Educating our patients is a key part of our integrated oral health care approach. Our blog offers a wealth of information to keep you and your family smiling!
Can Tooth Enamel Be Repaired?
It's a well-established fact that good overall healthcare begins with good oral hygiene, the foundation of which is brushing with toothpaste at least twice a day, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash. Another critical factor in dental health, however, is tooth enamel, an often overlooked facet of dental hygiene. Enamel, which is the thin, tough outer shell that covers a tooth, is the hardest tissue in the human body. Enamel covers the crown, the part of the tooth that's visible above the gum line.
What Is A Dental Emergency?
Dental pain and dental problems can be unsettling experiences that can threaten your overall health. When these events occur, your dentist should be your first call. However, if you encounter problems such as severe pain, a lost filling, an abscessed tooth, a bacterial infection, or any other issues that take place over a weekend, on a holiday, or in the middle of the night, you may well need to see an emergency dentist. It's possible you may even need to make a trip to the emergency room to receive immediate attention.
Do I Have a Cavity?
From a young age, most Americans learn that the reason we have to brush our teeth is to prevent cavities. Cavities are often portrayed in kids' cartoons as evil villains, scheming to destroy teeth and give children toothaches. But even as adults, how much do most people really know about cavities?
Dr. Gregory Plancich’s 2017 Guatemala Mission Trip | Open Wide Foundation
Since 2013, Dr. Gregory Plancich and Dr. Bryce Plancich have traveled to Guatemala to provide oral health care to those in need.