Your Oral Health While Pregnant: Frequently Asked Questions

You’re expecting a baby? Congratulations! Amongst all the knowledge you may be in the midst of acquiring, one thing you may be surprised to learn is that your pregnancy can affect your oral health – and vice versa. Here are some important FAQs: Q: What oral problems might appear during... Read more »

What Are Plaque and Tartar?

Did you know that tartar is simply plaque that has hardened in your mouth? Unfortunately, dental damage can occur if you try to remove it yourself, so allow a trained dental professional to do it for you. For more information about plaque and tartar buildup, consider the following: - Plaque... Read more »

A Chipped or Loose Dental Crown Needs Professional Attention

A patient with a tooth suffering from a large cavity or fractured tooth enamel often needs a dental crown. The treatment plan is also sometimes used to cosmetically restore a tooth or as the final phase of a root canal treatment. Dental crowns are typically created from materials like dental... Read more »

Cavity Care and Prevention

What is a cavity, and how do you prevent them? A cavity occurs when your tooth enamel has been damaged extensively, to the point that a hole has developed in the inner parts of your tooth. If left unchecked, cavities can cause infection or tooth loss. If you have a... Read more »

How to Maintain Your Natural Teeth as a Senior

Your senior smile is important to Dr. Michael J. Conway and our dental team. This is why we encourage you to take good care of your teeth and gums. If you do so, you can maintain a healthy, beautiful, and natural smile throughout your life. That’s right—even as a senior!... Read more »

Do You Have Any General Knowledge about Malocclusions?

Do you have any general knowledge about malocclusions? Damage to your teeth in the form of a misalignment can increase your risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth breakage. When teeth are not straight, they can easily chip or crack, and cause you enamel damage that can put your... Read more »

Is Your Oral Health in Good Standing?

Is your oral health in good standing? Have you been doing enough to ensure your mouth is getting the treatment it deserves? If not, there is no better time to start, as your teeth and gums will continue to decline as you age if the proper steps are not taken... Read more »

How to Treat Sleep Apnea

You’ve probably heard of sleep apnea. You may also know that individuals who are suffering from sleep apnea tend to snore regularly. There are several other symptoms you could be aware of, such as trouble focusing, headaches, and constant fatigue. While it may be tempting to address sleep apnea with... Read more »

Laser Dentistry: The Facts

Did you know that laser dentistry has been used for more than twenty years? Still, in recent years, laser dentistry has become more popular—but do you know why? Specifically, do you know what the benefits of laser dentistry actually are? In reality, several treatments can be done with lasers. If... Read more »

Are Dental Veneers What You’ve Been Looking For?

If you are reluctant to share your smile with the world because of damaged or imperfect teeth, you are not alone. There are thousands of people who feel the same and would like to perfect their smile. This is why Kenmore Dental is here to help, by offering dental veneers... Read more »