Denture Side Effects

What happens when you’re missing pearly whites? Will you be able to speak suitably? Chew suitably? And how will your other teeth react? Find out by reading on. Several side effects become present when a patient is missing pearly whites. One of the prime side effects is the inability to enunciate correctly; pronouncing words suitably… Read more »

Post-treatment Options for Gum Disease

Gum disease, also defined as periodontal disease, is a disease affecting the chompers and gums with sacks of bacteria that can lead to tooth and bone loss. Understanding periodontal disease signs can help you thwart and cure it, so we’ve amassed this post for you. Also defined as periodontal disease, gum disease is an inflammation… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Needs Some Additional Focus in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Some dental restorations call for the total extraction of a decayed, damaged, or severely compromised tooth. This is often a last resort treatment method employed by Dr. William Forero to alleviate the pain and prevent a potential infection from passing to your bloodstream. Once your gums have fully healed and any infection concerns have been… Read more »

What to do about a Toothache after an Oral Accident

Did you recently suffer a blow to the face from in an accident or sports-related injury? That can certainly be painful. Sometimes it can pass, only to resurface in the form of a toothache. This is a likely sign that the internal structures of the tooth were traumatized and that there is now inflammation in… Read more »

How to Keep Your Crowns Healthy

We stand by the impeccable work we do in our office, and a dental crown from Dr. William Forero can be depended on to last for years to come. However, each oral cavity is unique, and everyone experiences (and eats and chews) different things, so crowns sometimes need to be replaced or repaired. Here are… Read more »

Getting Back to the Basics of Dental Care

Although your daily brushing and flossing routine has probably become second nature, it doesn’t hurt to have a refresher course now and then, just to tighten up your technique and to make sure that you are in fact, giving yourself the best oral care possible. Let’s take a moment to “brush up” on the basics… Read more »

Are Dental Implants A Good Idea for You?

Replacing the missing teeth in your mouth is always a good idea. In addition to giving you a full and attractive smile, a full set of teeth can help you to speak more clearly, and to chew your food. Additionally, those spaces in your mouth provide extra places for bacteria to breed, and plaque to… Read more »

Five Teeth-Harming Foods

Are you seeking an amazing, durable smile? One of the most important things you can do is to watch your diet. Here are some foods not to eat: 1. Hard Candy: These candies contain high amounts of sugar, which plaque converts into acid, wearing down your tooth enamel. Also, their hard coating places your teeth… Read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Oral Cancer

Have you been in to have your oral cancer screening yet this year? Over 40,000 people every year in America will be diagnosed with oral cancer. If you have not scheduled an oral cancer screening, it is crucial to do so whenever you find the time. Like numerous other cancers, the sooner oral cancer is… Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Habits Are Important for Preventing Gum Disease

Gum disease can be a serious oral health condition that can affect the health of your gums as well as the integrity of your teeth. It is primarily caused by food particles and plaque that have not been cleaned away from your teeth at the gumline. When they harden into bacterial calculus it can cause… Read more »