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 buildup is a known contributor to gum disease. - Tartar... 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 cavity, it’s time for an honest self-assessment of your oral... read more »