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 »

Facts on the Different Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease has two different stages, and our dentist, Dr. Michael J. Conway, would like to tell you all about them. The more you know about gum disease, the better chance you have of preventing it and treating it when necessary. This is very important because gum disease is a... Read more »

Cleaning Your Teeth During Orthodontic Treatment

Good dental hygiene is imperative, particularly if you are wearing braces. Dental hygiene during orthodontic treatment can prevent issues like cavities under the brackets and discoloration. To ensure that you or your child are cleaning your braces and teeth properly, Dr. Michael J. Conway and our team are happy to... Read more »

Tips for Preventing Tooth Decay

We would all love to prevent cavities, but this can be easier said than done. Maybe you don’t know where to start when maintaining your dental health. To aid you in your quest, Dr. Michael J. Conway and our team are happy to offer some general guidelines. Consistent Dental Hygiene... Read more »

Understanding Dental Bridges

Have you heard about all the benefits that can be had by making sure you have a complete dental profile? A complete smile consists of making sure that every tooth that is supposed to be in your mouth is. Even if for any reason you have teeth extracted or have... Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: The Benefits of Straighter Teeth

Are you familiar with the negative effects that can arise in your oral health if you are suffering from malocclusions? Malocclusions, also known as bad bites, refer to misalignments in your smile. If your teeth are out of position, it can negatively affect the visual appearance of your mouth and... Read more »

Is Your Smile Safe from Unwarranted Risk Factors?

The most effective smiles focus on caring for your teeth and gums by all means possible. This includes making sure you're receiving the necessary care your teeth require to stay safe. It's also important that you keep up the appearance of your teeth and avoid products that can easily stain... Read more »

Questions and Answers About Brushing Teeth

If you have improper toothbrushing tools or technique, it can lead to an ineffective routine. At best, this is a waste of your time, and at worst, it can actually hurt your smile. Here are some common questions asked about brushing teeth, and answers that we think may help you... Read more »

Lingual Braces

If you are curious about lingual braces and how they differ from standard braces, then we can help you understand what they are and what they can do for you. Lingual braces do what normal braces do. They perform corrections that straighten your teeth out. They are placed on the... Read more »