Improve Your Oral Health by Improving Your Dental Floss Basics

Improve your oral health by improving your dental floss basics. Dental floss is a vitally important part of your oral health care daily regimen, as it cleans the areas between teeth that brushing cannot reach. If for any reason your flossing habits are inadequate and cannot be corrected, try switching to an alternative interdental cleaner… Read more »

The Facts About an Abscessed Tooth

Would you be surprised to hear that there are a few things you should do if you’re interested in protecting your oral health? For example, brushing and flossing are crucial parts of improving your oral health. If you don’t do these simple things, you might have to deal with issues like tooth decay, but had… Read more »

The Journey to a Brighter Smile

Are your teeth yellowed or stained? If you would like a brighter, more radiant smile, ask our dentists about teeth whitening in , . At , we offer both in-office and at-home teeth whitening treatments. In-Office Teeth Whitening As the name suggests, in-office teeth whitening is done in our office by Drs. Becker and Pistoia…. Read more »

Common Questions About Dental Bridges

Did you know that there are many different types of tooth replacement treatments if you should lose any teeth? One of these treatments, called dental bridges, works by attaching an artificial material to other nearby or neighboring teeth in your mouth. Dental bridges mimic the look of your natural teeth. Listed below are some common… Read more »

There Are Different Methods for Treating a Dental Fracture

Dental fractures are often the unfortunate result of a dental accident or oral trauma. While some minor chips and fractures can be caused by mundane sources, like grinding your teeth at night or using your teeth as tools, other sources can be more severe. This is even more likely to be the case if you’ve… Read more »

Be Sure to Include Your Crown as Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Dr. typically uses a dental crown at , , clinic to treat a decayed or damaged tooth or a tooth in need of cosmetic restoration. This creates a near-perfect replica of the original tooth enamel layer that is cast from either gold, porcelain, or a metallic alloy. While these materials will not be susceptible to… Read more »

How We Can Treat Cavities and Tooth Decay

The importance of practicing good dental hygiene is well known. We know you practice brushing and flossing regularly in order to help prevent your teeth from contracting cavities. Sometimes, however, cavities happen anyways despite our best efforts in preventing them. If this happens, you should know that Drs. Becker and Pistoia understand and are here… Read more »

A Composite Filling Can Be Used to Repair a Small Cavity in Your Smile

A cavity is essentially a small area of tooth decay that forms in compromised tooth enamel. Most cavities are detected during your regular dental checkup at . If you happen to notice a change in texture on one of your teeth or heightened sensitivity, you shouldn’t delay in scheduling an appointment at our clinic. Your… Read more »

Tips to Keep Your Toothbrush Effective

Caring for your toothbrush is just as important as how you use it. It’s important to know if your toothbrush falls into disrepair or is contaminated. If your brush becomes contaminated, it will not be effective in keeping your mouth as clean as it needs to be and would only seek to introduce even more… Read more »

Scaling & Root Planing: Restore Your Smile After Attacks from Gum Disease

If you are a victim of gum disease, you need to have it treated as soon as possible. Gum disease is not something to ignore. So, if you have red, swollen, bleeding, or receding gums or constant bad breath, then you need to call at and schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. . If… Read more »