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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General Dentistry
... Your dentist or dental hygienist will then clean your teeth and stress the importance of you maintaining good oral hygiene at home between visits...

Dental Implants
...Although implant teeth will never decay, the gum tissues around them can become inflamed or infected in the absence of good oral hygiene...

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...

Are Dental Implants Right For You?
...With proper care that includes good oral hygiene and regular dental checkups, your dental implants can last indefinitely...

Practice Proactive Prevention to Enhance Your Child's Dental Development
...You receive regular feedback on how well your child's teeth and gums are developing, and the effectiveness of their oral hygiene...

5 Things you can do to Improve Your Child's Future Dental Health
... Begin oral hygiene habits early...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

Regular Flossing not Your Thing? Try an Oral Irrigator
One of the keys to a healthy mouth is daily oral hygiene...

Lasers Poised to Transform Current Treatment for Gum Disease
... Gum disease is a bacterial infection triggered by plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles caused by inadequate oral hygiene...

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...

3 Areas to Watch to Avoid Excessive Tooth Wear
...But the good news is they’re largely preventable through proper oral hygiene practices to remove bacterial plaque, the main trigger for these diseases...

How to Reduce Tooth White Spots While Wearing Braces
...If you would like more information on oral hygiene while wearing braces, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Stop Gum Disease Before it Gets Started with Daily Oral Hygiene
...But there’s a better way: preventing gum disease before it begins through daily oral hygiene...

It's National Gum Care Month - Take Care of Your Gums
...Here are some tips for taking care of your gums:Keep up a good oral hygiene routineGum disease begins with plaque buildup, so attack the plaque in your mouth with good dental hygiene...

A New Resolution - Floss!
...Here’s one simple resolution that can help keep your smile bright and healthy through the New Year and beyond: Floss every day!Your oral hygiene routine at home is your first line of defense against tooth decay and gum disease...

Take Extra Dental Care Precautions While Undergoing Orthodontic Therapy
... If you would like more information on effective oral hygiene while undergoing orthodontic treatment, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Beat Dental Plaque While Wearing Braces with These Tools and Tips
...The principal goal of oral hygiene is to remove dental plaque, a thin film of accumulated bacteria and food particles that can cause tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If your bad breath persists even after good oral hygiene, there are special products your dentist may prescribe, including Zytex, which is a combination of zinc chloride, thymol and eucalyptus oil that neutralizes the sulfur compounds and kills the bacteria that causes them...

Canker/Cold Sores
...A healthy diet and good oral hygiene are usually the best remedy, but some special rinses and anesthetics can help...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Diabetes
... As with any condition, good oral hygiene, including regular brushing, flossing and rinsing, as well as the proper diabetic diet, will go a long way in preventing needless problems...

Dry Mouth
...Of course, there is no substitute for regular checkups and good oral hygiene...

Oral Cancer
...Maintaining good oral hygiene, and regular dental checkups, are highly recommended...

What is Tooth Decay?
... Simple Preventative Measures The two best defenses against tooth decay and gum disease are a healthy, well-balanced diet and good oral hygiene, including daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Seniors and Oral Health
... In fact, there's usually no reason for you NOT to keep your teeth your entire life, providing you maintain a healthy balanced diet and practice good oral hygiene...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Daily oral hygiene such as brushing, flossing and rinsing are a necessity...

Flap Surgery
... A pocket reduction procedure is recommended if daily at-home oral hygiene and a professional care routine cannot effectively reach these deep pockets...

Implants
...In all cases, dental implants require strict oral hygiene...

The Preventive Program
...At the initial visit oral hygiene instructions are reviewed and are reinforced at subsequent recall visits...

Medication and Heart Disease
...That’s why it’s critical to practice good oral hygiene to keep infections at bay—this includes a daily regimen of brushing, flossing and rinsing...

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