Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

How Orthodontics Can Correct Your Bite Pattern

By now you are likely aware that keeping your teeth and gums free from tooth decay and gum disease should top your list of oral health priorities when it comes to maintaining your healthy smile. But did you know that a malocclusion is another common dental issue that often needs to be addressed? Your original... Read more »

Orthodontic Care for Adults

Your smile is the first thing people notice when they see you. Crooked, crowded teeth or a misaligned bite can make you feel self-conscious no matter what your age. The good news is, with today’s advances in orthodontics, straighter teeth aren’t just for kids and teens anymore. Now more than ever adults are successfully straightening... Read more »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled toothbrush. It is optimal to... Read more »

Braces at a Young Age

Getting braces at a younger age has proved most effective in preventing dental problems in the future. Permanent teeth start to typically come in about the ages of six to eight, and because the bones are still growing, it’s best to evaluate their tooth alignment at a young age to determine what orthodontic treatment is... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis in men, women, and children.... Read more »

Don’t Ignore Potential Issues with Braces

Dr. Frank Celenza is pleased to offer traditional braces that are placed in your mouth to improve tooth alignment gradually. Braces are made up of many components, including wires, bands, brackets and spacers, enabling the appliances to maintain the tension that causes the periodontal connective tissues to shift the teeth along the gums. The many… Read more »

Caring for Your Teeth and Gums

Are you familiar with oral health care basics that can improve your smile? By improving your overall health, you can drastically improve the likelihood that your teeth and gums may continue to function for the rest of your life. The three most common options you should focus on to improve your oral health includes your… Read more »

Understanding Periodontics

Do you know what periodontics is? Or why you need to understand the role it plays in your life? If not, then this is the blog post for you. Periodontics is critical to your oral health; and since your oral health impacts systemic health as well, it impacts the rest of your body. But what… Read more »

Simple Oral Care Tools Can Help Maintain Healthy Teeth With Braces

Traditional braces represent a functional system capable of correcting misaligned teeth. They are a common option for addressing a case of malocclusion and overcrowding. The metal brackets, wires and other hardware components require routine adjustments. Each of these appointments with our will tension your braces to gradually stretch the periodontal ligaments anchoring your teeth in… Read more »