Super Smiles: Dry Mouth

To help make sure your mouth can continue to stay healthy for the rest of your life, you will need to always make sure you're producing enough saliva. Saliva is a substance that is essential for your oral health care because it can help eliminate unhealthy substances in your mouth.... Read more »

Tips for Preventing Oral Disease

Do you want a top-notch oral health and smile? If so, you need to prevent oral diseases. This is because oral diseases can destroy your teeth and gums and severely alter your oral health. Some oral diseases are gum disease, oral cancer, tooth decay and more. Our dentist, Dr. Tim... Read more »

The Exciting Nature of CEREC® Dental Crowns

Did you know that that you can receive a CEREC® dental crown in as little as one day to restore a broken or damaged tooth? We are excited to offer CEREC dental crowns to provide you with a stronger and more attractive smile in as little as one visit to... Read more »

Stay Away From These Brushing Habits

If you want a top-notch brushing routine (which is very important to have), then you need to avoid the bad brushing habits. It’s true, there are brushing habits that can do more harm than good. If you avoid those bad habits, you can properly and effectively care for your teeth... Read more »

Little Tricks That Can Help Your Smile

Did you know there are little things you can do each day to improve the health of your smile? Well, it’s true. In addition to keeping up on oral hygiene and visiting your dentist, Dr. Tim Garofolo, every six months, there are tricks you can use to keep your teeth... Read more »

What Can I Do About Chronic Dry Mouth?

Xerostomia is the medical name for what is commonly referred to as dry mouth--when you do not produce the proper amount of saliva. A normal adult should generate around 3 pints of saliva each day, and it plays an important role in your overall health. Enzymes in saliva help digest... Read more »

Tooth Safety: Which Foods Are Damaging Your Smile?

Healthy teeth and gums don't happen by accident. We all need to brush and floss every day to remove harmful plaque and see our dental team to remove hardened plaque, called tartar. We also need to protect our teeth from those things that can harm them, and that includes the... Read more »

How Do We Apply Dental Sealants?

Oral sealants, the thin coatings that protect against cavity-causing bacteria, can be a great investment: what better to invest in than your health? Lots of our patients have asked us about how tooth sealants are installed. Here is a little bit of info for you if you have been thinking... Read more »

Choosing Toothpaste

Your toothpaste tube is empty. It’s time to restock on toothpaste. However, you don’t know how to choose the best toothpaste. Our dentist and team are happy to give you some tips about the different types of toothpastes available and some general things to look for. Overall, we encourage you... Read more »

Consistent Oral Hygiene Practices Are Critical for Gum Disease and Cavity Prevention

Bacterial deposits and residual food material that isn’t cleared away from your mouth on a regular basis can significantly bolster the amount of plaque in your mouth. In time, this could harden into tartar which promotes gum disease, while also increasing the presence of plaque acids that contribute to worsening... Read more »