… Read more »