Jumpstart Your Spring With Gingivitis Prevention

Have you ever heard of gingivitis and are you aware of what it is? Gingivitis is an early stage of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. Typically, gingivitis arises due to poor oral health care. However, if gingivitis goes untreated, it can advance into deeper stages of gum disease,... Read more »

A Dental Exam Can Help Track Your Child’s Oral Development

As a parent providing your child with the good start in life may be of the utmost importance. This can include a variety of topics including psychological health, growth and oral development. The early stages of the teething process can be stressful for children and parents. Maintaining healthy teeth and... Read more »

Oral Health Care Plans: Dental Bridges

If you are looking to enhance your smile, there is often no better way than to replace any missing teeth you may have. Not only can replacing missing teeth improve the look of your smile, but it can also help reverse serious impairments and issues that often arise when there... Read more »

Daily Flossing Is a Critical for Preventing Gum Disease

The American Dental Association notes that consistently brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as remembering to thoroughly floss once per day improves your chances of maintaining good oral health. Bacterial deposits that remain in your mouth can gradually harden into tartar near at your gumline. This can... Read more »

Build Your Best Smile with Dental Sealants

Rather than waiting until dental damage has already affected your oral health, consider having preventive treatment planning in place to help avoid oral health risks that can arise. One of the most common oral health risks to your teeth is tooth decay. However, with a dental sealant treatment in place,... Read more »

Your Toothbrush

Heirlooms are important. They are links to our past that we hand down to the next generation of family members. They are to be treasured and admired for years. Your toothbrush is not an heirloom. You should hang on to a toothbrush for no longer than three months before you... Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Dental Appointment

If you have a dental appointment coming up, then our dentist, Dr. Mark B. Martin, is happy to help you prepare for it. The more prepared you are, the better. In fact, you might even have a better dental experience! So, to be prepared for your appointment, he recommends doing... Read more »

How to Effectively Rinse With Mouthwash

Does your mouthwash sit on your bathroom counter, waiting for you to use it? If so, our dentist, Dr. Mark B. Martin, has a tip for you: Use your mouthwash! Mouthwash is a beneficial oral hygiene tool that can help you have a top-notch oral health and smile. To help... Read more »

Follow These Tips For a Healthier Smile

A clean smile should be at the forefront of avoiding oral health issues. An unclean mouth is a prime environment for harmful acids and bacteria that cause your teeth and gums to suffer. These issues can affect your body beyond your dental health. To improve and maintain your dental health,... Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy is extremely important if you are looking to save broken or damaged teeth that may have suffered an infection to the pulp. Your pulp is the life force of the tooth and contains the connective tissues, nerve endings, and blood vessels essential for the proper maintenance of... Read more »