Additional Information About Caring for Your Toothbrush

Are you taking the time each day to care for your toothbrush properly? This should include making sure to store it correctly and make sure it is free of any potential contaminants that can ruin it. If your toothbrush should ever become contaminated, it can lead to several oral health risks if you continue to use it. Thus, you will... read more »

Taking Care of Your Dentures

Are you looking a good way to care for your dentures? They are a marvelous device that can give you a new lease on life when you have suffered from tooth loss. Dentures today can be made from synthetic materials like plastic, porcelain or even a combination of the two. Regardless of what they were made from, their lifespan could... read more »

Softball Behavior to Avoid

If you’re a softball player, you’re likely excited for the new season that is just beginning. Our dentist wishes you luck! One thing he encourages you to do while you’re swinging the bat, catching the ball and doing other softball-related things is to care for your smile. This is important because there are habits and behaviors involved with the sport... read more »

Is Your Smile Lacking Fluoride?

Tooth sensitivity can manifest as severe and persistent discomfort in teeth that are contacted by sweet, acidic, hot or cold products. The development of tooth sensitivity is typically the result of weakened tooth enamel affected by poor oral health or by frequently consuming acidic beverages. If you have sensitive teeth, we can offer professional fluoride treatments to improve the health... read more »

Dental Findings on Dental Crowns

  Protecting a smile has never been easier than it is now. Modern dentistry allows for the concoction of numerous tooth restorations that can drastically improve the look and the function of your oral health. If for any reason you have teeth that are struggling, consider a dental crown treatment to improve the situation. If you have ever suffered dental... read more »

A Tooth With a Bad Dental Filling Needs a Dentist’s Attention

At our office, our dentist, Dr. Mark DeVuyst, often uses a dental filling to repair a single surface cavity or other minor physical defects in a tooth’s outer enamel layer. Dental fillings essentially replace the compromised area with a compatible material, such as metallic amalgam, composite resin, dental grade porcelain, or an alloy of gold. After a tooth is treated... read more »

Year End Smile Upgrades: Dental Floss

How has your dental floss care been this year? Are you confident about using your current techniques and methods for flossing in the new year to ensure your smile remains safe from any dental dangers that can arise? If you require additional oral health care treatments, it may be due to a failure of your traditional daily cleaning routines. Typically,... read more »

Unique Insight on Chewing Gum

  What are the key contributors to optimum oral hygiene that reside in saliva? Saliva is a naturally occurring substance in your mouth, and it is important to always make sure you have it in abundance. One highly effective treatment for producing saliva is by chewing sugarless gum after meals. In addition, sugarless gum can also help to remove food... read more »

Holiday Drinks Can Hurt Your Smile

Alcoholic drinks are a common part of many holiday traditions. But before you drink, you should be aware of the many effects of alcohol on your teeth, gums, and overall health. Alcohol is a diuretic. It cues your body to release too much fluid; this can cause you to get dehydrated. This can lead to headaches, reduced brain function, and... read more »

Dental Tips for a Lifelong Smile

It’s important to avoid dental issues as much as possible in order to keep your smile strong and healthy for a lifetime. This can happen as long as you take proper care of your oral health every day. Our dentist and team offer three recommendations to help you care for your smile and maintain it for a lifetime. First, we... read more »