Choosing the Right Mouthwash

From time to time, everyone can use a little help with their breath. It may be you had a lunch that is still lingering even after you leave the restaurant. You might need to tighten up your oral healthcare routine, or you may have a medical condition that is causing... Read more »

CEREC® Dental Crowns: The Way of the Future

Do you need a dental crown? Then you’ll only want to settle for the best. CEREC dental crowns are the way of the future. These are highly customizable and can be placed in as little as a single office visit. Here are some more details: - CEREC crowns can be... Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Might Need to Be Repaired by a Dental Crown

Tooth enamel is intended to be hard enough to handle the basic functions of chewing and biting. Yet there are some situations that can cause a fracture to alter the surface of a tooth. If Dr. Joel Manalese can’t effectively repair the tooth with a basic dental filling, he might... Read more »

Severe Periodontal Disease Can Also Cause Systemic Inflammation

Hardened tartar at the gum line often occurs when an inconsistent daily oral hygiene routine fails to remove food particles and plaque from your teeth. The continual bacterial presence can cause periodontal inflammation. Also known as gingivitis, this early form of periodontal disease can cause your gums to appear red... Read more »

Getting Kids Excited About Dental Care

If you are raising children, or you have ever raised them, you know that that sometimes, it can be tough to get them to brush their teeth. Some parents might even say that the word “tough” is an understatement. But the good news is that you don’t necessarily have to... Read more »

Beating Bad Breath

If you take a walk down the dental aisle at your local store, you will see plenty of mouthwashes and rinses designed to solve the problem of bad breath. Stop in at any gas station or convenience store and you can buy mints and gum that claim to give you... Read more »

Toothbrush Trivia

That toothbrush hanging in your bathroom cabinet or next to your sink has a long history. People have been using one kind of toothbrush or another for as long ago as 5,000 years. Back in “the day” people would use the end of a stick to scrub the food particles... Read more »

Missing Teeth Require Dental Bridges

If you are missing any teeth, it is highly recommended that you consider replacing them with an effective treatment such as a dental bridge. The more teeth you have missing, the stronger the need for dental bridges. Here are a few facts about dental bridges: - Bridges can replace empty... Read more »

Halitosis May Be Linked to Underlying Health Disorders

Halitosis may be linked to underlying health disorders. Halitosis, a symptom more commonly referred to as bad breath, is a disorder that results from foul odors originating from the mouth. Naturally, bad breath is caused by poor oral hygiene or infection in your mouth, but it can stem from deeper... Read more »

Beware the Dangers of Bruxism

Beware the dangers of bruxism. Bruxism is a common, yet often undetected sleep disorder created by grinding or gnashing your teeth while unconscious, and often done while asleep. Treating bruxism can be done fairly easily with night guards or bite plates, but the tough task is determining if you even... Read more »