Dental Health Care Focus: Oral Emergencies

Are you aware of the basics of what you should do in the event of an oral emergency? Are you aware that even if you have a tooth knocked out or shattered, it may still be conceivable for your dentist to save the tooth? Being prepared with what to do... Read more »

All You Need to Know About Dental Caries

Dental caries, which is a fancy name for dental cavities and tooth decay, are serious and dangerous dental issues that can severely harm your smile, which is why it’s important to prevent them at all costs. Unfortunately, they form when you don’t take good care of your smile and you... Read more »

A Tooth Suffering from Severe Dental Attrition Might Need a Dental Crown

Uncorrected alignment problems in your dentition can cause two of your teeth to meet at an unhealthy angle. As time goes on, this can cause the tooth enamel on one or both of the teeth to gradually wear away. As this happens, the tooth can be at increasing risk of... Read more »

Do Your Teeth Need Root Canals?

If the tooth enamel is damaged, bacteria can enter the inner portion of the tooth known as the canal. At the bottom of the canal lies the root, which holds the tooth’s pulp. If bacteria infect the pulp, the tooth cannot expect to survive unless root canal therapy is used.... Read more »

Bridgework Needs Daily Care and Good Oral Hygiene

Bridgework is typically used to restore the presence and function of a missing tooth. While the special dental-grade materials it’s made from will be immune to bacterial tooth decay, your new bridge will nonetheless require daily care and good oral hygiene. If bacterial plaque and minute food particles are not... Read more »

Strengthen Your Teeth by Using These Fluoride Sources

If you want strong and healthy teeth, then you need to make sure they are exposed to fluoride each and every day. However, that might be a tough task if you’re not sure how to access fluoride. So, to help you help your teeth, Dr. John J. Andre and our... Read more »

What You Should Know About Sleep and Your Teeth

You might know that exercising is important if you’re hoping to stay healthy and strong. For instance, you’ve probably heard that you should also be following a balanced diet. You may also know that you should try to get plenty of sleep every night—but did you know that getting enough... Read more »

Common Questions About Aging and Dental Health

As you get older, your teeth get older too. Although your teeth and gums will age, with the right oral health care you can make sure your teeth will last as long as you do. Don’t let old age ruin your perfect smile. Listed below are some common questions about... Read more »

Why Is Flossing So Important?

If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, you need to remember to floss at least once a day. Whether you believe it or not, flossing can help you in a myriad of ways. In fact, our John J. Andre, DDS & Associates team will be happy to explain... Read more »

Canker Sore? There Is Help!

If you have ever had canker sores, you know they can be painful. These tiny white or yellowish sores in the mouth are surrounded by a red border and are common when you first wear braces. This can happen as the soft oral tissues in your mouth may be irritated... Read more »