5 Oral Health Tips for Diabetics

Did you know that diabetes can influence the condition of your mouth? Diabetes increases your risk for mouth infections like dry mouth, oral thrush and gum disease. Fortunately, all these issues are still escapable, as long as you regularly follow these five tips: - Control your blood sugar. Your family... Read more »

What are the Differences Between Cold Sores and Canker Sores?

No one has ever said they love a mouth sore. Mouth sores, occasionally called soft-tissue disturbances, in or out of the mouth can sometimes be painful, unpleasant-looking, and could potentially be a sign of a more serious disease. Many patients have confused cold sores for canker sores and canker sores... Read more »

Habits That Can Hurt Your Teeth

You want to keep your smile bright, healthy, and happy. You know there are things to do to help this happen, like brushing and flossing every day. Did you know that there are some things that you should NOT do? Dr. Nandhini Bogavelli is happy to make you aware of... Read more »

Maintaining Your Dentures and Healthy Gums Will Help Them Fit Comfortably in Your Mouth

The complete denture created for you by the dental specialists at Pristine Smiles was designed from durable materials that are invulnerable to bacterial tooth decay. Yet you will still need to apply some daily habits to maintain the dental appliance and the overall health of your natural periodontal tissues. This... Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Is at Increasing Risk of Suffering from a New Cavity

Chips and dental fractures can vary in severity. Some have a minimal effect on the tooth enamel and might not even cause heightened sensitivity or other symptoms in distress. However, the damaged dental structures could gradually start to trap bacterial deposits causing a severe cavity to develop deep inside the... Read more »

Smile Restorations Begin with Dental Bonding

Is your mouth suffering from various visible flaws? Do you have a noticeable stain or two that simply cannot be repaired or removed with teeth whiteners? Are you looking for a service that will not conceal a tooth with procedures such as a dental veneer or crown? Fortunately, dental bonding... Read more »

Dental Health Care Focus: Fluoride

Fluoride is a backbone in our society thanks to its potential benefits to our smile. Fluoride treatments have even been put into the public water supply. Despite this, many people remain unaware as to what exactly it is that fluoride does. Focus your oral health care on fluoride. Save your... Read more »

Caring for Your Toothbrush Needs

Your toothbrush is one of the most important tools in your fight against plaque buildup and bacteria. Trying to choose a tooth brush is another fight all on its own. When it comes to toothbrushes, you have to pick which one that will be the best brush best for you... Read more »

Large Cavities Might Be Treated with a Crown or Inlay and Onlay Dental Filling

A large cavity on the biting surface of one of your teeth can significantly impair your ability to chew and process food. Left unchecked the bacterial presence could penetrate deep into the tooth to invite a more serious problem. If you notice a cavity on one of your teeth, you... Read more »

Healing From a Tooth Extraction

There are times when teeth are too badly damaged or infected for conventional restoration methods to be used. In those cases, tooth extractions must be done to ensure the safety of the rest of your smile. During these procedures, it is important as with all oral health care treatments to... Read more »