Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Sports Drinks, Energy Drinks and Your Smile

Sports drinks are very popular. Energy drinks are even more so. However, as popular as they are, they can cause serious damage to your teeth and overall health. Sports drinks are fine after a game, practice or workout. But since they are designed to replace lost electrolytes, carbohydrates and other... Read more »

Try Water Flossers if Traditional Floss Hurts You

Did you know, water flossers are excellent to use if traditional floss hurts your hands or fingers? Yes, it’s true! Water flossing has become a significant wave of success when it comes to flossing your teeth properly. Luckily, our dentist, Dr. Alan and Cory Andrews with Crabtree Dental Center in... Read more »

Choosing Your Dental Floss

Flossing is every bit as important as brushing when it comes to taking care of your teeth. If you don’t floss, you are not cleaning about 35 percent of the surfaces of your teeth. And that is a quite a bit of real estate for plaque and tartar to build... Read more »

Understanding Dental Bonding

Are you ready to drastically improve your smile with a cosmetic dentistry treatment? If so, consider the use of a dental bond. Dental bonding treatments are designed to be placed directly onto the surfaces of teeth to provide restorations and repairs to not only improve the visual appearance of the... Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Halitosis

Your oral health care depends on making sure that your mouth is always free of debris and bacteria. Oftentimes, several oral health risks including halitosis can arise if you don't keep your mouth clean. This means that bad breath will begin to emanate from your mouth due to bacteria that... Read more »

A Significant Case of Tooth Decay Might Require a Dental Crown Restoration

Remembering to always brush your teeth every morning and night as well as making a conscious effort to thoroughly floss once per day is essential for removing food debris bacterial deposits from your teeth. With consistency, this daily routine can significantly reduce your chances of suffering from tooth decay and... Read more »

Save Your Smile with Oral Health Care Treatments and Protection Techniques

Never be afraid to look for new ways to improve your smile through the use of effective cleaning tools. Always make sure you are flossing and brushing your teeth every day and using tools that are safe and effective for use. This can include visiting your dentist for product recommendations... Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Cosmetic Dentistry Enhancements

Are you aware of your cosmetic dentistry treatment options? Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that exists to dramatically improve your smile and give you a smile makeover worthy of a mouth masterpiece. Numerous treatments exist to enhance your smile. Your dentist can help you decide which is best... Read more »