Dental Work and Pregnancy

Were you aware that the first trimester of pregnancy is when children are most at risk? This has caused a number of women to forego oral cleanings during their first trimester, but the truth is that dental work does no harm to children during this phase of their growth; there... Read more »

What Types of Mouthwash Are Available?

If you’re interested in adding rinsing with mouthwash to your oral hygiene routine, then you most likely have questions about which type of mouthwash to use. Fortunately, there are many different types of mouthwash that can help with different things. Our dentist, Dr. Alan J. White, would like to tell... Read more »

Topical Oral Anesthetic Can Help Reduce Pain After an Oral Trauma

Household accidents, sports injuries, slips, and falls can sometimes traumatize soft oral tissues and teeth. More significant oral trauma often requires quality first-aid while assessing the need for emergency treatment. Rinsing your mouth with some lukewarm saltwater can help clear away any excess blood and oral debris. This can also... Read more »

How to Tell if Your Child Needs to Wear a Mouthguard

You want your child to have a strong, successful, and healthy smile, right? Well, in addition to helping them keep up on oral hygiene and visit their dentist, Dr. Alan J. White, regularly, you can also encourage them to wear a mouthguard. This appliance can protect their smile and prevent... Read more »

Dentures Might Require Tooth Extractions

Over time, numerous issues with tooth decay and chronic periodontal disease may affect more-and-more teeth in your mouth. This can mean losing multiple teeth or teeth with severely weakened roots. A mouth in this condition may be difficult to restore with multiple dental implants built upon bridgework. Of course, Dr.... Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Mouth Guards

Do you protect your smile from the daily onslaught of bacteria and harmful acids? Do you attend routine check-ups with your dentist to ensure your cleaning methods are going smoothly? Lastly, do you protect your mouth against blunt trauma dangers and oral accidents that can occur? Unfortunately, most individuals skip... Read more »

Tooth Restoration Therapy and Why It Is Needed

Do you suffer from damaged teeth and are in need of a tooth restoration therapy? If so, consider treatments such as veneers, crowns, teeth whitening systems, or dental bonding to repair your teeth and restore your smile. Not only are most restorations designed to enhance the look of your smile,... Read more »

Are You Informed about Laser Dentistry?

Not all smiles demand extensive repairs, but if they do, laser dentistry may be able to assist you. Thanks to the precision of lasers, they have been frequently used in a variety of dental procedures since the early 1990s. Depending on your oral health care needs, lasers can prepare your... Read more »

3 Best Electric Toothbrushes to Combat Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth can prevent you from brushing your teeth properly, which can cause a ripple-effect with future dental conditions surfacing; it may also reduce the time needed to brush your teeth because of the pain. Studies show electric toothbrushes can help achieve a better, overall clean, however, you may not... Read more »

Healthy Food Can Improve Your Oral Health

Although getting food on your teeth is a common obstacle when fighting your way to optimal oral health, some foods that have been proven to actually improve it. Here are some supportive tips for eating in such a way that will enhance your smile: - Avoid snacking between meals. This... Read more »