A Few Notes Pertaining to Cosmetic Dentistry

Is your holiday smile shining as much as you would like? If not, would you like to greatly improve your smile without years of treatments and therapy? If so, cosmetic dentistry can help restore and repair problems in your smile and give you a look you deserve. Whether it's a... Read more »

How to Treat Your Sore Teeth After a Dental Treatment

Whether you repaired your teeth with dental fillings, dental crowns, dental bridges, or other dental restorations, you might experience soreness after the appointment. This is nothing to be concerned about and it’s quite normal. To help you treat and relieve your sore teeth, our dentist, Dr. Tim Garofolo, is happy... Read more »

What are Good Reasons for Flossing My Teeth?

Many people skip flossing even though is a vital task in the oral hygiene routine. That is very unfortunate, because flossing is very important for strong oral health and a healthy smile. It’s time to make flossing a priority if you’re one of these people. Our dentist, Dr. Tim Garofolo,... Read more »

Dental Crowns: Caring and Maintenance

Around 2.3 million implant-supported oral crowns are made each year in the US, which means that there are multiple patients seeing dental practitioners to protect their pearly whites. While crowns are protecting pearly whites, who is protecting the crowns? You are! Follow this list of tips we’ve gathered to maintain... Read more »

Preparing Your Smile for Tooth Brushing

Do you ever take the time to improve or enhance your tooth brushing routine? If you have not worked on your oral health care habits recently, especially to upgrade them, the time has come to take a long hard look at your tooth brushing routine. Even though brushing is only... Read more »

Do you have Bruxism? 9 Ways to Tell

Sleep bruxism, a condition where you clench or grind your teeth while sleeping, can cause jaw disorders, headaches and damaged teeth, and it often leads to other sleep problems like sleep apnea and snoring. Unfortunately, self-diagnosing sleep bruxism can be hard – you’re asleep when a large part of the... Read more »

Facts About Dental Fillings

What is a dental filling? A dental filling is a dental restoration that can fix a tooth that has decay. The filling will restore the tooth’s proper shape and function. Dr. Tim Garofolo will remove the decayed area of the tooth and then fill the area with the dental filling... Read more »

The Fundamentals of Oral Health Care

There are a number of ways to ensure good oral health.  Some steps include the various, procedures dental procedures available during office visits, and risk prevention. There are also simple steps you can take to make sure your smile stays healthy. For a list of guidelines for oral health care,... Read more »

Invisalign® Can Correct the Alignment of Your Teeth

As you age, subtle changes in the structure of your mouth can gradually alter the alignment of your teeth. This can leave you with an unappealing smile and a mouth prone to problems with dental attrition and dental fractures. To address minor deviations in the alignment of your teeth in... Read more »

Different Types of Mouthwash

You brush and floss your teeth habitually, but you decide to add just a little something to your oral hygiene routine. Mouthwash is always a good choice, as it can add extra protection to your smile by helping guard against decay, plaque, gingivitis, and bad breath. If you are unsure... Read more »