What Are the Enemies of the Smile?

Unfortunately, there are many things in the world today that can harm the smile. These things are known as smile enemies. If you want a top-notch oral health, then you need to keep these smile enemies at bay. In order to do so, you need to know what they are.... Read more »

How Do I Properly Brush My Teeth?

Brushing may seem like a straightforward concept, but there’s actually more to brushing than you may think. Brushing cuts back on plaque, keeps teeth and gums healthy, and contributes to overall oral health, but only if done properly. To obtain a healthier smile from brushing, consider these recommended techniques. Always... Read more »

A Lesson in Laughing Gas

Although your dental check-up every 6 months shouldn’t be a cause for stress, there are those who may need a sedative to get them through—especially when the procedure is more intensive. When this is the case, your dentist has multiple anesthetics to choose between. For most instances involving nervousness and... Read more »

Hum While You Brush

Do you have trouble brushing for the two minutes recommended by most dentists? Brushing for that full two minutes can do a world of good to help you clean your teeth and defend your mouth from dangers like cavities and gum disease, so it’s imperative to do. To help you,... Read more »

Important Tips About Aging and Dental Health

It is essential to keep your smile safe as you age. This includes effective oral health care treatments, damage prevention techniques, and a healthy diet. With effective implementation of optimum oral health care procedures, your smile has the best chance to thrive for a lifetime's worth of use. Consider the... Read more »

Dry Mouth Medications

Although xerostomia is unfortunately an incurable condition, proper maintenance can make it a livable one. By making some little changes to your diet, practicing solid oral hygiene habits and taking the advice of Dr. Wintermantel, you can manage dry mouth. Here are a few things you should be aware of... Read more »

Watching for Gum Disease

Numerous people think that periodontal disease is an obvious sickness where gums are majorly dimmed and pearly whites are falling out, but that's not quite right. Periodontal disease comes in several kinds and starts out quite subtly. Learn about periodontal disease by reading this information we've put together for you.... Read more »

Are There Foods that Can Help Me Prevent Cavities?

Fortunately, there are things you can do to keep cavities at bay, and one of those things is eating anti-cavity foods. That’s right—there are foods available that can help you prevent tooth decay! To tell you all about them, our dentist, Dr. Wintermantel, is happy to provide this list: -... Read more »

All You Need to Know About Dental Floss

Dental floss is important when it comes to caring for and cleaning your smile. Unfortunately, because there are so many different flossing tools and techniques, many people have questions about dental floss. If you’re one of these people, it’s best to find the answers so you can have a top-notch... Read more »

Your Child Needs a Strong Smile. Here’s How to Prevent Weak Tooth Enamel

Your child’s tooth enamel helps them have the strong and healthy teeth they need to use their smile. It’s like a little shell that protects the internal layers of the chompers. As you may already know, it’s important to keep these shells healthy and strong. If they are weak, your... Read more »