Denture Stomatitis—What it Is & What You Can Do

Getting adjusted to dentures can take some time, and mild discomfort is to be expected during the first stages for wearers. However, infection is not a normal outcome for denture wearers, and one such infection, denture stomatitis, can be partially-debilitating. As a result, some denture wearers suffering from denture stomatitis will avoid using their dentures and be unable to enjoy the full use of their appliance. Fortunately, there are treatment options for individuals with denture stomatitis, including some new herbal options, and you can read more about them below. Read More 

Naturally Maintain Bright Teeth Between Professional Whitening Treatments

Scheduling regular whitening treatments with your dentist is an effective way to enjoy a bright smile year-round as you age, but some of your lifestyle habits – such as drinking coffee, enjoying chocolate, and chewing on sugary gum – may make it tough to maintain that bright smile between your professional treatments. Luckily, there are a few easy recipes you can use to naturally maintain your white teeth between dentist visits. Read More 

Parkinson’s Disease And Dental Health: What You Need To Know

Doctors diagnose 60,000 Americans with Parkinson's disease every year, and experts estimate that around one million people in the United States now have this condition. Parkinson's disease causes problems with vital nerve cells in the brain, and the condition leads to a variety of serious and increasingly debilitating side effects. If you or someone you love has Parkinson's disease, learn how the disease can affect dental health, and find out what you can do to look after your teeth and gums. Read More 

Preventing Tooth Decay When Wearing Braces

By not practicing proper oral hygiene, you are putting the entirety of your mouth at risk, but mainly your teeth. While wearing braces, there are some very specific hygienic practices to which you must commit yourself in order to prevent that most dreaded of oral problems: tooth decay. Even a number of people who are quite good with their oral hygiene suffer from problems once they receive their braces. Hopefully, however, this brief article will act as a guide for you to take preventative measures against tooth decay while wearing braces. Read More 

5 Ways A Cosmetic Dentist Can Help You Fix Enamel Erosion Issues

You might think your teeth look strong and healthy despite a barely noticeable color change, but a reoccurring sensitivity or sudden proliferation of cavities indicates something is wrong. In many cases, poor oral hygiene or a love of acidic drinks has worn away so much enamel that your teeth are no longer properly protected from damage. Find out how a cosmetic dentist, such as those at Milan Simanek, D.D.S. & Associates, can help you restore the structure of your teeth in five different ways. Read More