Optimize Your Flossing with Tips from Gary Dentist

Dental hygiene practices such as flossing and tooth brushing are valuable tools in reducing plaque buildup and preventing cavities and gum disease. As we enter October, National Dental Hygiene Month, your Gary dentist Dr. Cain wants to review the benefits of daily flossing.

Top 3 Flaws Fixed With Porcelain Veneers

Successful. Confident. Approachable. Youthful. Professional. As numerous studies have shown, people tend to associate these flattering adjectives with those who possess healthy, attractive smiles. This realization comes as something of a blow for someone who lacks confidence in their teeth, just as it buoys someone who has no qualms about flaunting their best feature. Dr…. Read more »

What’s Scarier Than Getting a Root Canal Treatment?

…believe it or not, NOT getting a root canal is far more frightening than the procedure itself. Dr. Nicholas Cain, a Gary, IN dentist who has performed countless root canal treatments, explains that the consequences of delaying or avoiding the procedure can be painful, costly, and infinitely more unpleasant. What Is a Root Canal Treatment,… Read more »

Pay Attention to your Tongue

You are probably accustomed to sticking your tongue out when you go to the doctor with a sore throat. You may have even stuck your tongue out at another person when you were a sassy youth. Tongues do have multiple roles in the lives of human being. Arguably, the most important functions of tongues would… Read more »

Tips for Finding a Dentist

So, you need to find a dentist? Perhaps you’re new to town, or your dentist of 20 years has just retired? Maybe you have certain ideas for your dental care, and your current dentist isn’t meeting expectations. Whatever the case, finding a dentist from scratch can be daunting enough of a task that you may… Read more »

Alkaline Diet Can Reduce Gum Disease Symptoms

PH levels in the body are connected to overall health. When there is too much acid in your system, inflammation occurs, and can cause a host of health issues, including problems like gingivitis (early gum disease) periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and tooth decay. Many people find that achieving an acidic-alkaline balance (balanced PH level) through… Read more »

Toothbrush Basics

Your toothbrush is an important instrument. It not only keeps your teeth clean and helps maintain your oral health, but it is instrumental in maintaining your overall health too. If you don’t use the right toothbrush or you don’t use your toothbrush properly, you are not effectively warding off periodontal disease which has been linked… Read more »