What Are Some Risks for Gum Disease?

What Are Some Risks for Gum Disease? What can increase your risk of gum disease? Actually, there are quite a few things. We cannot mention them all, but we can tell you about some of the basic ones to help you avoid gum disease and stay healthy. Before we get too far, what exactly causes the disease? The answer is... read more »

Causes of Bad Breath

Bad breath, which is also called halitosis, is a big downer in social situations. Sometimes having bad breath just indicates that you need to brush your teeth or use a mint, but that is not always enough to fix the problem. Read on for some of the most common causes of bad breath: Dental Problems Bad breath is often caused... read more »

The Benefits of Bi-Annual Teeth Cleanings

Do you ever wonder if there’s anything you can do to improve your oral health? You probably know that brushing and flossing are important, but did you know that visiting your dentist twice a year is also extremely important? Did you know that these appointments are actually quite important and that skipping these appointments could have major consequences? You may... read more »

A Damaged Crown Needs to Be Examined to Prevent Complications

Dental crowns are designed to be durable enough to stand the test of time. However, there are some instances when a hard blow to the face or other oral accident can cause a chip or fracture in the crown. If you have a crown that is damaged in some way, you should contact Bart Deering DDS to have it examined... read more »

3 Ways to Improve your Oral Health

It’s easy to remember that you need to diet and eat better, but it’s often harder to remember that your oral health needs just as much attention as your systemic health. After all, poor oral health can lead to health problems like heart disease and cancer, so it’s important to stay on top of it. Let’s look at three ways... read more »

The Things to Consider Before Whitening Your Teeth

If you are tired of your dull, yellow smile and you’re interested in a whitening treatment, then our Bart Deering DDS team strongly encourages you to consider a few things before making a decision. Some things we recommend thinking about include: What does your dentist say? Sometimes severe enamel stains can’t be corrected with a teeth-whitening treatment. So, if this... read more »