Beware Complications From an Untreated Dental Fracture

Tooth enamel can sometimes be chipped or fractured by bad oral habits like chewing on desktop items and crunching on ice. Individuals who use their teeth as tools or grind their teeth while sleeping are also at heightened risk of suffering a fractured tooth. Even if you aren’t experiencing significant pain or sensitivity, you should… Read more »

The Importance of Flossing Tools

In order to lead a healthy and fulfilling life, it’s important to have a healthy smile, which comes from cleaning your mouth every day. If you aren’t already, we urge you to floss on a daily basis with a proper cleaning tool in order to clear away plaque from spaces your toothbrush is too bulky… Read more »

Are You Aware of Which Unhealthy Foods You Should Avoid?

Are you aware of foods to avoid in your diet? Although many foods can do severe damage to your waistline, we often forget to consider the damage they can be doing to your gum line. To help combat this, you can set forth an effective treatment plan to eradicate any conditions that may arise with… Read more »

Dental Appointments Every Six Months?

We’ve all missed dental appointments, but there are those who haven’t been for a check-up in years. These persons are risking serious dental issues. Identifying tooth decay and gum disease early can make the difference between saving a tooth or removing it, resulting in expensive and complicated surgery to fix your smile. So, how much… Read more »

The Basics of Biological Dentistry

Biological dentistry is an approach to dentistry that doesn’t function as a dental specialty as branches such as orthodontics and periodontology do. Rather, it’s a focus on dentistry as a whole that provides a mindful approach to treating the complex relationship between the mouth the body. Biological dentistry is devoted to finding the safest dental… Read more »

Home Remedies for Wisdom Tooth Pain

While there are a few home remedies you can use to treat the pain associated with sore wisdom teeth, these alternatives are not sufficient to replace professional procedures from a licensed practitioner. If you try one or more of these treatments, ensure that you also seek out the support of your dentist. One of the… Read more »

Important Tips About Toothbrushing Techniques

Because brushing your teeth remains one of the most important oral health care treatments you can do, it is important to make sure it is being done effectively. Not only do you need to make sure that you are brushing your teeth at least twice every day, but you also need to make sure you’re… Read more »

Diagnosis: Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

When you come into The Dental Studio, Dr. David S. Peterson will take care of making sure your dental health is on track. Each appointment we schedule includes a baby bottle tooth decay visit, so you can rest assured knowing that your child’s teeth are in the best shape possible. To diagnose whether your child… Read more »

Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Teeth Whitening Treatments

If you ever wanted a brighter smile, modern dentistry offers numerous opportunities to whiten and brighten your teeth. Numerous over-the-counter products exist today to enhance your smile with whitening substances, including in mouthwash, toothpaste, and even chewing gum. However, the most effective form of whitening teeth treatment is teeth whitening systems. Although teeth whitening treatment… Read more »

An Untreated Dental Fracture Is at Increased Risk of Suffering from Tooth Decay

Tooth enamel is made from a complex matrix of dense mineral crystals. This helps your teeth to resist the development of tooth decay. However, when a tooth is chipped or fractures, the increased surface area and minute textures created in the tooth’s enamel layer can cause significant problems. If you don’t have the fractured tooth… Read more »