The Seriousness of Periodontal (Gum) Disease

Gum disease is more common than most people realize. Studies by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that nearly 50% of people over 30 have mild to severe periodontitis--which is the medical term for gum disease. Periodontal disease ranges in severity from gingivitis (bleeding, inflamed gums) to... Read more »

A Positive Oral Health Care Outlook with Halitosis Treatments & Prevention

  As with all oral health ailments, it is important to establish effective treatments for any issues that may arise, and prevention plans to prevent any further damage. A common oral health condition that often doesn't get the attention it should is bad breath. Although we commonly mask bad breath... Read more »

What Do You Know About Mouthwash?

Think you’re a mouthwash genius, huh? Let’s put your understanding to the test. Here are four questions that will support you as you learn more about the power of mouthwash or as you prove that you’re already an expert: 1. This is the right amount of mouthwash to use. a.... Read more »

Is Your Oral Health Checklist for Halloween Ready?

In order to keep your smile as healthy as possible, be wary this Halloween of dental abrasion. Abrasion refers to the process when your teeth slowly wear down due to processes on a microscopic level, including from cleaning products you may be using. Here are some helpful tips to remember:... Read more »

Dental Crowns: The Installation Process

Some people think that installing an oral crown is as simple as situating a crown on top of a head or a lid onto a bottle of toothpaste, but it’s actually a little more complicated than that. There are a few steps involved with fitting oral crowns onto chompers, and... Read more »

Long Term Periodontal Health Problems Can Lead to the Loss of Multiple Teeth

Daily inconsistencies in your oral hygiene routine can allow hardened tartar to build up on your teeth near the gumline. As it continues to occur the constant bacterial presence near your gums can promote gum disease complications. This is even more likely to happen if you have a bad habit... Read more »

The Things to Keep in Your First-Aid Kit to Prepare You for a Dental Emergency

Sometimes dental emergencies happen. Unfortunately, these times can be stressful, overwhelming, and even scary. However, you can help improve the situation and make it a tad bit easier by stocking your first-aid kit now with dental supplies. To help you do so, our dentists, Dr. John Poulos and Dr. Jaime... Read more »

Teeth Whitening Treatment Options

Even though it is important to brush and floss your teeth daily, most teeth cleaning habits are built to improve your oral health and lower your risk for tooth decay and gum disease. If you are ever looking for a better way to enhance the color and shine of your... Read more »

Enhance Your Smile with CEREC® Treatments

Are you interested in a CEREC® dental crown or dental fillings to improve your oral health and restore your smile this summer? With CEREC technology, your smile can look better than it has in years. If you are considering enhancing your smile with CEREC treatments, consider the following: - CEREC... Read more »

Enhance Your Smile with Dental Bonding

Although a tooth may be broken or damaged, it may be possible to repair the damage without completely covering the tooth or having to extract it completely. In some cases, dental bonding can be used to completely reverse the fate of a broken smile. If you are considering enhancing your... Read more »