Smile Therapy: Cavity Avoidance

Preventing cavities is one of the most important tasks assigned to your smile. The more you do to keep your smile safe from any oral health risks that can arise, the healthier your teeth and gums can remain for many decades to come. Cavities often arise due to harmful acids... Read more »

How to Have a Top-Notch Oral Health as a Senior

You deserve a top-notch oral health as a senior. Although this goal might seem tough to achieve, it’s possible. In fact, it could be easier than you think. As a senior, you can have the strong and healthy gums you need so you can maintain a great smile and oral... Read more »

Your Oral Health Can Benefit Your Total Wellbeing

We can’t express enough how important your oral health is to your overall wellbeing. Having good dental health not only benefits the appearance of your smile, but can also improve your total body health. Here are a few ways your smile can influence your general health: - Self-image: Many people... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Be Installed to Replace a Knocked Out Tooth

Dental trauma can sometimes range in severity. More severe forms can cause a tooth’s enamel layer to deeply fracture, or cause it to fully cleave at the gumline. In some cases, a significant impact to the mouth can severe the periodontal ligaments that anchor a tooth in the gums to... Read more »

Smile Brighter With Veneers

What Are Dental Veneers? If you are self-conscious or embarrassed of your smile, our dentist may recommend veneers. These custom-made, thin shells of tooth-colored material are bonded to the front of the teeth to improve their appearance. What Are the Benefits of Dental Veneers? Dental veneers have many benefits to... Read more »

Temporarily Relieve Bad Breath With These Tips

Do you often find yourself scrambling to control bad breath before it makes a social situation very embarrassing and unpleasant? The most common cause of bad breath is a buildup of bacteria caused residual food particles that aren’t effectively cleaned away during your oral care routine. A visit to the... Read more »

Cleaning Your Tongue

You may brush twice a day, floss every night, use mouthwash and keep some sugarless breath mints in your pocket, and still have bad breath. Before you get too concerned, ask yourself one questions: Are you cleaning your tongue? Looking at your tongue, you might not realize that it is... Read more »

Professional Teeth Whitening Options

Do you wish to brighten or lighten your smile? Do you ever feel embarrassed or self-conscious about the shade of your teeth? If so, you are not alone! Teeth whitening is a very popular cosmetic dental service. At Gentle Dental Care, we offer both in-office and take-home whitening. We offer... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Be Used to Replace a Tooth That Was Lost to a Severe Cavity

As time goes on a small cavity will inevitably spread to compromise an increasing amount of tooth enamel. This process can be accelerated by poor oral hygiene practices, and putting off your routine dental checkup at Dr. Anthony J. Collins’s dental office. In time the tooth decay could start to... Read more »

Remember to Floss at Least Once Each Day

The American Dental Association advocates a consistent daily oral hygiene routine to help maintain good oral health. This includes brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing at least once. Performing this basic regimen will help remove plaque and food particles from your mouth to reduce your chances of suffering... Read more »