What Happens During a Routine Dental Appointment?

We are so pleased that you have chosen us as your dental professionals! Dr. Becker, Dr. Pistoia and our team recommend that you come in for a routine dental appointment at least every six months. These preventive dental appointments can help us to help you keep your smile healthy and bright. Dental Cleaning At the… Read more »

Oral Cancer Symptoms to Watch For

A cancer of the lips, inside of the mouth, back of the throat, tonsils or salivary glands, oral cancer occurs more frequently in men than women. Early detection of this cancer is imperative, as it is much easier to treat at this stage. There are many warning signs of oral cancer. You may not be… Read more »

Blaze a New Path to Oral Health Success with Water Flossers

If you wish to ever forgo the use of dental floss and use a product that can clean between your teeth without the use of thread, consider a highly effective interdental such as water flosser. Water flossers are designed to use beams of water to rinse out plaque and debris that may be present between… Read more »

A Dental Filling Can Address Minor Tooth Decay

Every year our dentists, Dr. provides dental checkups for patients. This involves a professional dental cleaning as well as monitoring your mouth for any signs of tooth decay, periodontal disease and other oral health problems. If the finds an active area of tooth decay may suggest fixing the problem with a dental filling. The specific… Read more »

Natural Ways to Relax at the Dentist

If given a choice between going on vacation to a tropical island or keeping an appointment for a dental cleaning, which would you choose? Let’s face it, that’s not a hard choice at all–especially if you have any anxiety about seeing your dentist. As it turns out, that kind of thinking can help you beat… Read more »

Tooth Anatomy

What do you actually understand about your teeth beyond the fact that they help you grind up food to digest? Of course, tearing and chewing is their main function and for this they need to be incredibly strong. The pressure exerted is between 30-50 pounds of force for the front incisors to cut and tear,… Read more »

Important Tips About Oral Emergencies

Do you have any prevention plans in place if you should suffer from an oral emergency? An oral emergency, often known as dental emergencies, can arise at any time. Typically, any damage done due to an oral accident or injury requires a visit to your dentist or to the emergency room. However, it is important… Read more »

Making Root Canal Treatment Stick

If you’ve ever received a filling, you know how aggravating a cavity can be. With the support of root canal fillings, your pain can be soothed. Fortunately, that relief can be permanent with attentive treatment: a filling can last for a very long time when you practice good oral hygiene habits. Here are some bits… Read more »

DRY MOUTH: Medications

Although xerostomia is unfortunately an incurable condition, suitable maintenance can make it an easier one. By making some small alterations to your diet, practicing great dental hygiene habits and taking the guidance of Drs. , you can manage dry mouth. Here are some things you should have heard of about it. There are a couple… Read more »

Serious Dental Trauma Might Require First-Aid

Dental trauma comes in several different forms. Most cases are related to an accidental blow to the face or the introduction of a foreign object into the mouth. The severity of the damage to your teeth and any surrounding periodontal tissues will influence the need for professional treatment while applying some basic first-aid. If you… Read more »