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 gum after meals. Not only will saliva production increase, but... read more »

The Real Power of Chewing Gum and Peppermints

Let’s face it: bad breath is annoying and embarrassing. But if you think that all you need to combat that problem is chewing gum and peppermint, you might find yourself reevaluating your options. It is true that chewing gum and popping mints in your mouth can freshen your breath for awhile. Gum can even activate your salivary glands, creating saliva... read more »

Empty Tube of Toothpaste? We Can Help!

What do you do to keep up your oral health? Do you make a point of brush and floss every day? If so, good for you—but what would you do if you found your toothpaste tube empty one day and weren't able to get more right away? As you can probably guess, you shouldn't just avoid brushing. Fortunately, there are... read more »

Important Tips for Taking Care of Your Temporary Crown

Your dentist, Dr. Douglas A Deam, secured the hard, plastic, temporary crown over the abutment of your decayed or damaged tooth to protect it while you wait for your permanent crown to be created. It’s important to remember that the temporary crown does not actually restore the full function of the tooth. If the temporary crown comes loose, falls off... read more »