Do you know what a dental sealant is and how it can help protect your teeth? If you ever wanted to drastically lower your risk of tooth decay, consider the use of dental sealants. A dental sealant is a thin coating that is painted and apply directly to the chewing surfaces of vulnerable teeth such as your molars. When a dental sealant is in place, it can provide up to 10 years of protection before a replacement may be needed.
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May 24, 2018
April 30, 2018
One of the toughest animals in the sea is the Killer Whale or orca. The orca has no natural predators, is an excellent hunter, and is pretty much king or queen of its domain.
April 23, 2018
Have you ever wanted to drastically improve the look of your natural teeth? Through the use of teeth whitening treatment systems, you can improve the color of your smile by eliminating stains and discolorations and whitening your smile. However, there are several products on the market that you should be aware of and can identify which ones can be effective and which ones may not.
March 27, 2018
The foundational steps of oral care–brushing and flossing on a daily basis and visiting the dentist for routine dental checkups–are important to help you achieve stable dental health. However, there may be additional steps required to help you improve your oral health and keep oral issues at bay, and our team is happy to recommend some tips, including toothbrush care. Today we encourage patients to beware of sharing toothbrush, as these can spread harmful bacteria and illnesses between users.
March 7, 2018
Remembering to brush your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste is an important first step in preventing problems with cavities and gum disease. At the same time good oral hygiene practices also require you to floss between each of your teeth and along the gumline once per day.
February 27, 2018
Dental emergencies can be frightening, and can have a serious impact on your oral health. This is why our dentist, Dr. John Kivus , strongly encourages our patients to avoiding and prevent dental emergencies. Unfortunately, you can’t completely prevent dental emergencies because accidents do happen, but you can reduce your chances of having them, and take steps to lessen their impact. Our dentist has the tips you need.
February 22, 2018
With new dentures also come many adjustments in your life, especially your diet. Eating with dentures may feel strange for a short time since dentures aren’t as sturdy as your natural teeth. You can become a pro in no time if you take some practice and know how to adjust your diet. Our dentists and team can guide you through how to eat with dentures and what may need to change in your diet.
January 20, 2018
The risk of dental damage is ever-present due to oral emergencies. Oral emergencies can occur at any time and cause severe all accidents and injuries to your teeth. However, even though they’re not always preventable, there are numerous things you can do immediately after receiving a normal emergency that can help ensure optimum recovery time. (more…)
January 6, 2018
Are you flossing every single day? In addition, are you flossing effectively? In order to maximize the effects that dental floss can have, it is important to understand the differences between the products, and which ones work best for you. In addition, proper technique is essential to ensure your teeth receive the necessary cleanings.
December 28, 2017
If you have missing teeth, and are looking for a fixed solution, then dental implants may be the perfect solution for you! Missing teeth are never a fun thing to deal with, but with implants, we can restore your smile and confidence.