Fluoride Is Beneficial for the Prevention of Tooth Decay

The mineral density of your tooth enamel is what gives your teeth the strength to chew food and prevent tooth decay. Unfortunately, the regular consumption of acidic foods and beverages and inconsistent oral hygiene habits can weaken your tooth enamel. If this process of enamel erosion is not counteracted in... Read more »

Why You Should Wear a Mouthguard

You probably know that brushing and flossing your teeth is essential if you’re interested in protecting your oral health. However, there are other things you can do—such as using a mouthguard to help you keep your teeth healthy and strong. Of course, there are several mouthguard options you could consider.... Read more »

Dental Sealants Help Maintain Healthy Back Teeth

If food material and plaque are not removed from the surfaces of your teeth, it can promote tooth decay. This is even more likely to occur if you have deep pits and fissures in the biting surfaces of your molars and premolars. Here at TLN Family Dental, if your dentist... Read more »

Tips and Insights for the Prevention and Treatment of Gingivitis

Gingivitis is the earliest form of gum disease. It often results from the formation of bacterial-rich hardened tartar at the gumline. This causes inflammation in the sensitive gum tissues. Common symptoms, like gums that bleed easily and chronic bad breath, should be viewed as warning signs. The American Dental Association... Read more »

Eliminate Bad Breath With Effective Oral Hygiene Habits

Halitosis, more commonly known as bad breath, is an affliction of the mouth often caused by bad bacteria that emits unpleasant odors. Bad breath can be harmful for an individual's personal relationships and their self-esteem. Eliminate bad breath with effective oral hygiene habits. Three of the top habits you can... Read more »

Dental Bridges Can Complete Your Smile

Even if you have perfect oral health care hygiene habits including brushing twice daily, flossing daily, and regular checkups with our dentists at TLN Family Dental, a smile defect such as a missing tooth is enough to mar your otherwise flawless smile. Fortunately, there are many restoration and replacement services... Read more »

Tips for Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

If your baby has any teeth that have graced the surface of their gums, it is important to care for the teeth to prevent what is commonly called baby bottle tooth decay. Baby bottle tooth decay can occur for a number of reasons. If the child is subjected to sugar... Read more »

An Injured Lip May Require Basic First Aid

Most lip injuries are very minor and usually occur when you accidentally nip the edge of your lip when chewing gum or eating food. Unfortunately, there are a few rare times when an accident or blow to the face can cause more significant damage. For these instances, your dentist, Dr.... Read more »

The Most Effective Ways to Brush Your Teeth

As technology constantly changes, so do our perceptions of how to do common, everyday tasks. However, for the most part, brushing teeth has remained strictly traditional. A standard toothbrush and floss are still widely considered the best tools for cleaning our teeth at home. Here are some tried-and-true techniques for... Read more »