Strong teeth are vital to a healthy mouth. To ensure your teeth are as healthy as they can be, it’s important that you keep your enamel strong. But what if your teeth have been demineralized? Here, we’ll explain what demineralization and remineralization are, and how you can promote a strong and healthy smile.
What Is Demineralization?
Demineralization is the process by which your teeth lose vital mineral content due to the presence of plaque bacteria, tooth decay (or cavities), and leftover starchy and ...
Millions of Americans suffer from dental fear, which is why at Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry we do all we can to calm your nerves. We want you to feel comfortable and relaxed while we work. One way we do this is by offering IV sedation. Today, let’s talk about why with IV sedation, you don’t have to fear the dentist any more.
What Is IV Sedation?
Intravenous sedation, or IV sedation, is when a sedative drug is administered via an injection. Dentists sometimes ...
We don’t often think of medical emergencies as being dental-related. However, it's just as critical to be prepared for a dental emergency as any other injury. Here are five easy ways to be prepared just in case.
Know How to Treat Them Using Your Kitchen
Knowing how to treat a dental emergency is particularly important information, especially if you have kids or you are susceptible to dental injuries. You may be surprised to know that you have some tools you can use ...
You’ve heard many times that sugar is bad for your teeth, but it can be hard to avoid it when the sweet stuff is everywhere! We’ll explore what sugar does to your teeth, if all sugar is bad for your teeth, and what you can do to protect your oral health.
What Does Sugar Do To My Teeth?
Eating sugar doesn’t actually harm your oral health, but it's the acids that the bacteria on your teeth release after breaking sugar down that do. ...
There have been many well-publicized trends in oral health care over the last few years, but not all of them are good for your teeth! Here are a few dental fads to avoid in order to protect your teeth!
Brushing with Lemon Juice & Baking Soda
Both lemon juice and baking soda have been touted for their whitening abilities, but each carries its own separate dangers for your teeth. Lemon juice is highly acidic, and repeat exposure means risking the integrity of your ...