Sugarless Gum Can Protect Your Smile

Do you know how sugarless gum helps protect your smile? According to countless studies that have been done, chewing sugarless gum for roughly 20 minutes after eating can help protect your tooth enamel. The reason is due to an upsurge in saliva production, which can wash away plaque buildup, neutralize harmful acids, and prevent cavities. Here are a few tips... read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Habits Are Important with Braces

Your braces are composed of multiple hardware components that are cemented to your teeth. Through the course of upcoming adjustment sessions, progressive tension will be applied to alter the orientation of your teeth. As time goes by, this will achieve your ideal smile and provide you with a better-functioning mouth. If you develop cavities on one or more teeth, the... read more »

The Foundations of Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is the practice of using various sedatives to ease the patient during dental procedures to minimize pain felt and remove any anxiety they may have during treatment. If you suffer from any stress or anxiety, your dentist can administer a variety of treatments to help relax you and prepare you for any treatments you may need. One of... read more »

What is Zoom! Whitening?

Zoom! whitening treatments are tooth whitening treatments given by a dentist in the dentist office for effective stain removal. Zoom! whitening can bleach away deep stains and discolorations that affect your teeth. With the guidance of a specialized gel and light source, your teeth can be whitened easily and effectively. Listed below are a few important notes regarding Zoom! whitening:... read more »

Take Care of Your Teeth So You Don’t Lose Them

Are you taking adequate care of your teeth to ensure they remain healthy and strong? Are you avoiding any risks and minimizing and damage to prevent tooth loss? Even if so, don’t ever get too complacent with your oral health care or begin to slack on your habits, as you should always keep your hygiene at its best. Take care... read more »

What You Should Know About Sedation Dentistry

Would you like to protect your teeth? If so, you may have heard that you should set up an appointment with our dentist about once every six months for a routine appointment. These checkups are actually very important because our team can identify issues before they become too serious. In fact, if you don’t address these issues in a timely... read more »

You Will Need to Use a Retainer After Your Braces Have Achieved Your Ideal Smile

The braces your dentist, Dr. David Umansky, installed in your mouth effectively repositioned your teeth to address alignment issues and give you a more appealing smile. Your routine adjustment sessions applied moderate, progressive tension to the periodontal ligaments that are anchoring each tooth in its socket. Now that your teeth have achieved their ideal alignment, he can remove the braces.... read more »

Worried About Dry Socket? We Can Help

You may have heard of dry sockets before, but do you know exactly what they are? Dry sockets often form after you have a wisdom tooth removed, but they can form after any after any tooth is extracted. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to avoid this problem. If you need to have a tooth extracted,... read more »

What to Do About Sleep Apnea

Have you heard of sleep apnea? If you have, did you know that it can actually lead to a number of serious issues, such as high blood pressure or even heart disease? While there are a number of things you can do to avoid this problem, did you know that a dentist may actually be help treat its issues, and... read more »

A Dental Implant Can Be Used to Replace a Missing Rear Molar

The molars in the back of your mouth are large teeth that are called upon to do the lion’s share of chewing and grinding tough foods. When one is lost, it can severely impair the function of your mouth. If it was one of the rear molars, it cannot feasibly be restored by a dental bridge. In a case like... read more »