A Failing Dental Filling Could Cause a Toothache

Dentists will often use a simple dental filling to treat a minor cavity or a small area of chipped tooth enamel. This usually consists of placing a small amount of composite resin or metallic amalgam in the affected area. However, some large cavities might be treated with an inlay dental... Read more »

Caring for Your Smile With Dry Mouth Prevention Techniques

Are you familiar with dry mouth? Have you ever suffered from the condition before? Dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, results when your mouth is not producing enough saliva. If saliva flow is hindered, it can be caused by a medical disorder, an underlying disease, or another issue within your... Read more »

Just Say No to Illegal Drug Dental Damage

Certain drugs that have been deemed “acceptable” by society today (alcohol and tobacco) are known to cause oral health complications. Indeed, many prescription drugs can do equal damage. What is not talked about frequently is the destructive nature that illegal drugs have on your oral health. Here is some info... Read more »

Why Is Flossing Important for the Oral Health?

Flossing is a task that should always be included in your oral hygiene routine. This means you should floss at least once a day. As you floss, use a product that is easier to use so you don’t damage your gums while cleaning your smile. To help you understand why... Read more »

Achieve Optimum Holiday Health with Dental Veneers

If you wish to enhance your smile for optimum oral health care success both now and in the future, it is important to make sure your teeth are restored and repaired to their peak condition. Furthermore, effective restoration treatments exist to help protect teeth from future damage, and can even... Read more »

Reinvent Your Smile with Dental Anxiety Treatments

In order to ensure your smile get the best possible oral health care restorations and treatments possible, it is important to treat any known conditions of dental anxiety that may arise. When it comes to dental anxiety, the first step is to talk to your dentist about your questions and... Read more »

Protecting Your Back Teeth

Your back teeth have a special job to do. Your back teeth, also known as your molars and premolars chew and grind your food to make it easier to swallow and digest. Those teeth come equipped with ridges called cusps that help you chew. However, those cusps also create grooves... Read more »

A Case of Dental Attrition Might Require a Dental Crown Restoration

Gradual changes in the surface texture of a tooth might be attributed to a developing area of tooth decay, or an unaddressed alignment issue that has caused excess wear and tear. In some of these cases dental attrition can lead to a severe cavity, dental fracture, or worsening tooth sensitivity.... Read more »

Often-asked Questions About Mouthwash

At Smile Savers, we like to answer all patient questions. One of the topics that we normally get asked about is mouthwash. Because Dr. Deepak Bhagat knows that lots of our patients and their families browse this website as a source of dental information, we’ve compiled answers to some of... Read more »

Tooth Anatomy 101

If the human body is like a well-oiled machine, then the mouth is an extra fine gear with lots of teeth. Each of your chompers plays a part in helping you eat food in the most quick, powerful ways possible, and that’s truly astounding. There are four primary types of... Read more »