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Everything You Need to Know About Periodontal Disease and Gum Surgery Nov 15th, 2019

Periodontal disease sounds serious. And it can be — but only if you let it get out of hand. The ominous-sounding name is really the medical term for gum infection, and it’s pretty common. In fact, half of American adults over the age of 30 have some form of it. ...

Teeth in a Day — Get Back Your Perfect Smile With All-on-6 Dental Implants Oct 24th, 2019

According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 19% of women and men over age 65 years in the U.S. have lost all of their teeth. Many more have lost at least one row of teeth, or need to have those teeth removed because they’re decayed or damaged.  When you...

Oral Health Care in Motion: Invisalign® Apr 30th, 2018

Did you know that with the Invisalign® orthodontic alignment system, you can improve your smile without causing severe visual imperfections while treatments are given? Unlike other orthodontic treatments which can often be viewed as visually invasive for older individuals, Invisalign aligners can provide discreet care to straighten your teeth without...

Provide Your Smile Extra Support During Cold and Flu Season Mar 30th, 2018

If you have ever come down with a cold or the flu, you often realize how difficult it is to get anything done during the day. Oftentimes you may find yourself bedridden for hours on end. However, your teeth are often at an increased risk for dental damage at this...

The Instructions You Need for an Effective Flossing Routine Jan 20th, 2018

Do you floss your teeth every day? If so, good for you! Do you floss properly each day? To help you know for sure, our dentist, Dr. Shay Markovitch, has some instructions for you. These flossing instructions can help you properly and effectively clean your smile as well as help...

Tips for Improving Your Brushing Routine Jan 6th, 2018

Having a proper and effective brushing technique is very important for a top-notch oral health and smile. This is why your dentist, Dr. Shay Markovitch, strongly encourages you to do everything you can to correctly clean your teeth. To help you do so, he has some helpful tips to share....

Achieve Optimum Holiday Health with Oral Emergency Planning Dec 6th, 2017

If you have not already done so, take the time now to set up an oral health care checklist to prepare your smile for any accidents or injuries that can arise. Because a single blow to the face through blunt trauma can drastically impair your oral health, it is important...

Improve Your Oral Health Care with Better Habits Nov 29th, 2017

As the holiday season comes around, it is more important than ever to make sure you’re taking the time to improve your oral health. With all the sweets and treats that would be filling your house in the coming weeks, it is important to make sure you keep your teeth...

A Loose Dental Bridge Needs to Be Treated by an Experienced Dentist Oct 27th, 2017

Dental bridges are typically cemented onto their anchoring abutments with a strong dental grade adhesive. This is intended to fully restore your missing tooth for many years to come. Unfortunately, there are times when oral hygiene complications or severe dental trauma can weaken the dental cement holding your dental bridge...

Oral Health ABCs: Tooth Replacement Care Sep 30th, 2017

Do you ever wish you could have more options for your oral health care? In the event of a missing or lost tooth, there are actually three distinct treatments that we offer that are both extremely popular and effective. If you are looking for an effective tooth replacement option that...

Toothbrushing Basics Aug 8th, 2017

Because brushing your teeth is probably not the most complicated thing you will do during your day, you may think that there isn’t much to it. But here is a question: Are you doing it correctly?Believe it or not, there is more to brushing your teeth than you may think....

Facts About Flossing Jul 3rd, 2017

Many people may consider flossing to be a no-brainer. Pull some floss out of the holder, run it between your teeth and you’re done, right? It may be true that flossing is not the hardest concept to grasp, but it is an important part of your oral hygiene regimen, and...

Treating a Tooth with a Bad Filling Might Require a Dental Crown Restoration Mar 19th, 2017

Dental fillings are typically made from durable dental materials with the ability to replicate the strength of natural tooth enamel. This is a common treatment plan for addressing a minor case of tooth decay, small dental fractures or other physical defects to a tooth’s enamel layer. As time goes by...