plaque removal

What is Plaque?

Plaque is a sticky film that collects on teeth.  It is comprised of bacteria, the bacteria’s acidic by-products, food debris, and sloughed-off cells from the tissue lining the inside of the mouth.  Plaque can be colorless, white or slightly yellow in color.Read More

Grind Your Teeth

Bruxism Symptoms and Signs

Many people recognize that they have the bad habit of clenching or grinding their teeth during sleep.  This habit is called bruxism.  Bruxism encompasses any types of abnormal use of the jaw muscles during sleep, including side-to-side grinding,Read More

Need a Root Canal

Need a Root Canal

 Think you might need a root canal? It’s not the end of the world, nor is it as torturous as you might think! Even though a root canal is usually the need last resort for decayed teeth, when comparedRead More
Handle a Dental Emergency

How To Handle a Dental Emergency

All emergencies can be stressful, traumatic, and painful for anyone involved – no matter how old or young you are. As with any type of emergency situation, knowing how to handle a dental emergency before one occurs can help to ensure Read More

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Caring For Your Toothbrush

If you stop and think about it for just a couple of minutes, your toothbrush does a lot of helpful work for you, yet you may not think much about how you should care for it. If you also stop to think that you put your toothbrushRead More

Diet For Teeth Health

Your Diet and Your Teeth

If you want to lose weight or simply maintain a healthy weight, your doctor will tell you to watch what you eat. If you want to keep your teeth healthy and prevent cavities, your dentist will also tell you to watch what you eat. Read More

Mouthwash Necessary

Is Mouthwash Necessary?

If you have ever been overwhelmed on the dental aisle at your local drug store, you are not alone. While you may have your favorite toothpaste brand, you may be surprised by how many options there are in mouthwashRead More

Cavity Prevention

Cavity Prevention

The most important thing to understand about cavity prevention is that it starts at home. Regular flossing, brushing, and a consistently healthy diet is essential in warding off tooth decay. Cavities are created from bacteria Read More

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