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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How a Tongue Scraper Can Benefit Your Oral Health

Because the mouth contains millions of bacteria which can promote tooth decay and gum disease, it is a good idea to remove this residue daily as part of your oral hygiene routine. Of course, brushing and flossing work for removing bacterial plaque on the teeth and around the gumline, but your tongue can also harbor bacteria. This means cleaning away... read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with Dental Bonding Treatments

Did you know that you can improve your oral health with dental bonding? Although it is often used for a variety of services, dental bonding is often the go-to service for small chips and cracks that exist within your teeth. If left unchecked, these chips can expose the inner root of your teeth to infection and decay, which can cause... read more »

Say No to Cavities

When you hear your dentist say that you have a cavity, you're likely never happy to hear about it. However, there are ways to avoid hearing that phrase on your next visit. The tips are simple, but they're effective and have proven themselves so. Let's look at a few ways in which you can easily stop cavities from forming. Establish... read more »

Cavities Have Met Their Match

Guess what? Cavities have met their match! Thanks to composite fillings, we can fight back against cavities and lead your smile back to positive oral health. However, we know that not everyone will understand what composite fillings are and why they are beneficial to your smile. That is why our team here at Bart Deering DDS is happy to give... read more »

Dental Implants Can Make You Tooth Loss a Thing of the Past

Have you lost a tooth or two and feel like your oral profile is no longer appealing? Take heart, as even accidents as the loss of your permanent teeth does not prohibit you from having a great smile again. Our team at Bart Deering DDS has successfully replaced many missing teeth with implants that can mimic your remaining natural teeth. Here... read more »

Making Dental Hygiene Fun for Kids

As your child grows, he or she learns how to take care of themselves. One of the skills they need to gain during this time is how to brush his or her teeth. Helping your child get into the habit of brushing at least twice a day for two minutes can be difficult. However, if you are creative, you can... read more »