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 »

Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Would you be surprised to hear that cavities are quite common in adults? You see, studies have found that nearly every other American adult over 30 has some kind of tooth decay. Luckily, there are steps you can take to avoid tooth decay altogether. Still, did you know that it’s also important for you to help your child avoid tooth... read more »

What Is Laser Dentistry?

Did you know that lasers have been used in dentistry for decades? However, recently laser dentistry has become more and more common. One of the main reasons for this is simply that patients tend to feel less anxious with a laser than they are with other dental tools. Laser dentistry also offers a number of other benefits. Did you know... read more »

Same-Day Crown Restorations Thanks to CEREC®

CEREC® dental crowns are designed with state-of-the-art technology to provide a near-flawless seal for any broken or damaged teeth. If you suffer from any tooth abnormality and wish to cover it with a fully customized CEREC same-day crown, our dentists can help. Same-day restoration dental crowns are now possible thanks to CEREC technology. Some of the benefits include the following: -... read more »

Standard Fillings Can Be Used to Repair Modest Cavities

The mineral density of your tooth enamel not only gives your teeth the strength to chew food, but it also resists the formation of cavities. As you go about the course of an average day, acidic foods and beverages, as well as poor oral hygiene, can microscopically deplete these minerals. Without improvements, this can allow tooth decay to form on... read more »

Dental Implants Can Last a Lifetime

If you ever have the misfortune of losing a tooth, there is some great news. Dental implants can fill in the gap the missing tooth left behind, and they can keep your mouth much safer from bacteria. The wonderful team of dentists at Douglas A. Deam, DMD, PA can provide you with an artificial dental implant that looks and acts... read more »

How Can Dental Crowns Help You?

Have you ever wondered how dental crowns can help you? If so, you are not alone. Dental crowns are popular when it comes to cosmetic dentistry because of the stunning results they have to offer. Here at Douglas A. Deam, DMD, PA in Coral Gables, Florida, our staff is happy to give you information on dental crowns and how they... read more »

How Do Cavities Grow In Your Smile?

Tooth decay. Dental Caries. Cavities. These are all names for the same dental problem, which is also one of the most common ones we see at our office. If you have received a dental filling before, then you may wonder how the decay grows in your smile. Your mouth contains hundreds of bacteria which are used to maintain your health.... read more »