If you’ve ever had any issues with your oral health that affected your gums, or other supporting structures in your teeth, then you’ve likely undergone some form of periodontic treatment. If not, then that means you’re doing well with your oral health. However, it’s important to know about periodontics. Knowing more about this branch of… Read more »

Dental Detective: What Exactly is in Toothpaste?

There are many toothpaste brands and types on the market today, some of which make claims to reduce sensitivity, remove tartar, decrease gum inflammation, and whiten teeth. But, what exactly is in toothpaste that makes it clean our teeth? –Abrasives are used to scrub off stains. For this you need a substance with a slight… Read more »

What to Know About Dentures

When you need teeth replaced, you’re likely going to start doing some homework to see what your options are. Everyone here at in , , highly recommends that all patients do their own homework. The more you know about your options, the better choice you’ll be able to make. One of the more popular options… Read more »

Gum Disease May Require Scaling and Root Planing

Have you heard of scaling and root planing as a process to prevent gum disease? During the course of a routine dental visit, you can expect a teeth cleaning that cleans plaque from your gum line. This is done to help prevent gum disease, which is a gum inflammation that develops when tartar and bacterial… Read more »

Healthy Teeth Need Healthy Food

Did you know, healthy teeth need healthy foods? Having a healthy diet can improve the health of your teeth. Many people know and understand healthy foods are great for the body but have yet to realize that some foods can improve your oral health, too. Our dentist, Dr. in , , cares about your oral… Read more »

Polish Your Smile with Oral Health Care for Older Individuals

Building your best smile is always a wonderful idea. Every little thing you do to help enhance your oral health can have a significant impact in your later years. However, your teeth will actually wear down and decay over time, which is why it is important to make sure you are using effective nonabrasive products… Read more »

A Deep Clean Can Revive Your Gums From Gum Disease

We strive to provide gum disease treatment based on your unique needs and comfort. If gum disease has affected your smile to the point of gum recession, you may benefit from a deep cleaning procedure called scaling and root planing that is designed to restore the health of the gums by removing the bacteria along… Read more »

A Bad Filling Needs to Be Diagnosed and Treated by a Dentist

Small cavities, chipped tooth enamel, and minor cases of dental attrition can often be treated with a simple dental filling. This mode of treatment will essentially replace the compromised area of tooth enamel restoring the tooths health. Once the dental filling has been married to the surrounding tooth enamel it will effectively restore the normal… Read more »

Don’t Be Tempted to Neglect Your Dental Health While You Are Sick

Oddly enough, when someone is sick with a cold or a flu bug and are tempted to skip their daily oral care routine, you might want to think twice. You can actually feel better when you have a clean mouth. Particularly when you have a bug that keeps you down for a week or two… Read more »

Untreated Cavities That Cause the Loss of Multiple Teeth Might Be Replaced with a Removable Partial Denture

If you struggle with severe dental anxiety or dental phobia, you might have given in to the temptation to skip your routine dental checkups. This can prove to be a serious error in judgment with long-lasting consequences. Without professional cleaning, examination, and possible preventive care from a dentist like Dr. Thomas Ouellette you could be… Read more »