Without Professional Treatment Gingivitis Inflammation Could Worsen into Periodontitis

Chronic inconsistencies with your oral hygiene habits can cause hardened tartar to accumulate on the bases of your teeth near the gumline. Also known as calculus this bacterial material can cause your periodontal tissues to become inflamed. The earliest form of gum disease, which is known as gingivitis can cause... Read more »

Oral Health Keys: Toothbrush Care

Are you taking care of your toothbrush? Although we often think of how our toothbrushes care for us, it is important to make sure you're returning the favor. Not only should you make sure your toothbrush remains in peak condition, but you should also make sure it is kept clean... Read more »

Do You Have a Cracked Tooth?

In many cases in which your teeth are damaged, you will probably know it right away. You may feel pain, there may be blood and pieces of your broken tooth. But what about the damage that isn’t so obvious? It is possible that you may have a cracked tooth and... Read more »

Tooth Hazards to Avoid for a Beautiful Smile

Your teeth were created to be strong enough to handle most edible foods, but they are not tough enough to handle everything. Here are some dangerous tooth hazards to avoid so you can maintain your strong and beautiful smile: - Avoid opening food packages or bottles with your mouth. This... Read more »

Dental Sealants Q&A

What are dental sealants? Dental sealant is a thin, plastic material that is placed on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to help shield them from decay. Why should dental sealants be placed? The chewing surfaces of the back teeth have grooves that make them susceptible to cavities. These... Read more »

Your Queries About Dental Bridges Addressed

A dental bridge is a restoration that is made up of two dental crowns with a replacement tooth in between. The replacement tooth is used to fill a gap in an individual’s smile and the dental crowns are placed on the teeth on either side of the gap to support... Read more »

Seek Assistance after a Tongue Injury

A hard fall or a blow to the face during athletics that impacts your chin can cause you to accidentally bite down hard on your tongue. In some of these cases, the damage to the tongue is minor. However, there have been some rare occasions where an individual’s tongue is... Read more »

A Dental Fracture’s Severity Will Determine the Necessary Treatment Method to Restore the Tooth

Dental fractures can vary in severity depending on their source and the affected surfaces of the tooth. Even if you don’t feel any immediate distress or sensitivity in the tooth you should still have it examined by a dentist like Dr. Kerry Olszewski. If a cavity develops inside the fractured... Read more »

How to Care for Your Child After They Have Had IV Sedation

IV sedation is a great tool that can help your child have a comfortable and relaxing dental appointment. It’s also very safe. If your child gets IV sedation for one of their appointments, there are a few things you should do after the appointment to make sure your child recovers... Read more »

What Are Some Additional Ways to Prevent Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a serious dental issue that should be prevented at all costs. Fortunately, there are many ways you can do so—not just by keeping up on oral hygiene and visiting your dentist, Dr. Kerry Olszewski. To help you know more, our dental team is happy to tell you... Read more »