Oral Health Quiz: Toothbrushing Techniques

Do you practice effective oral hygiene routines to keep your smile safe from any forms of dental damage that may arise? Are you constantly looking for ways to improve your toothbrush care to ensure that your smile can remain free of dental damage that can arise due to tooth decay or dental erosion? To help… Read more »

Oral Hazards: Piercings

Are you considering getting an oral piercing? Were you aware that this form of self-expression could also pose significant risks to your dental and overall health? Even though many people have these piercings, we believe that you should be informed of the risks involved before you decide to get them. Bacteria naturally resides in our… Read more »

Hitch a Ride on the Smile Parade With Brushing and Flossing

Are you taking care of your smile by implementing effective oral health care hygiene routines on a daily basis? Are you making sure to brush your teeth every single day? Do you make sure to floss your teeth every day as well? Ideally, you brush twice every day and floss every day as well. Always… Read more »

Halitosis Triggers

Having persistent bad breath can make the brightest day bleak. Unfortunately, bad breath has many causes, even if you are brushing and flossing regularly. If you are able to understand the reasons for bad breath, you can work to prevent them, which is why our dentists, Drs. Osa, Casanova and Brand with in , ,… Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Tooth Replacements

If you have ever lost any teeth, it is important to understand the risks associated with missing teeth. If left untreated, they can cause severe dental damage and continue to damage your other nearby healthy teeth. Not only can missing teeth destabilize gums and cause teeth to slip and slide around, but they can also… Read more »

Tobacco-Stained Teeth Often Need Professional Whitening

Smoking cigarettes, cigars, or chewing tobacco introduces tar and other chemicals to your mouth. This can have an adverse effect on your oral health while also causing significant dental stains to develop on the surfaces of your teeth. With continued tobacco use, you could be left with teeth that are an unsightly shade of yellow,… Read more »

Proper Care Can Help You Adjust to Your New Filling

When cavities go untreated, they will continue to get worse and eventually require root canal therapy when the center of your teeth become affected. Treating a cavity with a dental filling as soon as possible minimizes any tooth damage, and properly caring for the dental filling after treatment will help you adjust to its presence… Read more »

Dental Findings on Chewing Gum

  Improving your oral health often consists of adding new and interesting methods to your daily oral health care cleaning routines. Because saliva is so essential for the maintenance of your teeth and gums, additional cleaning routines including products such as mouthwash and chewing gum should be added to your health care repertoire to ensure… Read more »

Protecting Your Child’s Permanent Molars with Dental Sealants

As a parent all aspects of your child’s health and development are certainly important to you. This also includes maintaining the health of their mouth. Bringing your child to every six months for a routine dental checkup is essential for catching any developing oral health issues before they can worsen. This might also involve administering… Read more »

Alcohol Can Be Harmful to Mouth Health

The holiday season brings many get-togethers and parties, and with them typically come opportunities for drinking alcoholic beverages. Before you drink alcohol, you should be aware of its effects on your teeth, gums, and overall health. Alcohol is a diuretic, which means that it cues your body to release too much fluid, and you can… Read more »