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 »

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 Umansky, by applying a basic dental filling. Your dentist will start by examining the tooth... 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 »

A Few Facts on Remineralizing Your Teeth

Did you know that your enamel is the strongest substance in your mouth? But even though your enamel is strong, it can weaken over time. And once your enamel is gone, it’s gone forever--but your enamel can strengthen itself through a process known as remineralization. Fortunately, while remineralization is a natural process, there are a few things you can consider... read more »

A Crown Can Be Used to Repair Several Dental Issues

A crown is a hollow replica of a single tooth’s enamel layer. It is anchored on a post-like abutment that was formed from the core structures of the tooth that were suffering from one of the multiple dental issues. The specific problem at hand, as well the tooth’s primary function and location, will determine the materials that your Advantage Dentists... read more »