A Secret to Oral Health Success: Dental Floss

  Are you aware of how important flossing is for your smile? If you don't already know, dental floss is extremely important for cleaning between teeth and areas that brushing alone cannot reach. Only by using interdental cleaning tools such as dental floss or a water flosser can you adequately clean between teeth and wash out food debris and plaque... read more »

How Your Dentist Detects Tooth Decay

Have you ever had your dentist, Dr. Sarah Frye, tell you that you have a cavity? If so, you might be wondering how they can tell, especially if the cavity is within the tooth and difficult to see with the naked eye. To help you understand the diagnosis process with a cavity, our dental team is happy to give you... read more »

The Best Ways to Prevent Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

You deserve a top-notch smile, which is why our dentist, Dr. Sarah Frye, strongly encourages you to do all you can to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. These major dental issues develop when plaque, bacteria, and tartar attack the teeth and gums and destroy the oral health. So, it’s best to prevent them as much as possible. To help... read more »

A Missing Filling Can Be Repaired by Multiple Methods

Your dentist, Dr. Sarah Frye, routinely uses fillings to repair modest areas of tooth decay. While they are meant to last a long time, no filling is impervious to the pervasive bacteria living in your mouth. While some fillings might give you a warning sign that they are about to fail, like graying in the enamel or having a change... read more »

Additional Tips for a Better, Healthier Mouth

Do you brush your teeth and gums twice a day? Perhaps, but you could be doing more. Do you also brush your tongue to help eliminate halitosis? Many individuals often take care of their teeth and gums simply by brushing, which alone isn’t 100% effective for maintaining a healthy smile. The following is a few questions you can answer to... read more »