How To Keep Your Oral Health Tip Top This Summer

Many of us are eagerly awaiting the summer to enjoy lazy days, vacations with family, and enjoying the outdoors. Last summer, many events were cancelled due to the pandemic and plans have been rescheduled to enjoy in the coming weeks and months. One of the best parts of summer is the feeling of freedom and not following a schedule. Bedtimes are forgotten and extra treats are enjoyed. With all this fun, even in the summer, it is important to remember to stay diligent with your oral hygiene. Continue reading to learn important tips to maintaining proper oral health during the summer.

The Surprising Benefits of Chewing Gum

Are you a fan of chewing gum but always avoided it because you thought it was bad for your teeth? No need to avoid any longer. Chewing gum can actually help prevent cavities and tooth decay. Sadly, sugar-filled Hubba Bubba or Big League Chew have to sit on the sidelines, but you can certainly enjoy your favorite sugar-free gum, which provides many benefits to your dental health.

Do You Want A Brighter Smile?

Do you feel that your smile is lacking some sparkle? Just like your face, your teeth have pores that can absorb the color of anything you put into your mouth. Wine, coffee, dark berries, and smoking are catalysts for staining teeth. Over time, the natural color of your teeth wears away and becomes darker due to these stains, making it virtually impossible to remove on your own. With the holidays quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to remove those unwanted dark stains and bring the white sparkle back to your grin. Continue reading to find out how easy it is to achieve the white smile you long for.

Why Would I Need a Deep Cleaning?

A dental deep cleaning, sometimes referred to as gum therapy, is a treatment that cleans between the gums and the teeth, down to the roots. This type of cleaning involves the removal of bacteria, tartar, and other harmful debris in the teeth and gums. This process can also be referred to as root planing or periodontal scaling and may require several visits in order to complete the treatment. It is more extensive than a standard cleaning and is designed to treat gum disease and stop it from becoming worse.

The Benefits Of Composite Fillings

No matter how well they take care of their teeth, many of our patients still wind up with a cavity. Dental fillings are one of the most common dental conditions we treat here in our office. Rather than the traditional silver fillings, however, we also offer an alternative that doesn’t draw attention to the fact that you’ve had dental work done. Read on to find out more.