Month: June 2016

Smokeless Tobacco and Your Oral Health

In today’s world of instant and widespread information, the dangers of smoking and other tobacco use are well-known, albeit not always heeded. Because of the dangerous chemicals that tobacco contains and its highly addictive properties, tobacco use is one the most significant risk factors to many people’s oral and overall health. However, just because you… Read more »

When Do You Need A Filling?

When a tooth becomes damaged or develops a cavity, restoration is needed. Otherwise, complications can develop, such as a dental infection or in extreme cases, tooth loss. In many cases we can use a lifelike dental restoration to repair a tooth. When do you need a filling? What are the warning signs of a cavity?

Can You Prevent Gum Disease?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, half of adults over the age of 30 suffer from some stage of periodontal disease. Can you prevent gum disease? Even though the issue is very widespread you can take steps to reduce the risk of gum inflammation (gingivitis) and gum disease.

Keep Little Smiles Healthy Over Summer

The school, has come to an end, which means summer break is here. While your children are hanging around the house or with friends, they may also be consuming a lot more snacks, which can increase the risk of tooth decay. Fortunately, there are ways for you to encourage good oral health over the summer… Read more »