Oral Health Spotlight: Brushing and Flossing

Cleaning between your teeth and clothes includes making sure to use tools that can reach all areas within your mouth. When selecting a toothbrush, use a toothbrush that will not be overly abrasive on your teeth and will be able to reach all areas on the surfaces of your teeth.... Read more »

Are You a Softball Player? Avoid These Behaviors for a Healthy Smile

Softball is a great sport filled with great hits, awesome teamwork, impressive fielding skills and more. However, there are some bad behaviors related to the sport, and those behaviors affect the smile. Our dentist, Dr. Douglas A Deam DMD PA, wants you to have the healthiest smile possible, so he... Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Tooth Restorations

  Although risk factor prevention techniques and oral hygiene daily routines are extremely helpful for keeping your smile safe, it is likely that your smile can still be damaged. If you do ever suffer any dental damage that needs to be repaired, visit your dentist for a tooth restoration. Multiple... Read more »

Limiting Dark Beverages Can Help Preserve Your White Smile

Having a dentist like Dr. Douglas A Deam DMD PA administer a dental bleaching treatment represents one of the most effective methods for improving the appearance of your teeth. The professional tools and techniques at his disposal can extricate dental stains from the textures of your tooth enamel without harming... Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: The Causes of Halitosis

An often-embarrassing oral health condition that arises is known as halitosis. Halitosis occurs when bacteria in your mouth produces a foul odor that can be difficult to treat effectively if you're unaware of what the causes of it are. Halitosis, also known as bad breath, can occur due to numerous... Read more »

Dental Questions Answered on Chewing Gum

  In order to ensure your oral health care is functioning as intended, you should always look for new and interesting ways to improve your overall health and smile. One highly effective method is to increase the amount of saliva in your mouth. You can accomplish this by chewing sugarless... Read more »

Dental Implants Save Smiles

Dental implants can restore a missing tooth and renovate your smile--and can last an entire lifetime! Dental implants were invented in the 1960s, and their durability and impressive quality have made them extremely popular. We are happy to talk to you about dental implants and how they can improve your... Read more »

Optimize Your Oral Health With Effective Brushing

Effective tooth brushing for excellent oral health is more than picking up your toothbrush and running it along your teeth for a few minutes. We invite you to consider a few things that may improve your brushing technique and enhance your oral health. First, choose a soft-bristled toothbrush with a... Read more »

Root Canal Therapy Can Save an Infected Tooth

If the dental pulp in the root canal of a tooth becomes infected, your dentist may recommend root canal therapy. During this procedure, the infection is removed from the root canal of the tooth and the tooth is sealed. Symptoms Sometimes, there will be no noticeable symptoms that a root... Read more »

Caring for Your Dentures

Once you get your new dentures, it may be tempting to think that your brushing days are behind you. Actually, nothing could be further from the truth! While your dentures may not be your natural teeth, they will still pick up food debris during the day, and can be a... Read more »