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, wants you to have the healthiest smile possible, so he encourages you to avoid these behaviors: -Drinking sports drinks: Sports drinks contain... read more »

Do You Know What Causes Your Tooth Enamel to Erode?

Tooth enamel, while being the strongest material in the body, is still susceptible to erosion through the damaging effects of acid in the mouth. This is a concern, because, over time, enamel erosion makes way for the bacteria and plaque to infiltrate the layers of your teeth as tiny holes form. These holes remove the protective enamel barrier which covers... read more »

Are You Brushing Your Smile With the Care It Deserves?

Are you taking the time to brush your pearly whites at least twice each day? This basic oral hygiene step is vital to removing harmful plaque and oral debris, such as food particles, from causing your smile to have tooth decay or gum disease. Today, Dr. Douglas A Deam would like to give you some useful pointers on brushing properly. ... read more »

Your Oral Hygiene Checklist When Traveling

As the weather warms, people are traveling to and fro, seeing all the amazing sites the world has to offer. If you’re one of these people, Dr. Douglas A Deam and our dental team hope you have the greatest time! Our only wish would be for you to take good care of your smile while you’re taking your adventures. The... read more »

Teething: The Signs to Watch For

Did you know your child could start teething at any time? Well, it’s true! A child can start teething at 10 weeks old to four months old, which makes it difficult to recognize the teething phase. So, to help you, our Douglas A. Deam, DMD, PA team is happy to tell you all about the teething signs to look for.... read more »

4 Tips on Keeping a Clean and Healthy Smile

Oral hygiene is the most important thing you can do for your smile. In fact, oral hygiene is vital if you want a strong, successful, and healthy oral cavity. So, to help you achieve your smile goals and give you the best chance at obtaining a pristine oral health, we strongly recommend including the following four steps in your teeth... read more »