Softer Is Better

When it comes to your teeth and the health of your mouth, softer is better. Both in your toothbrush and how hard you use that toothbrush, if you choose to go harder you could do damage to your mouth. Our dentist, Dr. Steven Wolfson, understands the common problems people run... Read more »

A Partial Denture Is Often the Preferred Option for Addressing the Loss of Multiple Teeth

Dental implant restorations have continued to grow in popularity for patients who have lost one or more teeth to untreated cavities or dental trauma. However, this process often calls for one or more oral surgeries over a prolonged amount of time. If you aren’t comfortable with these factors a dentist... Read more »

Simple First Aid May Be Needed While Seeking Emergency Treatment for a Badly Fractured Tooth

An athletic injury that affects the head, face or directly impacts the mouth can sometimes exert enough force to badly fracture, crack or cleave a tooth near the gumline. The immediate distress and discomfort of a moment like this is an obvious sign that the individual needs emergency treatment. In... Read more »

People Who Grind Their Teeth When Sleeping Might Benefit From a Dental Guard

Some individuals have a propensity for grinding their teeth when sleeping. Often associated with unresolved chronic stress, this condition known as bruxism can apply significant stress to the temporomandibular joints and potentially chip a tooth.     Without remediation, these factors could lead to problems with TMJ disorder, damaged dental... Read more »

Various Issues Associated With Gingivitis

One of the greatest oral health risks to your smile occurs due to gum disease. Gum disease is an infection of your gum tissues that can arise due to lifestyle choices, your diet, poor oral hygiene or lack of dental visits. To help protect your smile from early stages of... Read more »

Smile Renovations: Mouthwash

To always make sure that your mouth can continue to function effectively, it is essential that you add additional layers of protection against risks such as cavities and gum disease. This includes making sure any debris and plaque buildup that occurs in your mouth is effectively treated. Plaque buildup often... Read more »

Making Use of Mouthguards for Protection

Mouthguards protect the teeth of those who wear them. Unfortunately, thousands of sports athletes every year experience serious mouth and tooth injuries because of the lack use. This is not so surprising when it is understood nearly half of the injuries in the United States come from baseball and basketball,... Read more »

Advice on How to Have a Successful Routine Dental Appointment

You deserve to have a successful dental appointment when you visit Steven Wolfson, DDS. Fortunately, there are things you can do to improve your experience in the dental chair. Our dentist, Dr. Steven Wolfson, encourages you to do those things so you can have the top-notch experience you deserve. Those... Read more »

A Dental Filling May Need to Follow After Poor Dental Health

Neglecting important oral hygiene practices such as brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing around each tooth regularly, puts you at a high risk of suffering bad breath, gum irritation, and a cavity. You may need to receive a dental filling following the discovery of tooth decay in one... Read more »

You Chipped a Tooth…Now What?

Your tooth enamel, the hard outer layer of your teeth, is densely packed with microscopic but nevertheless very strong and durable mineral crystals. Unfortunately, a blow to the face or chewing on hard objects can chip the enamel layer. If this happens, even if the fracture seems minor, you should... Read more »