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What Is Enamel Erosion?

Plaque and the bacteria that feed on it are the culprits behind cavities. But, the microbes in your mouth aren’t responsible for enamel erosion. If the pearly white outer layer of your teeth is wearing away, take a look at the what’s, how’s, and why’s of this all too common dental dilemma. What Is Enamel? […]

The Flu And Your Dental Care | Dr. Kenneth Schweizer DDS, PA

There have been between 9.2 million and 35.6 million cases of the flu since 2010, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates. Along with a high fever, chills, aches, pains, and general fatigue, the flu can result in the near-inability to tackle your normal daily activities. This includes routine dental care. […]

Easing Dental Phobia: The Hall Technique

Your child needs to have good experiences at the dentist when he or she is young so that anxiety isn’t carried into adulthood. Between 9 and 20 percent of adults avoid the dentist because of a dental phobia. Dental phobia is a problem since an individual may shirk preventative care and let problems fester. While […]

Denture Care For New Denture Wearers

Dentures need proper care just like your natural teeth. In addition, your mouth still needs proper care even when you wear dentures. If you’re new to wearing dentures, you may not have the handle on maintaining your dentures yet. These tips will help you through the process of caring for your dentures and your remaining […]

3 Tooth Whitening Mistakes To Avoid

Whether you have just had braces removed or preparing for retirement, you might be thinking about whitening your teeth to improve your look before you enter into the next chapter of your life. Unfortunately, even small mistakes could compromise your results and make your smile uncomfortable. Here are three simple tooth whitening mistakes to avoid […]

6 Common Complications After Wisdom Tooth Surgery

If a wisdom tooth does not have space to grow, it can result in discomfort, infections, and other dental problems. Extraction is usually the most feasible remedy. Many patients experience short-lived, post-operative complications after wisdom-tooth removal, but these can be managed easily. Here are some of the complications you may experience and their effective remedies. […]

Worn Teeth: An In-Depth Look At This Problem And Its Solutions

As you age, it’s completely natural for your tooth enamel to slowly wear down. At the age of 30, for example, a “normal” adult will have lost about a millimeter from their front teeth due to the friction caused by chewing. Unfortunately, an increasing number of older adults are experiencing excessive wear beyond what’s considered […]

Gums, Gum Disease, And Treatment | Kenneth Schweizer

The Owner’s Guide to Gums, Gum Disease, and Treatment Your gums are called “gingiva” by medically trained people, including your dentist. Healthy gums provide a safe, nurturing base for your teeth. Gums are like cushioned pink armor that protects the teeth and roots of teeth from bacterial invasion and trauma. If your gums become diseased […]