Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account… Read more »

Signify Your Superb Smile With Dry Mouth Treatments and Prevention

Are you aware of the oral health risks associated with a downturn in saliva? If your body is not producing enough saliva, it can lead to several health risks, because saliva is essential for washing away debris in your mouth, neutralizing acids and providing disease-fighting substances for your smile. If you are suffering from dry… Read more »

Tooth Loss Complications Might Be Prevented by a Dental Bridge

Your 32 permanent teeth are intended to work in tandem with their partners in your bite pattern to efficiently break down food into small pieces that can be safely swallowed. When a single tooth is lost to an untreated case of tooth decay or some form of severe dental trauma it can do more than… Read more »

Saving Your Smile: Pregnancy and Dental Health

Are you familiar with the steps you need to take to protect your smile while you’re pregnant? Because individuals often focus on other aspects of the pregnancy, they may neglect their oral hygiene. To ensure your oral hygiene does not fail, visit your dentist routinely if your pregnant and need oral health care treatments and… Read more »

A Dental Implant Restoration to Replace a Knocked Out Tooth

Sometimes a blow to the head can impact the mouth with enough force to sever the periodontal ligaments anchoring a tooth. This can sometimes loosen it or completely knock it out of the periodontal socket. In a dental emergency like this you need to seek timely treatment from one of our skilled dentists. After assessing… Read more »

Revitalize Your Smile with Halitosis Treatment

Did you know that there are several symptoms and indications of bad breath? It’s true. Chronic bad breath, or halitosis, can often be caused by one or several underlying ailments and conditions within your mouth or body. One of the key risk factors for developing bad breath is associated with poor oral hygiene. Halitosis can… Read more »

Dental Anxiety and Sedation Dentistry

Going to the dentist can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’ve had a difficult experience or two in the past. These can sometimes create dental anxiety. Even if you deal with dental anxiety, it is important for you to schedule and keep your dental appointments regularly. Luckily, we are here to help! Let’s take a look… Read more »

Why Your Dentist Takes Dental X-rays

Dental X-rays are a vital tool used by dental professionals to evaluate your oral health. At Vincent C. Mayher, DMD, MAGD, we use digital X-ray technology to help us understand which care your smile needs. Digital X-rays reveal the early signs of dental problems so that we can provide minimally invasive treatment. Types of intraoral… Read more »

What Tooth Hazards Should You Avoid?

Are you aware of the tooth hazards in your life that put your smile at risk? Can you think of any foods or drinks that you’re eating that are potentially hazardous to your oral health? Make sure to practice effective tooth hazard prevention, including avoiding or exercising caution with the following tooth hazards: – Sodas… Read more »