Oral Health Viewpoint: Gum Disease

The best way to ensure your smile gets the care it needs is to always look for signs of any irregularities or abnormalities that can arise. As long as you are actively inspecting your mouth and detecting any damage that may occur, you can easily treat any risks that can arise. One serious disease that… Read more »

Find the Answers to Questions About Dental Implants Here

Are you interested in replacing your missing tooth? If so, you probably have questions about dental implants. Well, Dr. Celenza is more than happy to help you. Dental implants are strong restorations that are made of a titanium post, an attachment piece and a dental crown. To help you know more, he is happy to… Read more »

An Overview of the Invisalign® System

Do you have problems with a misaligned bite or crooked, crowded teeth? Are you self-conscious about your smile? If so, have you consider looking into Invisalign®? With Invisalign, brackets and wires and bands aren’t used to move your teeth into proper position, but instead, removable plastic aligners are worn 20 to 22 hours a day… Read more »

Are You Looking for Whiter, Brighter Teeth to Better Your Appearance?

Patients are increasingly looking for ways to brighten their pearly whites. And no wonder; Oral B ran a survey in Britain and found the following results: A whiter smile makes others view you as younger, more attractive, and wealthier. The survey also suggested that a brighter smile makes you look 5 years younger, even better… Read more »

How Lost Teeth and Gum Disease Relate

You may have seen a picture of periodontal disease where a patient lost all of their teeth or where many of the teeth are missing or largely rotted out. The positive news is that this isn’t always the case with gum disease, and that if you’re vigilant, you can reverse the effects of early stages… Read more »

What is Gum Disease?

One of the major causes of tooth erosion, tooth loss and cavities in adults, gum disease effects about half of the Americans over 30. So what exactly is gum disease? Learn a little about gum disease and what impacts it can have on you by reading below. Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease,… Read more »

Preparing for a Gum Disease Appointment

“I love chomping away at sugary foods, but I don’t like flossing my pearly whites: how can I avert periodontal disease?” Short answer: you can’t. Unfortunately, gum disease is habitually an ailment of our own makings. By eating and drinking sugary substances, we put ourselves at risk of creating periodontal disease. To avoid it, you… Read more »

Flossing with Braces: Three Options

If you have braces, you already know that flossing can be tricky. There are many tools that can make your task easier. Here are three ways to floss with braces: Waxed Floss: Waxed floss will help ensure that your teeth won’t get stuck. Slice an eighteen-inch strip of floss and thread it between the wire… Read more »

For Braces Repair, Always Seek a Professional

Your braces were designed to gradually fix the misalignment of your smile. When you chew gum, eat sticky, or hard foods, there is a chance that a spacer or wire can loosen. If this happens, the tension on your braces and teeth may be affected. If it isn’t addressed in a timely manner, it can… Read more »

Periodontal Health Care 101: Gum Disease Symptoms

Have you ever heard of gum disease? Gum disease occurs when there is an infection within your gums. It can happen to anyone at any age. However, there are risks associated with gum disease. This includes risks due to lifestyle habits, hormones, and genetics. Although there is little you can do to adjust your hormones… Read more »