A Few Notes Pertaining to Dental Floss

Are you aware of the proper techniques involved in flossing effectively? Do you make sure to always brush between every single tooth and behind the teeth in the back of your mouth? Are you using a product that can effectively clean between your teeth without tearing or leaving behind debris?... Read more »

Gum Disease Prevention Starts with an Effective Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Periodontal health problems like gum disease can cause uncomfortable symptoms and potentially result in the loss of multiple teeth. Fortunately, gum disease can often be prevented by an effective and consistent daily oral hygiene routine. This starts with brushing twice and flossing your teeth once each day. This will help... Read more »

Consider a Dental Bridge to Fix Your Smile

Do you have an annoying gap in your smile you want to fill and restore the full function of your smile? Fix it with a dental bridge! If you don’t know what a dental bridge is, our dental staff here at Midlothian Dental Arts is happy to help you with... Read more »

A History of Gold Dental Crowns

Dental crowns come in many different substances, one of the extra popular being gold. Because gold is a malleable substance practically insusceptible to erosion, it makes a good oral material for replacing pearly whites. However, golden teeth have held many different appeals throughout the years, and their suitability to replacing... Read more »

How To Take Care of Your Teeth

Dental health is vital to your overall health and happiness. But it doesn’t have to be complicated! Here are some basic instructions for taking care of your teeth. ADA Seal of Acceptance: When shopping for dental supplies, look for products with the ADA Seal of Acceptance. This seal ensures that... Read more »

9 Signs That You May Have Bruxism

Sleep bruxism, an illness where you gnash or grind your teeth during your sleep, can lead to damaged teeth, headaches and jaw disorders, and it often leads to other sleep problems such as sleep apnea and snoring. Regrettably, self-diagnosing bruxism can be complicated – you can’t exactly tell what you’re... Read more »

Repair a Tooth With a Dental Filling

A dental filling is a dental restoration that can repair a tooth that has a cavity. The filling will restore the tooth’s proper shape and function. Dr. Abbott and Dr. Adleman will remove the decayed area of the tooth and then fill the area with the dental filling material. The... Read more »

Addressing Dental Emergencies

Oral emergencies can occur at any time, so it is best to prepare in advance so you know what to do should an accident. Often, the first few moments after an accident can be crucial to recovery. For a list of guidelines concerning oral emergencies, consider the following: What should... Read more »

A Custom Dental Guard Can Help Reduce Your Chances of Suffering Complications from Unconscious Night Grinding

Unresolved stress can often cause you to unconsciously grind your teeth at night. This can cause both acute and chronic problems with your teeth as well as the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. The extreme pressure caused by clamping your jaw tightly and grinding can cause chips, dental fractures... Read more »

Types of Mouthwash

You brush and floss your teeth regularly, but you decide to add just a little something to your oral hygiene routine. Mouthwash is always a good choice, as it can add extra protection to your smile by helping guard against decay, plaque, gingivitis, and bad breath. If you are unsure... Read more »