How Does Aging Affect Your Dental Health?

Did you know that growing older affects your dental health? The constant wear and tear on your mouth from chewing and eating food can wear down your teeth and the joints in your jaw. However, that doesn’t mean your teeth will fall out when you are older, as daily habits such as brushing and flossing can keep your teeth strong... read more »

Are You Prepared for Oral Emergencies?

Are you prepared for oral emergencies? Did you know never to use sharp tools when removing objects that are stuck in your mouth? Did you know that applying gauze can help stop bleeding in the event of an open wound caused by biting your lip or tongue? The difference of a few seconds with an oral injury and the choices... read more »

Periodontal Disease Prevention Starts with Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits

Periodontal disease is an all-too-common affliction affecting the gum health of millions of Americans each year. Early symptoms, such as red or inflamed gums that bleed easily during brushing and flossing, should not be ignored. This early stage of periodontal disease, which is known as gingivitis, can often be treated with a thorough dental cleaning at Advantage Dentists. You can... read more »

Treat Your Teeth and Gums Like Your Most Valuable Asset

Our teeth and gums are extremely important for a variety of tasks we ask of them. Your teeth help to chew food effectively and to speak properly. Without them, even simple tasks such as these are severely hindered. If your gums become damaged, it’s possible for them to lose their grasp on your teeth, even healthy ones, resulting in tooth... read more »

How Can Sedation Dentistry Help Your Dental Anxiety?

Naturally, there may be things you can do to protect your teeth, such as brushing and flossing your teeth. Similarly, you may know that you should schedule an appointment with our team at least once every six months for a routine cleaning. These appointments are actually very important because they’ll give our team chance to identify issues before they become... read more »

A Damaged Crown Needs Immediate Attention and Treatment

Dr. Sula fashioned your dental crown to be durable enough to stand the test of time. However, there are some instances when a hard blow to the face or other oral accident can cause a chip or fracture in a crown. If you have a crown that is damaged in some way, you need to have it examined at Advantage... read more »

What You Can Do to Prevent Dry Socket

You may have heard of dry sockets before, but do you know exactly what they are? Dry sockets often form after you have a wisdom tooth removed, but they can form after any after any tooth is extracted. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to avoid this problem. If you need to have a tooth extracted,... read more »

The Ways to Avoid Tooth Decay and Enamel Erosion from Soda

As you may already know, soda can harm your smile. It can also cause severe discomfort. If you’re not careful, soda can create enamel erosion and tooth decay, which are two dental issues that can result in tooth sensitivity and tooth extraction. So, to help you keep soda from harming your smile, our Advantage Dentists dental team encourages you to... read more »

A Filling Is Often Used to Repair a Small Cavity

Poor oral hygiene practices can weaken tooth enamel and promote the natural bacteria living in your mouth. When this happens, it greatly increases your chances of developing tooth decay problems. With early detection, a small cavity can often be repaired by your dentist, Dr. Sula, by applying a basic dental filling. Your dentist will start by examining the tooth and... read more »

Brushing, Flossing, and Now…Rinsing

Most dentists agree that brushing and flossing your teeth daily are essential hygiene habits for combatting poor oral health. However, rinsing with mouthwash has never truly been considered in the same group of oral health fighting habits. The reason is because so many mouthwashes only provide a rinse, and don’t actively fight bacteria in your mouth. It is important to... read more »