Family Dentist

Do you know what foods and drinks are good for your teeth and which aren’t? Common foods and beverages can contribute to the erosion of tooth enamel and the development of tooth decay. The most dangerous ingredients to your teeth are sugar and acid -...

“Soda”, “pop”, “soft drink” … whatever term you use to refer to that cold, thirst-quenching drink you enjoy, you might begin to find that too much of this “good thing” can be doing considerable damage to your teeth. Your family dentist can address the harmful...

For many people, their diet choices can explain the odor emanating from their mouth. But when chronic halitosis persists, a visit to the family dentist will identify the root cause. Strong foods like onions, garlic and many spicy meats and vegetables; or beverages like coffee and...

Plaque is a sticky biofilm that collects on the teeth. This substance harbors oral bacteria, which can attack both the enamel and the gum tissue, causing tooth decay and periodontal disease. If you fail to clear it from the surface of the teeth, plaque will begin...