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 »

Understanding Dental Facts on Cavity Prevention Treatments

How safe would you say your teeth are regarding cavities? Cavities typically arise as holes in your tooth enamel and can be caused by a variety of sources. To keep your oral health safe, it is important to establish a multitude of treatments including effective cavity prevention plans and optimum oral hygiene. However, it may… Read more »

Tips for a Strong and Beautiful Smile

If you’re working toward a strong and beautiful smile, good for you! Our dentist, Dr. Jorge Ferreira, would like to help you reach the goals you desire. Fortunately, there are things you can do regularly to keep moving closer to your perfect smile. Our dentist is more than happy to tell you all about those… Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Dental Sealants

If you are looking for a highly effective tooth restoration procedure designed for preventing future damage in the form of tooth decay and cavities, dental sealants may be your best option. Dental sealants consist of a thin coating atop of your chewing surfaces to help prevent damage that arises such as cavities. Dental sealants are… Read more »