A Professionally Whitened Smile Needs to Be Maintained

Stains on your front teeth can leave you with a smile that has been dimmed by unsightly shades of yellow, gray, and brown. Rather than risk damaging your teeth and gums by experimenting with retail grade tooth whitening products, you should schedule a whitening appointment with our dentist, Dr. Joseph... Read more »

The Benefits of Dental Crown Restorations

Are you trying to decide if you should restore a tooth with a dental crown or not? If so, our dentist, Dr. Joseph N. Falco, is more than happy to help you. It’s important to make the best decision for your smile. So, to help you learn more about these... Read more »

Some Factors to Think About When Selecting a Mouthwash

When you’re in the oral hygiene aisle at the store, you’re probably overwhelmed by the many mouthwash options available. You’re not alone. Many people feel this same way. To help you narrow your selection options, our dentist, Dr. Joseph N. Falco, is happy to give you some factors to think... Read more »

Why Cavities Can Become Worse with Age

With age, comes many changes to your dental health, one of which is an increased likelihood of cavities. As the years pass, your smile undergoes many adverse changes, such as: Tooth enamel weakens, leaving the teeth vulnerable to bacteria and acid. Without the protective tooth enamel, the tooth itself is... Read more »

What Do You Know About Water Flossing?

Water flossers have been around for a good bit of time now, and lots of our patients use them. Like floss, water flossing is a way of cleaning bacteria from your chompers and gums and eliminating wedged food remnants from between your teeth. Here are a few things you should... Read more »

Smart Smile Basics: Dentures

If you have any lost or missing teeth, you are in need of a tooth replacement. If left unchecked, a missing tooth can lead to serious harm to your mouth. Not only will your jaw deteriorate, but you'll be at an increased risk for further tooth decay due to excess... Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Dental Checkups? Find Out Now by Taking This Quiz

If you think you know all there is to know about dental care and dental checkups, then it’s time to test your knowledge! Our dentist, Dr. Joseph N. Falco, and dental team think dental education is extremely beneficial, especially because it can help you take good care of your smile... Read more »

Putting a Stop to Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious problem that affects approximately fifty percent of American adults. The primary cause of gum disease is the buildup of plaque and tartar on your teeth. As those substances accumulate, your gums begin to swell, allowing the plaque accumulate below the gumline. Some of the symptoms... Read more »

The Truth About Root Canals

Root canals have gotten a bad rap over the years. Comedians make jokes about root canals, and most people cringe at the thought of having one. But a root canal can allow you to keep a tooth that in the past may have had to be extracted. A root canal... Read more »

Keeping Your Mouthguard in Good Shape

If you play any kind of sports in which there is a chance of an injury to your mouth, you should be wearing a mouthguard. Some schools may mandate that a player wear a mouthguard, but the chance or sustaining a trauma to your mouth and face exists in many... Read more »