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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Zoom! Teeth Whitening
...The most common include aging and consumption of staining substances such as coffee, tea, colas, tobacco, red wine, etc...

Restore the Brilliance of Your Smile
...They include: Dark beverages and foods such as blueberries, coffee, black tea, colas and sports drinks Smokeless tobacco and cigarettes Acidic foods such as tomato sauce and citrus fruits (they actually soft tooth enamel) Neglected oral hygiene habits (brushing, flossing and in-office care) Prescriptions medications such as some antibiotics, blood pressure medications and antihistamines What you can do in Dayton You can limit staining dietary choices, drink more water and keep up with your brushing, flossing and professional cleanings...

Restoring Your Dental Implants
...If you smoke, consider quitting because tobacco is the biggest threat to implant retention...

What Is Dental Bonding?
...Any tobacco use stains your teeth and dental bonding, and your dentist will recommend quitting smoking to prevent oral cancer...

Oral Hygiene
... Quit tobacco...

Pediatric Dentistry
...From toothbrushing for your toddler to helping your teenager stay away from tobacco, Dear Doctor magazine offers the most important tips for healthy habit formation through childhood and beyond...

Periodontal Therapy
... Eating a nutritious diet low in sugar, and staying away from tobacco in all forms, will also increase your periodontal health — and your chances of keeping your teeth for life...

Bad Breath
...A chronically dry mouth (xerostomia), which is often a side effect of certain medications, and tobacco use can also contribute to this problem...

Geographic Tongue
... Discomfort from the condition can sometimes be relieved with over-the-counter pain relievers; mouthrinses containing anesthetics, antihistamines, or steroids; and by avoiding certain irritants such as tobacco, alcohol, and foods that are spicy, salty or acidic...

Oral Cancer
...Giving up tobacco in all forms, along with alcohol are big ones...

Oral Piercings
...From toothbrushing for your toddler to helping your teenager stay away from tobacco, Dear Doctor magazine offers the most important tips for healthy habit formation through childhood and beyond...

Stress & Oral Health
...Using stimulating substances such as caffeine, alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs can also put you at risk...

The Connection Between Oral Health and General Health
...Maintaining a healthy weight, getting moderate exercise (and, if you use tobacco, quitting the habit) will help with this...

Oral Cancer Screening
... Of course, the other major risk factors still apply: If you're middle aged or older, a moderate to heavy drinker or a long-time tobacco user, you have a greater chance of developing oral cancer...

Oral Hygiene for Kids
...These include drinking plenty of water and avoiding soda, sports drinks and energy drinks, all of which are highly acidic; avoiding tobacco and alcohol; and continuing to visit the dental office regularly for cleanings and exams...

Age One Dental Visit
...From toothbrushing for your toddler to helping your teenager stay away from tobacco, Dear Doctor magazine offers the most important tips for healthy habit formation through childhood and beyond...

Sealants
...From toothbrushing for your toddler to helping your teenager stay away from tobacco, Dear Doctor magazine offers the most important tips for healthy habit formation through childhood and beyond...

Teething
...From toothbrushing for your toddler to helping your teenager stay away from tobacco, Dear Doctor magazine offers the most important tips for healthy habit formation through childhood and beyond...