Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

How Do You Maintain Good Dental Hygiene?

With homecare and preventive dentistry, you have options for protecting your smile from tooth decay and gum disease. Since October is National Dental Hygiene Month, what better time to talk about caring for your smile? Let’s look at what our Gary, IN, patients can do to maintain good oral hygiene!

What Causes TMJ Disorder?

Have your ever heard of TMJ disorder? Also known as TMD, this jaw joint disorder can lead to seriously uncomfortable symptoms, as well as other complications. Fortunately, we have a comfortable and minimally-invasive solution to TMD for our patients in Gary, IN.

Do I Need Preventive Dentistry?

We believe in offering our patients a preventive approach to dentistry. This means we focus on avoiding oral health problems whenever possible, offering care and treatment to protect your teeth and gums. In today’s blog, we’re answering a few questions about the preventive care we offer patients in Gary, IN.

How Do I Protect My Smile From Gum Disease?

When you develop gum disease, the disease cannot be cured. Instead, regular treatment will be required to prevent the disease from becoming periodontitis, the advanced stage responsible for adult tooth loss. However, you can take simple steps to help protect your smile! Let’s look at what patients in Gary, IN can do to help protect… Read more »

FAQs: How Do I Avoid Cavities?

When a cavity forms you can experience discomfort and a greater risk of infection. However, there are steps you can take to help prevent the onset of tooth decay. In today’s blog, we’re answering a few common questions about avoiding dental cavities.

FAQs About Tori

Have you ever heard of tori? This issue involves the growth of bony tissue in the mouth. While sometimes a minor issue, the growths can occasionally lead to serious complications. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the causes of tori and discuss when you see the dentist.