Ways to Combat Halitosis

Nobody wants to suffer from “dragon mouth,” but most people have bad breath from time to time. Bad breath, which is also known as halitosis, has many causes, ranging from poor oral hygiene to gum disease to eating odorous foods. Dr. John J. Andre and our team are more than... Read more »

Dental Findings on Aging and Dental Health

Have you been taking care of your smile as you age? Even though your teeth will wear down over time, it is possible to strengthen them so they can continue to provide the necessary functionality for the rest of your life. If you make it a priority to make sure... Read more »

Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Averting baby bottle tooth decay is the best course of action and relatively simple. Helping your child practice great dental hygiene habits is the number one thing you can do to assist them to thwart baby bottle tooth decay's growth. Aid your child as they brush their chompers in the... Read more »

The Cornerstones of Jaw Pain

Are you suffering from jaw pain? The truth is that most adults suffer from chronic jaw and facial pain. Because our jaws are used so often, we tend to forget them altogether and do not realize how crucial they are to our health. Thus, it is important to make sure... Read more »

A Partial Denture Can Be Used to Replace the Basic Function of Teeth That Could Not Be Restored by Endodontic Therapy

Sometimes untreated tooth decay or a severe oral trauma can badly damage multiple teeth. In many of these cases, the first treatment option is to have a dentist attempt to treat the teeth by performing multiple root canals. Sometimes one or all of the compromised teeth might be too severely traumatized... Read more »

Oral Health Care 101: Porcelain Dental Veneers

If you are looking for an extremely effective tooth restoration this Halloween season, consider porcelain dental veneers to give you the shiny pearly whites you've always desired. With dental veneers, you can drastically improve the look of your teeth and your smile. Some of the benefits that dental veneers can... Read more »

Do You Want a Top-Notch Fall Smile? Use These Tools

If you want a top-notch fall smile, then you need to keep up on oral hygiene. However, this is only effective if you have the proper oral hygiene tools. Whether you believe it or not, there are oral hygiene tools that can fail to perform an effective cleaning job and... Read more »

What Is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is normally thought of as merely a sleep interruption. But did you know it could also put you at risk for serious health problems, including high blood pressure, stroke, and heart failure? Sleep apnea is a common yet serious sleep disorder which involves failed breathing while you sleep.... Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Needs to Be Repaired to Prevent a Severe Cavity

There are several things that can chip or fracture a tooth. It could be something as significant as a sports injury or a bad fall or something as mundane as using your teeth to open a package. People who grind their teeth at night without the protection of a night... Read more »

Dental Bridge Restoration for Your Smile

Now is the time to visit Dr. John J. Andre and our dental staff here in Louisa, Virginia, if you are experiencing discomfort or pain due to a missing tooth or teeth. Getting a dental bridge is one of the best solutions to restore a missing tooth. This placement not... Read more »