Good Oral Hygiene Habits Can Help Your Smile

Are you looking for ways that you can have a healthier smile? Practicing good oral hygiene can be important to your health, both dental and overall. These habits can help reduce your chances for developing different types of problems like plaque buildup, which can lead to gum disease and cavities. We would like to offer… Read more »

A Dental Bleaching Treatment Is Often Needed to Whiten Tobacco Stained Teeth

Tobacco products like cigars, cigarettes and chewing tobacco often contain tar and other chemicals capable to staining your teeth. Once these residues collect on the surface, they can gradually start to saturate the microscopic pores in your tooth enamel. Even occasional tobacco users are at increased risk for suffering tobacco stained teeth. Many individuals dealing… Read more »

A Travelers Kit for a Healthy Smile

Travel season is finally here and with it comes a promise of fun and pictures to remember it. This spring season, while you travel remember to pack your traveling kit for your smile to keep it beautiful and healthy during your vacation for all the fun pictures you will take. Our dentist, Dr. Jorge Ferreira,… Read more »

Children’s Smiles: The Facts You Should Know

If you want your child to have the top-notch smile they deserve, then you need to help your child care for it regularly. Unfortunately, that’s a difficult task if you don’t know much about your child’s teeth and gums. The more you know, the better. So, our dentist, Dr. Jorge Ferreira, would like to teach… Read more »

Adding a Fluoride Treatment to Your Dental Checkup to Help Prevent Cavities

Brushing your teeth twice each day with fluoridated toothpaste is an essential first step in cleaning away bacterial deposits from your mouth while also helping to maintain strong tooth enamel. At the same time, you also need to make a conscious effort to thoroughly floss your teeth at least once per day. This simple daily… Read more »

Bad Brushing Habits To Avoid

When you do something over and over, it is easy to let the quality suffer a little bit. This definitely applies to brushing teeth! Over time, we let bad habits creep into our routine, and our smiles suffer for it. Here are some bad habits to avoid in your oral hygiene routine. Keeping Your Toothbrush… Read more »

A Chipped or Fractured Dental Crown Needs to Be Examined

A dental crown is often used in a situation in which it is necessary to replace a tooth’s enamel layer. This is often necessary to address a tooth with a very large cavity, significant dental fracture, or large area of dental attrition. Most crowns are made from a dental grade porcelain, gold or a metal… Read more »

The Basics of Sealant

Despite all the brushing and flossing, do you or your family still get cavities? Sometimes we need a little extra help, such as sealants. Sealants barricade bacteria that cause cavities from reaching certain areas of your teeth, and they can halt the progress developing cavity. Our molars, the flatter teeth that you generally chew with,… Read more »

Dentistry Blog for Beginners: Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Did you know the gum disease is a debilitating disease in which there is an infection in your gum tissues? Fortunately, there are numerous choices you can make to significantly lower your risk for gum disease. Due to the fact that gum disease has several causes, it is important to examine all aspects of your… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Dental Bridges?

A dental bridge is a strong dental restoration that can replace your missing tooth and give you the smile you need. It provides many benefits to you and your smile, which is why our dentist, Dr. Jorge Ferreira, recommends using them if they are the right choice. To help you know a little more, our… Read more »