Cavities: The Facts

What have you heard about cavities? Would you be surprised to hear that cavities are serious issues that you should have addressed as soon as you can? Have you heard that cavities are fairly common, or that many people have tooth decay without realizing it? While you should have a... Read more »

An Amalgam Filling Might be Needed to Repair a Molar

The eight molars in the back of your mouth are called upon to do a significant amount of chewing and grinding. When a cavity forms on one of these workhorse teeth, the heightened sensitivity and discomfort can significantly impair your ability to chew. With early detection, Dr. Richard Mantoan might... Read more »

What Causes Bad Breath?

Have you ever had bad breath? If you have, there are a number of things you can do to cover your bad breath. You could use mouthwash or chewing gum. However, do you know what you would do if your bad breath returns regularly? In reality, recurring bad breath could... Read more »

Easy Ways to Suffer an Oral Accident

If you truly wish to be an oral hygiene superstar, you must take the steps necessary to protect your teeth from all threats. All the brushing and flossing in the world does not matter if you consistently put your teeth physically in harm’s way. Listed below are some risks that... Read more »

Achieve the Smile You Desire with Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

With better advancements in technology comes better advancements in dentistry. Although procedures used for replacing or repairing a tooth were once incapable of recreating your original dental profile, thanks to cutting edge technology, your old smile can be restored or even improved. The following is a list of dental procedures... Read more »

Keep Your Toothbrush Clean So It Can Keep Your Teeth Clean

If your toothbrush is not stored properly, or cleaned as required, it may not do its job properly and in fact, can even make matters worse for your teeth and gums. Because your toothbrush is often your first line of defense against bacteria, we want to make sure it is... Read more »

Remember Your Smile This Holiday Season

As your daily oral hygiene routine and bi-annual dental cleanings keep your smile healthy and bright all year round, you don't want all that hard work to be derailed during the holiday busyness. To continue keeping your smile confident, you can celebrate the season mindfully by implementing the following strategies: -Eating sugar... Read more »

A Professional Bleaching Treatment Can Remove Deep Stains from Your Teeth

When you consume dark foods and beverages, tiny particles can get trapped in the microscopic pores and textures of the tooth enamel. If these stains are not removed on a regular basis, they will gradually start to penetrate deeper into your teeth. This level of staining in your smile can... Read more »

Periodontal Gum Disease Can Strike At Any Moment

The longer you ignore basic oral health care habits such as brushing and flossing, the greater the risk of developing gum disease. Even if your health is at a premium, the factors for developing the disease can come from all sorts of backgrounds. Periodontal gum disease can strike at any... Read more »

Halloween Treats: The 5 Candies that Can Harm Your Smile

As Halloween quickly approaches, your smile could be in grave danger, especially because of all the sugary treats and candy available. So, it’s important to take good care of your teeth and gums this Halloween holiday, and one way you can do that is by avoiding the Halloween treats that... Read more »