What Are the Signs of a Cavity?

You may not know that you have a cavity until you start to feel the pain of a toothache, or feel a hole developing in your tooth. But the truth is that cavities start to develop long before they become noticeable. Our dentist, Dr. Bart Deering can detect a cavity before damage starts to form. In fact, if a cavity... read more »

Shining a Light on Brushing and Flossing

In situations where you need to improve your overall health care, it is important to make sure you're looking for new and interesting ways to keep your teeth clean. Alternative cleaning tools such as mouthwash and chewing sugarless gum after meals can prove to be effective. However, nothing has stood the test of time as brushing and flossing have. Although... read more »

The Softball Behaviors to Avoid if You Want a Healthy Smile

Our dentist, Dr. Bart Deering, wants you to have a strong and healthy smile. If you are a softball player, there are things involved in the sport that can negatively affect your oral health. If you’re not careful, your teeth and gums can suffer the consequences. Our dentist encourages you to avoid those behaviors as much as possible so you... read more »

Understanding Dental Facts on Dental Crowns

  When you seek out new and interesting ways to improve your overall health, it is important to look for ways that your teeth and gums can easily stamp out all ailments that can arise. Dental crowns are highly effective for not only improving the look of teeth, but they can be used to help protect the tooth from further... read more »

Dental Advice on Chewing Gum

  There are numerous oral health care cleaning techniques that can be used to improve the condition of your teeth and gums. One highly effective option to consider is by using sugarless chewing gum to help promote the addition of saliva. Saliva is a naturally occurring substance in your mouth that is extremely important for eradicating dental damage and other... read more »

Preventing Cavities on Your Back Teeth

If you look at your teeth, you will notice that they do not all look the same. The reason for that is because they have different jobs to do. For example, your back teeth, which are called your molars and premolars, are designed to grind your food to make it easier to swallow and digest. To do that, they are... read more »

Why Enamel Erosion May Be Happening in Your Smile

The strongest material in your body, tooth enamel, is also vulnerable to erosion from the damaging effects of acid in the mouth. If tooth erosion is not addressed, it can pave the way for oral bacteria and dental plaque to pass through the layers of your teeth through tiny holes created by the acid. Decay sets in the bonelike dentin... read more »

Upgrade Your Summer Smile with Dental Damage Prevention

Dental damage can arrive through numerous forms. If you have suffered dental damage, it is important to have oral health care treatments administered immediately. However, damage prevention is key to ensuring your mouth remains safe. This includes improving aspects of your life that can easily lead to increased risks of dental damage. The following risks are known to cause dental... read more »

Maintaining a Healthy Smile When You Are Diabetic

If you are managing diabetes, you don't need to add oral health issues to your day to day care. And yet, maintaining healthy teeth, gums, and mouth is important for your overall health too. Today, our dentist, Dr. Bart Deering, and dental team are pleased to help you best care for your oral health with less stress and provide you with... read more »

What Might Be Causing Your Tooth to Hurt

No one likes a toothache and for good reason. The pain that arises is difficult to ignore and can interfere with your day to day function. Dr. Bart Deering and our team would like to help you find the relief you deserve, so let's take a look at what might be causing your tooth to hurt. One possible cause for a toothache... read more »