Monthly Archives: May 2017

Caring for Braces

Our doctors recommend brushing 3 times a day when patients have braces. Since certain foods can break down the wires and brackets, we suggest avoiding them. It is best to stay away from any foods that are hard/crunchy, sticky, or … Continue reading

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What is an Intraoral Camera?

An intraoral camera is an instrument, which may look like an oversized pen, that takes high-resolution, color photos of a patient’s mouth and shows the visuals real-time on a computer monitor. It enables our team to make diagnoses more accurately. … Continue reading

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Are Dental Sealants Beneficial?

Many parents ask if they should have sealants placed for their children and teenagers. We recommend sealants because they act as a barrier to prevent cavities. They are typically applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth where decay … Continue reading

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Detecting Cavities

None of us likes to hear that we have a cavity. Those small holes in our teeth are not uncommon and can be easily treated when caught early. Getting the cavity-detecting xrays on an annual basis helps to discover cavities before … Continue reading

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