Smile Therapy: Enamel Erosion Treatments

One of the common ailments that can arise in regard to an individual’s oral health care is enamel erosion. Enamel erosion has numerous causes which can slowly deteriorate your smile. This is because harmful acids will eat through your tooth enamel and leave you susceptible to cavities and eventual tooth loss. In order to keep your smile safe, set forth... read more »

Your New Dental Crown Needs Daily Brushing and Flossing

The dental crown installed in your mouth is intended to fully restore your normal oral function. The dental work was created from special dental materials that will not be susceptible to demineralization and tooth decay. Yet your new dental crown will still need to be included in your daily oral hygiene practices. If hardened tartar starts to build up at... read more »

Don’t Skip Flossing

Finding time to brush your teeth twice a day can be a daunting challenge, so how are you expected to remember to floss as well? With everything going on in life, it's easy to push your oral health routine to the back burner. However, you can't afford to do that if you want to stay healthy. Your oral health affects... read more »

Advantages and Benefits of Water Flossers

Historically, regularly flossing the teeth has been the least-followed advice dentists have given. New technology, such as water flossers, makes flossing much more convenient and enjoyable, with no loss of regular cleaning effectiveness along with several great advantages. Using a narrow stream of water to clean between your teeth, water flossers effectively dislodge food, plaque, and bacteria by pulsing and... read more »

Choosing Good Toothpaste

Believe it or not, but the toothpaste you choose to use can have a big impact on your oral health. Using toothpaste that's not approved by the American Dental Association, or using a toothpaste with less-than-ideal ingredients can actually harm your oral health. So let's take a few minutes to see what Dr. Brett McCown here at Tier One Dental... read more »

Cavities: What You Need to Know

What keeps people from having a cavity filled? Generally, the answer comes down to one of two important issues: fear of the dentist or concern about the cost of the treatment. However, if you have a cavity filled, there are a few reasons you should get it filled immediately. You see, cavities are formed by tooth decay and erosion over... read more »

Back-to-School Dental Checklist

As you get ready to go back to school, don’t forget about your back-to-school dental checklist! When you complete your back-to-school dental checklist, you will attend school with a strong and healthy smile! 1. Schedule your six month dental appointments. It is strongly recommended that you visit your dentist every six months for a routine dental checkup. These checkups are... read more »