Signs & Risks of Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection that attacks the gums and tissues that surround and support the teeth. This infection is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is usually painless, so you may not know that you have it. However, there are some warning signs of this disease, including: – Gums that… Read more »

Is Dental Floss Giving You Problems? No Worries, Switch to a Water Flosser!

Is dental floss giving you problems? No worries, switch to a water flosser! Water flossing is an excellent alternative interdental cleaning method to dental floss and can be highly effective in many situations. For a deep clean between teeth and a product that can effectively wash away harmful acids and plaque, a water flosser is… Read more »

Amalgam Fillings Can Repair Modest-Sized Cavities

Inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine can embolden the natural bacteria living in your mouth to exploit tooth enamel. Fortunately, early detection of a cavity will allow Dr. Nicoletti and Dr. Feit to repair it with a dental filling. The treatment process starts with a thorough examination of the tooth to determine the extent… Read more »

If You Need Brighter Teeth, Try a Professional Teeth Whitening at Our Office

Your teeth are very important. We understand that. Not only do your teeth help in eating delicious food, they also help you make great first impressions. Stained teeth shouldn’t be allowed to put a damper on your smile. This is why you owe it to yourself to have a professional teeth whitening treatment done by… Read more »

Understanding Your Dental Floss Options

An effective daily oral hygiene routine is founded on brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing your teeth each evening. Preferably, you want to floss your teeth after you are done eating for the night to make sure your teeth are free from food matter throughout your sleep cycle. It’s also worth noting that… Read more »

Severe Gum Disease Can Be Prevented

Gum disease is the inflammation or infection of the gum tissues. The American Dental Association estimates that up to 47 percent of adults over the age of 30 struggle with some form of periodontal disease. It’s primarily caused by hardened tartar at the gumline; however, habits, like tobacco use, and certain medical conditions, like diabetes,… Read more »

Battle Gum Disease With These 3 Effective Hygiene Habits

The battle against gum disease begins with 3 daily oral hygiene habits. They including brushing your teeth and gums, flossing between your teeth and using a dentist-recommended form of mouth cleanser or mouthwash. As each tool can assist your teeth and gums in different ways, they all provide a measure of protection against gum disease…. Read more »

The Facts About Root Canal Therapy and What You Should Eat

Have you heard that root canal therapy can save a tooth with a damaged center? If you decide avoid root canal therapy, the damaged tooth could eventually die and even fall out. Once you have root canal therapy, how should you continue to care for your teeth? More specifically, do you know what you should… Read more »

Fillings: What You Need to Know

If you have tooth decay, Drs. Nicoletti and Feit may repair your tooth with a dental filling in , . Our dentists will remove the decay and then fill the area with the dental filling material. What is the process of placing a dental filling? Our dentists will numb the area and then remove the… Read more »

Get Your Oral Health Care Back on Track

The holiday season is upon us. Curious beasts, fancy feasts, and delicious sweets bombard our senses from all directions. It’s important not to let our oral health slide in favor of visions of delicacies by the box load. If you do go overboard and find yourself in need of an oral exam or professional cleaning,… Read more »