Is Your Smile Prepared to Take on Plaque and Tooth Decay?

When plaque begins to build up over time in your mouth, it can begin to convert substances such as sugars into harmful acids that can eat through tooth enamel. When the harmful acids eat fully through the tooth enamel, a hole forms, called a cavity. Fight cavities with these superb... Read more »

Common Causes Linked to Bad Breath

Bad breath, also referred to a halitosis, is a common oral health condition that is often characterized by foul odors that come from the mouth. Typically, these odors are caused by bacteria, but in some situations, they may simply be the result of foods you ate or drinks you consume.... Read more »

Do You Have Any Untreated Toothaches?

Do you have any untreated toothaches? A toothache is due to pain produced when nerves within your pulp, located in the roots of your teeth, are damaged. This can be caused by an infection, an oral accident or injury, bad oral hygiene, or tooth loss including extractions, and in some... Read more »

The Importance of Effective Brushing Techniques

Making a habit out of brushing your teeth is a wonderful thing. It’s the key to a healthy smile. When something becomes a habit, however, we often do it without much thought. This is why it’s a good idea to “brush up” on more effective techniques. If you are prone... Read more »

Simplify Your Oral Health Care by Getting Your Teeth Straightened

Your brushing and flossing habits may not be reaching their full potential due to malocclusions that make daily oral hygiene habits difficult. Malocclusions are bad bite issues often arising from misalignments in your teeth. Don’t let harmful bacteria hide away in hidden recesses in your mouth. Simplify your oral health... Read more »

Teeth Whitening Treatments Can Make Your New Year Grand

If you are looking to ring in the new year in style, a set of pearly whites can do the job. Oftentimes, brushing and flossing alone are not enough to get your teeth to your desired whitest shade of preference. If this is the case, teeth whitening treatment plans are... Read more »

A Loose Bridge Needs Immediate Treatment and Repair

Your dental bridge was installed into your mouth by your dentist, Dr. Vera Matshkalyan, using a very strong dental adhesive. While this creates a resilient connection between the bridge and the two anchoring abutments, there are still some things that can weaken the cement. This might be as traumatic as... Read more »

Composite is Preferred for Cavity Fillings

In modern dentistry, two types of dental filling are the most common choice for filling cavities. Silver amalgam and composite fillings have for the most part filled different roles in dentistry, but with recent advancements in the advantages of composite fillings, amalgam fillings are quickly becoming obsolete. Amalgam fillings leave... Read more »

Why You Should Consider Dental Sealants

Do you make a point of brushing your teeth for two minutes at a time, twice a day? Do you brush daily and visit your dentist at least once every six months? Do you ever wonder if there could be anything else you could do to protect your oral health?... Read more »

Things to Keep in Mind when Shopping For Toothpaste

The American Dental Association encourages you to brush and floss your teeth twice each day. Adding toothpaste to your toothbrush helps improve its effectiveness at removing food particles and plaque from the surfaces of your teeth. Many brands of toothpaste also come with special additives that can address other issues.... Read more »