How To Treat My Bleeding Gums

There are many ways to help improve your oral health and help eliminate bleeding gums. Since bleeding gums are mainly due to inadequate plaque removal from the teeth at or around the gum line, starting an effective oral hygiene regimen is a great way to help treat and prevent gum bleeding. Here are some oral hygiene tips that will help …

Types of Fillings

Fillings help restore damaged teeth from decay. They prevent further decay and bring the tooth back to its normal function. Your dentist will consider many different factors when it comes to choosing what kind of filling material is best of you. Here are a few different types of fillings your dentist may recommend for you.   Amalgam Made of: Silver, …

Dealing With Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity is a common dental problem that causes discomfort and pain. There are a few different ways to take care of your sensitive teeth.   Brushing too hard can wear down enamel, causing dentin (very sensitive part of tooth underneath the enamel) to become exposed. Gum recession. This often happens in people who suffer from periodontal disease. Cracked teeth. …

Few Facts You Must Know About Root Canals

*Don’t ignore tooth pain, it’s your dental alarm!* 1. A root canal can be quick! It does not necessarily have to take a large number of dental visits. Of course, it depends on the tooth’s condition, but it can be completed in just a couple of sittings. 2. Pain does not magically vanish after a root canal. You may experience …

3 Signs You Might Have A Cavity

3 Signs You Might Have A Cavity

According to the CDC, it is estimated that over 31% of adults between the ages of 20-44 have an untreated cavity. Could you be a part of that statistic? Sometimes symptoms aren’t noticeable until the decay has progressed. Pay close attention to changes in your teeth and contact us if you experience any of these 3 symptoms: Sensitivity When a …

5 of the Best Toothpastes on the Market for 2016

Believe it or not, many people unconsciously have a favorite brand of toothpaste, you know, that one go-to brand that you simply dump into the cart without thinking too much about it at the grocery store? Yeah, that’s it. Dentists have their own favorite brands as well. At Ence Dentistry, we believe in maintaining a healthy smile with great dental …

The History of Dentistry: A Look at Tooth Worms

There are many things that we take for granted in this day and age. Advancements in medicine, food, and even dentistry. While visiting the dentist can sometimes be a scary proposition, even if you aren’t getting a cavity drilled, the practices today are nothing compared to what our ancestors went through. For many, a toothache would last their entire life. …