Repairing Your Tooth With a Composite Filling

No one wants to hear that they they have a cavity. Cavities can be inconvenient, painful and depending on where they are, they can be unsightly. And if you ignore a cavity, the pain will only get worse, and the damage to your tooth will only increase. Ultimately, you could... Read more »

Superstar Smile Makers: Halitosis Treatments and Prevention

To prevent and treat bad breath from affecting your oral health, it is important to establish superb oral hygiene routines and lifestyle habits that are designed to keep your mouth safe. Due to the fact that several issues arise from plaque buildup in your mouth, it is always important to... Read more »

Gums That Bleed Easily Could Be an Early Symptom of Gum Disease

Maintaining a healthy mouth requires consistent oral hygiene habits. When stray food particles and plaque are not effectively removed by your daily brushing and flossing efforts they can gradually harden into tartar. The presence of these bacterial deposits near the gumline can cause the periodontal inflammation of gingivitis. This early... Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Dental Fitness

Improving your smile includes always making sure you are practicing and implementing effective dental fitness routines. Not only do you need to make sure that your oral hygiene routine is at the top of his game, but you need to spend time assessing what you can do to improve your... Read more »

Caring for Your Smile With Tooth Hazard Prevention

Your best options for keeping your teeth safe from tooth hazards often begin with your diet. Dietary selections play a key role in the health of your teeth and gums because not only can they damage your teeth, but alternatively, various minerals have been shown to help strengthen your tooth... Read more »

Plaque Can Cause Oral Health Problems

Building a better oral health care repertoire includes making sure you reduce the plaque in your mouth. Plaque consists of a thin layer of bacteria and debris that forms on your teeth and gums. It forms on everyone’s teeth, and it is important to make sure you always clean your... Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Replace a Knocked-Out Tooth

A severe blow to the mouth can potentially shatter a tooth near the gumline or knock the tooth out of the socket. In some of these cases the damage to the tooth and gums is so severe that whatever remains of the root must be extracted. Once your gums have... Read more »

A Tooth with a Compromised Dental Filling Could Suffer a Severe Fracture

A dental filling is often a common treatment for addressing a tooth with a minor defect in the enamel layer. This could be related to a small cavity, minor dental fracture, or a recently developed case of dental attrition. Once the specific material has been applied to the affected area... Read more »

All You Need to Know About How to Care for a Dental Bridge Restoration

Do you want your dental bridge to restore your smile and oral health for many years? If so, you need to do all you can to keep it in tip-top shape. If you care for and clean your bridge regularly, it can help you for a longer period of time.... Read more »

A Complete Denture Also Needs Daily Care and Cleaning

Your new complete denture, provided by the dental restoration specialists at Peter Lo Destro DDS PC was designed to effectively replicate the basic function of your missing or extracted teeth. While the removable dental appliance will not be susceptible to cavities and tooth decay complications, it will still require daily... Read more »