Don’t Let Cavities Take Hold of Your Molars

Do you tend towards tooth decay and cavities when you see your dentist? The molars in the back of your mouth are particularly vulnerable to decay if you are unable to clean them thoroughly every day to keep out oral debris and bacterial plaque which hardens into tartar. Usually, it is children and teens that benefit from dental sealants on... read more »

Don’t Let Plaque Destroy Your Smile

With proper care most people can count on having their teeth last a healthy lifetime. A healthy smile hinges on healthy teeth and gums. To keep them healthy, you will want to keep the destructive effects of plaque away. Plaque is that sticky bacterial film that coats your teeth and gums—just take a moment and run your tongue along the... read more »

What Does Flossing Do?

Flossing your teeth removes oral debris, food particles, bacteria, and plaque stuck in between the teeth, making you less susceptible to gingivitis and gum disease which can arise from hardened plaque. If it is not removed daily, plaque will irritate your gum tissue, causing gum sensitivity. Once plaque hardens into a mineral deposit called tartar it will need to be removed... read more »