Antiseptic Mouthwash Cannot Physically Remove Material from Between Your Teeth

Making a conscious effort to floss at least once per day as well as brushing your teeth each morning and night is essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. With consistency this daily routine can help food particles, plaque and sugar residue to reduce the bacterial presence in your mouth. This reduces your chances of suffering… Read more »

Dental Emergency Tips

Even if you practice proper, regular dental hygiene, dental emergencies may occur. Dr. Steven J. Brazis and our team stress the importance of knowing what to do in these situations. There are things you can do at home to relieve discomfort and to minimize damage before you come in to our office. Toothache Rinse your… Read more »

Symptoms of Oral Cancer to Watch For

Oral Cancer A cancer of the lips, inside of the mouth, back of the throat, tonsils or salivary glands, oral cancer occurs more frequently in men than women. Like many cancers, oral cancer can be fatal if it is not detected and treated early. Early detection of this cancer is very important, as it is… Read more »

Cavity Prevention

To help protect your smile from risks that can arise as you age, it is important to always practice effective oral hygiene routines including brushing and flossing every single day. Ideally, you should brush at least twice a day and floss at least once a day as well. However, your oral health care will not… Read more »

Oral Piercing: Is It Worth It?

If you are thinking about piercing your tongue, you may want to think twice. Although tongue piercings have become very popular over the years, you may want to consider the risks before you decide to buy a new jewelry box for your collection of new tongue studs. There are many blood vessels in your mouth,… Read more »

Dental Miracle Makers: Interdental Cleaners

Building a better smile should always be at the top of your list for oral health care. However, crafting a better smile doesn’t always consist of receiving tooth restorations or repairs. In many cases, you can craft a better smile simply by cleaning it. Cleaning your smile is extremely important, as every day your teeth… Read more »

Dental Restorations: Dental Crowns

There are times when a tooth may appear to be too damaged to save. However, even in cases of extreme damage, a dental crown may help you to keep your tooth. Dental crowns cap and conceal teeth on all sides down to the gum line for a solid hold that can provide decades of support…. Read more »

Pregnancy and Your Teeth: What You Need to Know

Pregnancy comes with a whole set of changes and expectations for your body. Watching what you eat, what you do, and where you go may become more important than it was before, but this is true for more than just restaurant and travel plans. While it may be the last thing on your mind, taking… Read more »

Seven Causes of Oral Cancer

Cancer of the mouth and throat is discovered in thousands of persons every year. In 2017, over 50,000 oral cancer patients were diagnosed. Because of this, your dentist will not only be looking for cavities and gum disease during your check-up, but he will also be watchful for potential evidence of oral cancer. We have… Read more »

Nutrition and Oral Health

A new year often puts a new focus on positive lifestyle changes, such as maintaining a proper diet and exercising regularly. We know that proper nutrition is important for energy and the functioning of our bodies, but have you ever stopped to think of how nutrition affects your mouth? The easiest way to ensure you… Read more »