A Composite Dental Filling Can Mimic White Tooth Enamel

When a cavity appears on one of the teeth in the front of your mouth it can be unsightly and cause significant discomfort when biting into food. Without timely professional treatment, the area of tooth decay could increase and could potentially result in a dangerous infection and even the total loss of the tooth. If… Read more »

Choosing the Best Toothpaste for You

Your tube of toothpaste is running low, which means that it’s time to restock. There are so many types of toothpaste and you may not know which is best for your smile or your children’s smiles. Drs. Cleereman and Veizaj and our team are happy to offer tips on choosing a toothpaste. Fluoride Toothpaste Fluoride… Read more »

What Increases Your Risk of Tooth Decay?

Tooth decay is often one of the most common dental issues that we face, and it occurs when your tooth enamel experiences damage. We encourage you to prevent tooth decay by protecting your teeth from the risk factors of tooth decay, such as plaque. Plaque is the thin bacterial layer that accumulates on your teeth… Read more »

Protecting Your Smile From Halitosis

Is your smile currently plagued with bad breath, also known as halitosis? This is actually a common condition depending on the cause. Sometimes it can be embarrassing, but it can also be deadly as it is a sign that something serious is going on. Bad breath arises because of the oral bacteria in the mouth…. Read more »

Techniques for Tooth Care

Is it time to brush up on your brushing technique? How about flossing? Sometimes it’s easy to get a little lazy with our daily habits–oral health care included. So let’s review how to take care of our teeth. We will talk about brushing first because it is done twice as much as flossing–2 times a… Read more »

Maintaining Oral Health as You Age

As you age, your teeth age right along with you. However, just like you can keep your body fit as you age, you can keep your teeth healthy, too. How do you do that, exactly? is glad to give you some pointers. -First of all, remember to brush and floss your pearly whites every day…. Read more »

A Basic Screening for Signs of Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Is Includes as Part of Your Routine Dental Exam

The bulk of your routine dental checkup at focuses on cleaning your teeth and monitoring for signs of cavities and periodontal health problems. However, the dental exam also includes a basic screening for signs of oral and pharyngeal cancer. Early detection and diagnosis of these conditions can significantly improve your chances of treatment success while… Read more »

The Relationship Between Genetics and Your Oral Health

The relationship between genetics and your oral health is often discussed as a key factor for your smile, but brushing and flossing remain key treatments for achieving the clean mouth you desire. For a better understanding of the basics of genetics and your oral health, listed below are some important facts to ponder over: –… Read more »

A Dental Crown Can Be Created from Different Materials

A dental crown is often used to restore a tooth that suffered from a large cavity, significant dental fracture, or required treatment with a root canal. It is designed to completely replicate the original tooth enamel layer of the previously compromised tooth. Most dental crowns are made from dental porcelain, gold, or a special alloy… Read more »

A Missing Filling Needs Timely Dental Care and Repair

Filling materials such as gold, porcelain, amalgam, or composite resin are immune to the effects of tooth decay. Once they are bonded to a prepared area of tooth enamel, they can repair a cavity or chipped tooth for many years to come. Yet as time goes by, it is possible for the natural bacteria in… Read more »