Getting Up in Your Dental Grill

Having straight, white, healthy teeth enhances your appearance. They don't really need to be decorated to make you look good. But we've all seen celebrities and artists who like to wear dental grills. Dental grills or "fronts" are simply decorative, sometimes bejeweled, covers for the teeth. Usually made of silver,... Read more »

Signs That Dry Mouth Is Affecting Your Smile

When the salivary glands produce insufficient saliva, this is known as dry mouth and can lead to negative side effects. Our dentist and team are committed to helping you address signs of dry mouth, and we encourage you to know the symptoms of this condition. Also known as dry mouth... Read more »

Increase Your Dental Knowledge on Halitosis Prevention

  Taking care of your smile often requires understanding the causes of bad breath. If you are suffering from bad breath, it is important to understand that could be causing the oral hygiene problems or even deep issues within your body. Whether you are eating smiley foods or suffering from... Read more »

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 »