Your Smile and Chewing Gum

Did you know that chewing gum can be safe for your smile? Are you aware of the benefits that chewing gum can give for your oral health? There are several benefits that chewing gum can provide, under the right circumstances. It is important to understand what you need to do... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Be Applied During your Dental Checkup

The American Dental Association recommends having a dental checkup performed twice each year by a dentist like Dr. Mecca. This basic appointment is intended to clear away bacterial deposits from your teeth, while also monitoring the general health of your mouth. It is essential for early detection of periodontal disease,... Read more »

Oral Health Support: Mouthwash

Are you aware of the benefits of using mouthwash? Mouthwash is a highly effective cleaning tool that can help keep your smile free from debris or food particles. If debris and food are allowed to pool in your mouth, they can eventually turn into plaque and feed harmful bacteria. However,... Read more »

Oral Accidents and What To Do

Sometimes accidents happen. This is unfortunate, but long-term damage can often be reduced with the proper know-how. A little education and preparation can go a long way to saving your smile if an emergency situation does arise. Let’s address some oral emergencies and what to do if it happens to... Read more »

Selecting an Electric Toothbrush? Here’s What to Look For

Selecting an Electric Toothbrush? Here’s What to Look For If you’re on your way to the store to buy an electric toothbrush, then our dentist, Dr. Mecca, encourages you to consider a few things first. It’s best if you choose a brush that is right for you and your smile,... Read more »

Tips for Choosing the Right Dental Floss

It’s very important to floss at least once a day. This is because flossing helps remove plaque and bacteria from your teeth and gumline and helps you prevent major dental issues. In order to floss your teeth, you need the right tool. Little did you know, your preference is all... Read more »

Should I Use a Soft- or Hard-Bristled Toothbrush?

If you’re trying to decide between using a hard or soft-bristled toothbrush, then let our dentist, Dr. Mecca, help you. The two tools are very different, whether you believe it or not, and it’s important that you select the right brush for your smile. So, to help you, he would... Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Teeth Whitening Treatments

Did you know that nearly 96% of all adults believe an attractive smile is essential in finding an attraction with the opposite gender? Due to the fact that a white smile plays such an important role in our social circles, it is important to remove any deep stains or discolorations... Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Toothbrush Care

Have you ever spent much time thinking about how to care for your toothbrush? Even though it's a skill that we use every single day, very few individuals actually put forth the effort to really hone their skills and set up effective plans to ensure their toothbrush will function as... Read more »

The Link Between Diabetes and Common Dental Problems

Diabetes is associated with many common oral health problems. If you have diabetes, you can take steps to prevent and treat the dental health issues associated with the condition. Tooth Decay Diabetes results in high blood sugar levels, which can put you at higher risk of tooth decay since plaque... Read more »