Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Tooth-Colored Fillings Are the Restoration of Choice for Ballroom Dance Star Cheryl Burke
...In the Dear Doctor interview, Cheryl revealed that her teeth suffered from ineffective oral hygiene when she was younger...

Warning Signs of Gum Disease
... Gum tissues usually bleed because of dental plaque buildup from poor oral hygiene practices...

Protect Your Veneers With a Few Common Sense Precautions
... Practice daily oral hygiene...

Keep an Eye on These Four Things to Prevent Abnormal Tooth Wear
...Preventing and treating gum disease (the leading cause of receding gums) and proper oral hygiene will lower your risks of receding gums and protect tooth enamel...

Don't Ignore Bleeding Gums - A Sign of Trouble Ahead
...Bring your toothbrush and floss with you to our office and ask us to demonstrate proper oral hygiene techniques...

Eating Disorders May Contribute to Damaged Teeth and Gums
...While elevated acid levels are usually related to inadequate oral hygiene or over-consumption of acidic foods and beverages, the practice of self-induced vomiting after food binging by bulimic patients may also cause it...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...” Seems like this savvy mom is on to something! Just because good oral hygiene is a must for your child’s health and dental development, that doesn’t mean it has to feel like a chore...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...taken-by=beyonce We’re happy that this clip highlights the importance of helping kids get an early start on good oral hygiene...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Some Blood Pressure Medications May Affect Your Oral Health
...You should also maintain a recommended daily regimen of oral hygiene (brushing and flossing)...

Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away
...But if you do have a tooth that can’t be saved, we promise we won’t remove it with an ice skate! The best way to prevent an abscess from forming in the first place is to practice conscientious oral hygiene...

Developing a Dental Care Strategy Could Save Long-Term Costs
... Practice thorough, daily oral hygiene...

A "Silent" Disease Gets Recognition
...Prevention is chiefly a matter of maintaining good oral hygiene...

Some Birth Control Drugs Could Increase Risk of Gum Disease
... Gum disease is a bacterial infection caused by plaque, food debris that builds up on tooth and gum surfaces due to poor oral hygiene...

That Small Mouth Sore is Likely Nothing - but Still Have it Checked
...Just keep up with the basics — good oral hygiene and regular checkups — to ensure you have the most optimum oral health possible...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
... Finally, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is a great way to avoid bad breath...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples of… wait for it… excellent oral hygiene...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

New Season, New Toothbrush
... For healthy teeth and gums, make sure your primary oral hygiene tool is in tip-top shape...

FAQ: Dental Care During Pregnancy
... A: It’s not uncommon, but it does indicate that you need to pay careful attention to your oral hygiene at this time...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Limit Sugar in Your Diet for Better Oral and General Health
Even after decades emphasizing oral hygiene and supplemental fluoride to fight dental disease, we’re now seeing an increase in tooth decay, especially among children...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Sleeping in Dentures: Don't Do It!
...So promote good health by taking your dentures out at night, and sticking to a good daily oral hygiene routine: Remove and rinse your dentures after every meal...

Stay Ahead of Plaque Buildup with Effective Brushing and Flossing
...That’s because we know the primary cause for both of them—dental plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles that can build up on tooth surfaces usually as a result of poor oral hygiene...

Practice Daily Oral Hygiene to Prevent Calcified Plaque Formation
...Because of this direct link between plaque and/or calculus and dental disease, we encourage everyone to perform two important oral hygiene tasks every day...

4 Ways to Check on Your Brushing and Flossing Effectiveness
...Consider it your "final exam" for oral hygiene!Be sure to also ask your dental provider for tips and training in better brushing and flossing...

Legal or Not, Marijuana Poses a Health Risk to Your Gums
...Poor oral hygiene is the biggest factor for an increased risk of gum disease; thinner gum tissue (an inherited condition or related to poor tooth position) is another factor, as well as lifestyle habits like tobacco use or excessive alcohol consumption...

Take These Steps to Prevent Early Decay in Your Baby's First Teeth
...You should, for example, begin oral hygiene even before teeth come in by wiping their gums with a clean, damp cloth after feeding...

Smoking Could Shorten Your Implants' Longevity
...Stopping smoking and practicing effective oral hygiene could make a big difference in the success or failure of your implant...

Test You're Brushing and Flossing Success with a Plaque Disclosing Agent
...If you would like more information on improving your oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

See Your Dentist if You Have one of these Top 3 Oral Problems
...You can improve your dental health through daily oral hygiene and regular dental treatment...

Improving Hygiene Skills Maximizes Removal of Disease-Causing Plaque
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health...

3 Ways Your Dental Hygienist Improves Your Oral Health
... Helping you improve your oral hygiene...

The Howie Mandel Effect: Avoid Dental Disease Through Daily Brushing and Flossing
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health” and “10 Tips for Daily Oral Care at Home...

Improve Your Brushing and Flossing Techniques for a Healthier Mouth
...Daily oral hygiene—good, old-fashioned brushing and flossing, just like your mom made you do...

Something Between Your Teeth? Don't Use Anything Else but Dental Floss
...If you would like more information on best oral hygiene practices, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

What's That on Your Teeth, Nick Jonas? How to Avoid a Similar Smile Oops
...If you would like more information on tips for better oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule a consultation...

That Odd 'Lacy' Mouth Sore is No Cause for Alarm
...You can also minimize a future outbreak by practicing effective daily oral hygiene to reduce the bacterial populations that may contribute to the condition...

Keep These Top Factors in Mind When Buying Your Next Toothbrush
...It's also just as applicable to oral hygiene...