Choosing the Best Mouthwash for Your Needs

Are you considering including mouthwash in your daily oral hygiene routine? If so, good for you! This is an easy and effective way to improve your dental health. But before you put mouthwash into your shopping cart at the grocery store, you need to understand which mouthwash is the best... Read more »

A Root Planing Might Be Needed to Treat Chronic Gum Disease Problems

Flossing your teeth and cleaning along the gumline once a day is an important element of your daily oral hygiene routine. If you are lax in performing this basic measure, stray food particles and bacterial plaque can start to build up near the base of your teeth. In time these... Read more »

A Removable Complete Denture Can Help Restore Your Full Ability to Chew Food

If you have lost multiple teeth to untreated cavities or chronic gum disease then you are likely frustrated by your impaired ability to chew food. Rather than learning to live with limited food choices, you should consider scheduling a dentures consultation with the dental specialists at Dental Care. In many... Read more »

Teach Your Child About Their Smile by Using These Games and Resources

Education is important when it comes to having a strong and healthy smile, which is why our dentist, Dr. Frank Pettisani, encourages you to teach your child all they need to know about their smile, oral health, and oral hygiene. To help you do so, he recommends using the many... Read more »

Helpful Facts About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea disorder is an oral health condition linked to interrupted breathing patterns while you sleep. Because sleep apnea often goes untreated due to difficulties in spotting symptoms of its existence, you could suffer for years before knowing anything is even wrong. This is dangerous because if you suffer from... Read more »

Preparing for Dental Emergencies

A successful outcome in a dental emergency often depends what you do when the incident occurs. It's a good idea to plan ahead for an oral emergency. - If you have an accidental bite in your mouth or on your lips, check for bleeding. Most injuries involving self-bites do not... Read more »

Challenge Your Brain by Taking This Smile Quiz

Your smile is simple yet complex at the same time. It consists of teeth, gums, and personality. It is quite important in the everyday life, especially because it helps you eat, talk, and even make a first impression. To find out what you know about smiles, Dr. Frank Pettisani encourages... Read more »

Do You Know Which Foods are Bad for Your Smile?

Is your oral health operating at its maximum? Did you know that your diet could be holding you back? Do you know what are considered bad foods for your smile? For a small list of things in your diet you may want to avoid, see the following: - Products that... Read more »

Dental Extraction Recovery for Dentures Requires Time and Quality Aftercare

When a significant number of teeth are lost to periodontal disease and untreated cavities, the impact to your basic oral function can be severe. Sometimes standard dental restorations can prove to be prohibitive or overly invasive. In a situation like this, Dr. Frank Pettisani might recommend extracting your remaining teeth... Read more »

Dental Anxiety 101

If you are afraid of going to the dentist, then you are not alone. Thousands of people suffer from some kind of dental anxiety, which keeps them away from the dentist. As a result, their oral health takes a serious hit which could have been avoided. That is why our... Read more »