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 »

How Do Crowns Work?

Easily one of the most common dental procedures in America, you likely know someone who’s had a dental crown, or needs one. But the vast majority of people don’t understand how crowns work, or why exactly they’re needed. With that in mind, let’s look at how crowns work and why Dr. may recommend them to… Read more »

Foiling Bad Breath

Many people suffer from dragon breath from time to time. Bad breath can be embarrassing and unpleasant. Did you know that there are certain things that can cause bad breath and that there are ways to keep bad breath at bay? Causes of bad breath include: – Eating foods with a strong smell, like onions… Read more »

Thermoplastic Boil-and-Bite Snore Guards Can Comfortably Improve Air Flow

Breathing interruption and snoring problems that result from poor soft palate position and sleep apnea can cause poor sleep and can have a negative impact on your quality of life. Severe sleep-apnea issues often require a positive air pressure device or CPAP machine to affect symptoms. However, minor to moderate sleep-apnea issues can often be… Read more »

Badly Damaged Teeth May Need Extraction and Restoration by a Bridge

Even though the teeth in your mouth are made from very durable enamel, there are still times when an accident or decay can severely damage one of your teeth. Sometimes the damage can be so extensive that Dr. Nicoletti cannot safely repair the tooth. In a situation like this will sometimes recommend that the tooth… Read more »

Acid Reflux and Your Teeth

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, which is more commonly known as acid reflux disease, can cause more problems than simply upsetting your stomach. In fact, did you know that acid reflux can actually hurt your oral health? Sadly, GERD (the abbreviation for acid reflux) causes stomach acid to back up into your esophagus and sometimes into your… Read more »

Gum Disease Poses Multiple Threats to Your Oral Health

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, is an infection of the gum tissues. Over time, gum disease can pose multiple threats to your oral health. Gum disease is primarily caused by hardened tartar at or under the gumline. This exposes the gum tissues to a constant bacterial presence. Additional risk factors, like regular… Read more »