Patient Education

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Why Professional Teeth Cleanings are Necessary?
...Perhaps you practically gloat about how great your oral hygiene is...

Porcelain Veneers: A Less Invasive Way to Transform Your Smile
...You should also maintain regular dental visits and proper oral hygiene to keep your smile as bright and attractive as possible...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Don't Ignore These Signs Of Gum Disease
... The good news is gum disease is completely reversible by practicing excellent oral hygiene habits...

New Year's Resolutions for Better Oral Health
...Plus, it’s a great opportunity to review your at-home oral hygiene...

Four Tips for Preventing Premature Loss of Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay
... Here are 4 tips for preventing tooth decay in primary teeth: Begin daily oral hygiene when teeth first appear...

Are You Keeping Good Oral Hygiene Habits?
Brushing and flossing keep your smile bright, but an effective oral hygiene routine also reduces the risk that you'll wake up with a toothache one day...

Living with HIV includes Keeping a Close Watch on Your Oral Health
...Above all, HIV-positive patients must be extra diligent about oral hygiene, including daily brushing and flossing...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

A "Silent" Disease Gets Recognition
...Prevention is chiefly a matter of maintaining good oral hygiene...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If your bad breath persists even after good oral hygiene, there are special products your dentist may prescribe, including Zytex, which is a combination of zinc chloride, thymol and eucalyptus oil that neutralizes the sulfur compounds and kills the bacteria that causes them...

Canker/Cold Sores
...A healthy diet and good oral hygiene are usually the best remedy, but some special rinses and anesthetics can help...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Diabetes
... As with any condition, good oral hygiene, including regular brushing, flossing and rinsing, as well as the proper diabetic diet, will go a long way in preventing needless problems...

Dry Mouth
...Of course, there is no substitute for regular checkups and good oral hygiene...

Oral Cancer
...Maintaining good oral hygiene, and regular dental checkups, are highly recommended...

What is Tooth Decay?
... Simple Preventative Measures The two best defenses against tooth decay and gum disease are a healthy, well-balanced diet and good oral hygiene, including daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Seniors and Oral Health
... In fact, there's usually no reason for you NOT to keep your teeth your entire life, providing you maintain a healthy balanced diet and practice good oral hygiene...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Daily oral hygiene such as brushing, flossing and rinsing are a necessity...

Flap Surgery
... A pocket reduction procedure is recommended if daily at-home oral hygiene and a professional care routine cannot effectively reach these deep pockets...

Implants
...In all cases, dental implants require strict oral hygiene...

The Preventive Program
...At the initial visit oral hygiene instructions are reviewed and are reinforced at subsequent recall visits...

Medication and Heart Disease
...That’s why it’s critical to practice good oral hygiene to keep infections at bay—this includes a daily regimen of brushing, flossing and rinsing...