Superior Smiles Include Gum Disease Risk Factor Assessment

                               Building a better smile begins with building a better prevention plan. Keeping your smile safe from numerous risk factors that can destroy your smile is extremely important, so your smile can continue to thrive. One particular condition you should be mindful of is periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, also known... Read more »

The Uses of Dentures That Can Transform Your Smile

One of the most extensive and popular options for tooth replacement is dentures, which are natural-looking dental appliances of artificial teeth that enable our team at St. Marys Dental Center to easily and efficiently restore missing teeth in your smile. Below, we have listed the uses of dentures that can... Read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Mouth Guards

Are you involved in any physical activities that can put your mouth at risk? If your smile is at risk of suffering from severe dental damage or facial trauma, you will want to use a mouth guard. Furthermore, not only is a mouth guard important, but the care and treatment... Read more »

Focus Your Smile on Dental Damage Prevention

  Due to the continual concerns involved with dental damage, it is important to make sure you are always protecting your smile at every chance possible. The more you do to protect your teeth and gums from outside influence, the better chance your smile has for thriving for the rest... Read more »

Dental Fracture Treatment Might Involve a Dental Crown Restoration

A tooth can often sometimes be fractured by an accidental blow to the mouth or some other form of oral trauma. At the same time introducing foreign objects to your mouth by chewing on desktop items, or using your teeth to open a package, can also fracture a tooth. In... Read more »

What You Should Know When Considering Dental Veneers

If you are considering receiving dental veneers, we invite you to review the following information about this cosmetic treatment: What are dental veneers? These custom-made tooth-colored shells cover the front side of your teeth and can improve the appearance of your smile and your confidence if you have unwanted flaws... Read more »

Chronic Plaque Acid Buildup Can Start to Demineralize Tooth Enamel

Poor oral hygiene practices can cause plaque and bacterial matter to build up in your mouth. If it occurs on a frequent basis the chronic presence of plaque acids in your mouth can gradually start to affect the mineral density of your tooth enamel. As this starts to happen you... Read more »

Some Things to Know About Bloody Gums

From time to time bleeding gums mean your gums are slightly irritated, but other times bloody gums mean that something extra serious. It’s important that you don’t delay in caring for your bloody gums before your disease turns graver. Think about the following if you’ve observed any blood in your... Read more »

Word Definitions for Basic Categories of Teeth

In order to have an effective conversation with your dentist about your mouth, it helps to be familiar with basic dental vocabulary. That’s why we’ve provided you with a series of word definitions to evaluate: Let’s review four basic categories of teeth: Incisors: These are your sharp, chisel-shaped front teeth.There... Read more »

Is Your Diet Healthy for Your Smile?

To give yourself a healthy smile, you will want to maintain a healthy oral hygiene routine along with a balanced diet. For excellent dental health, we recommend eating a variety of foods, while limiting those high in sugars and starches. At St. Marys Dental Center, our dentist recommends a balanced diet... Read more »