Dental Sealants 101

Do you want a strong and healthy smile? If so, our dentist, Dr. Alexander Zubkov, encourages you to consider protecting your teeth with dental sealants. Dental sealants are thin, plastic barriers that are painted onto the teeth and hardened. They are typically used for the back molars because they are tougher to clean. The sealant… Read more »

Dental Tips Vital to Oral Health on Dental Veneers

Improving your smile often depends on tooth restorations. Fortunately, with modern dentistry, there are numerous cosmetic dentistry treatments available that can craft you a better smile than one even nature can’t get hope to achieve. If you seek a dramatic smile improvement and wish to makeover your smile with an effective tooth restoration, consider the… Read more »

Dental Restorations: Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

A risk assessment may be needed to determine your oral health care status. In order to ensure your smile can be safe from oral accidents or dental damage, it is important to make sure that you are not taking any unnecessary risks or leaving yourself vulnerable to various forms of dental damage. In some cases,… Read more »

Address a Cosmetically Unappealing Tooth

A tooth suffering from a physical defect or cosmetic imperfection that appears in your smile can often leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. This can be an even more significant factor if your career involves a lot of face to face interaction. If you have an unappealing tooth in your smile, you might want… Read more »

A Dental Crown Might Be Needed in a Cosmetic Restoration

A single tooth that has been affected by a physical defect like a chip, fracture, or noticeable dental filling can leave you with an unattractive smile. Rather than suffering from a diminished sense of self-image, or guarding some of your facial expressions, you should schedule an appointment with the dental specialists at Associates in Dentistry…. Read more »

Why Dental Sealants Can Benefit Your Family

There are several tooth-friendly choices you can make to help your teeth stay healthy and strong. These include brushing your teeth and flossing daily. However, many patients are not aware of the protective nature a dental sealant. Dental sealants can keep your teeth safe from tooth decay and are especially beneficial for children. Tooth enamel… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Plaque

Plaque is a sticky film that clings to the teeth and is hard to see. You need to be very careful because plaque can promote tooth decay and gum disease. It’s best to prevent plaque growth as much as possible. It’s also important to remove plaque daily so it doesn’t turn into tartar, which is… Read more »

Get Ready for Mouth Sore Season

As the days start getting icier, we begin to see a larger number of patients dealing with mouth sores. Do you know the difference between canker sores and cold sores? Is the candida yeast a good or bad thing? And what in the world is leukoplakia? To assist you to prep for mouth sore season,… Read more »

Do You Have A Cracked Tooth?

If you lose, break or chip a tooth, you will notice it right away. If you have a cavity or an infection, at some point, you will become aware of it. But what about a cracked tooth? It is possible to have a crack in your tooth and not be aware of it. Many cracks… Read more »

Tooth Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Teeth are intended to chew food, but that’s about all they can do. For some reason, lots of us feel that our pearly whites can also do a variety of other tasks, but doing anything other than chewing food (safely) with our chompers can result in serious injury. Be cautious of the following practices: Using… Read more »