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Can Tooth Decay Cause Bad Breath? Absolutely!

April 22, 2016

Filed under: Crowns,Decay,Dental Hygiene,Oral Hygiene — Tags: , , — Dr Gillis @ 11:28 pm

Can Tooth Decay Cause Bad Breath? Tooth decay can and does cause bad breath!  So the answer is one of the following: Yes Absolutely Are you kidding? Sure! Heck yes! Bad breath and more! The reason for this is easy to understand if you think of tooth decay as an infectious process that causes tooth destruction and creates openings (holes, cavities) in the teeth where […]

Tooth Reshaping For A More Attractive Smile

April 14, 2016

Filed under: Tooth Reshaping/Bite Adjustment — Tags: , — Dr Gillis @ 11:14 pm

Tooth Reshaping May Be All It Takes For A More Attractive Smile This blog discussed the option of tooth reshaping for a simple and permanent smile makeover.  Tooth reshaping is also called a bite adjustment and this treatment is done for several reasons: Smooth a rough edge of a tooth that is bothering a patient Eliminate a ‘high spot’ that was the result of a […]

Composite or Tooth Colored Filling – Conservative and Cool!

April 7, 2016

Composite or Tooth Colored Filling – Conservative and Cool! A composite or tooth colored filling may be just what you need to improve your smile!   Sure, they do not last as long as a porcelain restoration and they do have limitations but the goal of this blog is to show a conservative approach to improving a smile and let you know what the potential benefits and […]

Brighten Teeth With Food!

April 1, 2016

Filed under: Dental Health — Tags: — Dr Gillis @ 4:33 am

Some Foods May Actually Brighten Your Teeth! Can you brighten teeth with food? Celery is crunchy and delicious and just may brighten teeth and benefit your mouth!  And it’s good for you!  The extra chewing celery requires produces plenty of saliva which neutralized the bacteria Streptococcus mutans that causes cavities.  Additionally, chomping on naturally abrasive foods massages gums and cleans between teeth. Strawberries:  This delicious […]