What is Fluoride?

January 12, 2023

Dental Wellness, Smile Again

What is fluoride? Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that is used in dentistry to help prevent cavities. More specifically, fluoride is a chemical ion of the element fluorine and is found naturally in water, foods, soil, and several minerals. Both children and adults can benefit from fluoride use. Fluoride is especially helpful for those […]

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Tooth Erosion

December 14, 2022

Dental Wellness, Smile Again

What is tooth erosion? How does it happen? Erosion is the progressive chemical wear of the teeth caused by excessive dietary or stomach acids. It is an important and potentially destructive cause of tooth wear, running from the thinning of the inside surfaces of the upper front teeth to total loss of the biting surfaces […]

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What is Periodontal Disease?

November 30, 2022

Dental Wellness, Smile Again

What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease is a term describing infection of the tissues which surround a tooth. There are two types of periodontal disease:  Gingivitis: an infection and inflammation of the gums around the neck of a tooth Periodontitis: an infection of the ligament and bone surrounding the root of a tooth Gingivitis occurs […]

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Dental Hygiene Month

October 3, 2022

Dental Wellness, Smile Again

October is Dental Hygiene Month and we are kicking it off by talking about the most common oral health issues and diseases. It’s important to be cognizant of what could be going on in your mouth because if you don’t know it exists, then you can’t treat it! Hopefully you’ll be learning about this in […]

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New Patients

We believe that our role is to act as your advocate in attaining the level of optimum oral and general health that is most appropriate for you. Your journey to the level of oral health that best serves you begins with our getting to know you and truly understanding your concerns.

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