Are You Fighting Back Against Cavities?

Are you fighting back against cavities? Cavities, a form of tooth decay, occur when a hole has formed in your tooth due to the erosion of the tooth enamel. If a hole is present in a tooth, infection and tooth loss can occur. To help prevent the risks that cavities can cause, various treatments and techniques need to be employed,... read more »

What You Should Know About Gum Recession

Have you ever noticed that your gums seem to be longer than they were in the past? Did you know that gum recession may actually be more common than you might expect since gum recession is actually a common symptom of gum disease? Furthermore, gum disease may be more common than you might know, which may leave you more vulnerable... read more »

A Crown Might Be Needed to Repair a Tooth with Badly Chipped Tooth Enamel

Chips can form on tooth enamel from a myriad of different causes. This often includes things like using your teeth as tools or chronic night grinding without the protection of a quality dental guard. Many chips don’t cause pain or heightened sensitivity. This might tempt you to forgo treatment at Monroe Family Dentistry. This could prove to be a significant... read more »

Things to Look For When Choosing a Mouthwash

Quite a few people are under the impression that using a mouthwash is a perfect solution to avoid having to floss regularly. You should know that nothing is effective as flossing when it comes to cleaning plaque and particles between teeth and gum line. Flossing and mouthwash complement one another in your oral care. You should use an antiseptic mouthwash... read more »

A Fractured Bridge Needs Timely Professional Treatment

A dental bridge is a false tooth that has been fused to crowns at each end. It was originally designed by Drs. Dull and Karpenko from durable materials that are meant to last the test of time. However, just like the natural teeth in your mouth, it is still possible for your bridge to suffer a fracture. This is even... read more »

Dental Sealants: The Facts

Do you ever wonder if there may be something you can consider doing to keep your teeth strong? Are you worried about your little one’s oral health? If you are, there are a number of options you can consider. For instance, using mouthwash could help, but have you heard of dental sealants? Fortunately, sealants offer an important benefit: namely, they... read more »

Your Child and Tooth Decay

Would you be surprised to learn that tooth decay is actually fairly prominent in adults? In fact, studies have indicated that 47% of adults over 30 have some stage of tooth decay. There are several things you can do to protect your teeth—such as brushing, flossing, and visiting our team regularly for routine checkups. However, do you know what you... read more »

What Should You Do About Your Gapped Teeth

Do you have a gap in your front teeth? Do you have a larger gap caused by a missing tooth? If you do—and even if you don’t—you understand that these types of gaps can be embarrassing. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to address these problems. One option you can consider is dental veneers, which are thin shells... read more »

The Benefits of Dental Crowns

If you have a damaged tooth, you probably know that you should have the issue addressed—but did you know that there are a number of things you should consider doing if you’d like to protect the health of your teeth? For instance, did you know that a crown is an option you can consider? You see, crowns are especially useful... read more »

A Dental Implant Can Be Used to Restore a Knocked-Out Tooth

A blow to the face or other oral trauma that knocks out a tooth often causes such significant damage to the tooth and socket that it cannot be saved through conventional dental treatment. The root of the tooth often needs to be extracted. After your gums have healed, your dentist, Dr. Jeremy Dull, can help restore the full function and... read more »