Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Chewing Gum

During the holiday season, many individuals often end up consuming excessive amounts of sugar and other enamel-eating substances. Due to the sensitivity your teeth will feel, it is not recommended to brush your teeth after eating. Many forms of toothpaste can be overly abrasive, and you can actually end up doing more harm to your teeth. As an alternative, consider... read more »

Avoid Dental Erosion Today!

If your tooth enamel is continually damage due to harmful acids, dental erosion will occur. If you wish to avoid dental erosion, make time to limit or eliminate harmful substances from your diet. Common tips for a healthy diet include: - Use oral health care methods such as chewing sugarless gum and using mouthwash to make sure harmful acids are... read more »

Are You a Senior with Dry Mouth?

Are you a senior suffering with dry mouth? Our Kevin J. Reece, DDS dental team strongly recommends doing everything you can to treat the problem and improve your oral health. You can start doing so by making an appointment with your dentist, Dr. Kevin J. Reece, as soon as possible. Dry mouth is a condition that develops when you have... read more »

How Does Saliva Help Create a Healthy Smile?

Our goal today is to show you how important a healthy mouth is for your smile, by discussing the role saliva plays in this process. Most people know that the teeth and gums are essential to a healthy smile, but without healthy saliva production, your teeth and gums would suffer. What is saliva's job in the mouth? Saliva works to wash... read more »