Are All Mouthwashes the Same?

Did you know that mouthwash products can vary greatly and are capable of many different results, even among the same brand of mouthwash? Depending on your oral health needs, choosing a mouthwash should take some time and effort to ensure you are getting a product that can suit your needs.... Read more »

Molar Cavities Might Be Repairable with a Simple Amalgam Filling

There are eight molars in the back of your mouth. These large teeth are typically called upon to chew and grind tough foods before swallowing. If an area of tooth decay forms on a molar, you might notice the surface feels different when you rub it with your tongue. It... Read more »

Your Dream Smile is Just a Step Away with Dental Veneers

Do you wish you had a perfect smile? If so, our Arnold H. Brokstein, DDS dental team has some good news for you. Your dream smile is just a step away! With the help of dental veneers, you can have bright, brilliant, and attractive teeth in no time. To help... Read more »

A Missing Tooth Can Often Be Replaced with a Dental Bridge

If you’ve had a tooth knocked out, extracted, or lost to untreated tooth decay, it can severely impair your oral function. In time, the loss of structure in the area can cause the surrounding teeth to alter their positions in response to the void. This can lead to a host... Read more »

Root Resorption: How to Deal With It

When your little one’s teeth fall out, they actually go through a process known as resorption. During this process, the roots of your child’s teeth will be reabsorbed into the gums, which allow the teeth to fall out. However, adults could also have resorption, which could lead to a number... Read more »

What Steps You Should Take For a Lost Filling

If you’ve ever experienced a dental emergency, you understand that they can be stressful. But if you understand what you should do during an emergency, you will be able to reduce the amount of stress you experience. With this in mind, do you know what you should do if a... Read more »

The Benefits of Inlays and Onlays for Your Teeth

Have you ever heard of dental inlays and onlays? What do you know about the benefits of these treatments? Briefly, these treatments are especially useful because they can be used to repair damage that a crown or filling isn’t the best option for. But there is more to them than... Read more »

Decay Could Form in a Chipped Tooth

Chips and small fractures in tooth enamel don’t often cause pain. Many people with a chipped tooth might be tempted to forgo having it repaired. It’s important to keep in mind that the unnatural textures caused by the chipped enamel can actually trap residual food particles and plaque. Should you... Read more »

Cracked Teeth Can Often Be Replaced by a Bridge

While it is rare, there are still things like a hard fall or blow to the face that can actually crack a tooth. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports without the benefit of a high-quality mouth guard. There are sometimes when a crack can be... Read more »

Dentists Commonly Use Fillings to Repair Modest Sized Cavities

Cavities form when the bacteria in your mouth bloom as a result of residual food particles, sugars and plaque that are not removed by twice-daily brushing and flossing. If it is caught early, and the cavity is still modest in size, a Arnold H. Brokstein, DDS dentist can usually repair... Read more »