Mothball Smelling Breath

Over 80 million people have halitosis, or bad breath. This can be caused by bacteria growing in your mouth. Depending on which type of bacteria are growing in your mouth, your breath might smell different. Our dentist, Dr. BJ Showman, cares about your breath. That’s why our team at Downtown... Read more »

Early Detection Improves Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Treatment Rates

Preventing cavities and gum disease is just one of the many important facets associated with maintaining a healthy mouth. Your soft oral tissues and throat have complex structures that play an important role in your essential oral function and general quality of life. A serious problem like oral and pharyngeal... Read more »

Superstar Smile Makers: Mouthwash

Are you familiar with the benefits that mouthwash products can provide for your oral health care? Mouthwash can not only help freshen your breath but, in some cases, can even help reduce the rate at which several oral health risks can occur. Mouthwash products come in a variety of styles... Read more »

Set the Stage for Optimum Oral Health With Cold and Flu Season Care

Nobody likes suffering from the cold and the flu. Sometimes, an illness may be so severe that you find it difficult to even get out of bed. Because of this, we often tend to neglect our oral health care while we are sick, which can cause further oral health and... Read more »

All About the Facts of In-Office Teeth Whitening

Are you interested in having a whiter and brighter smile? If so, our dentist encourages you to consider our professional in-office teeth whitening treatment. This treatment can improve the appearance of your teeth to help you achieve your smile goals. To help you know all about this treatment, our dentist is... Read more »

Gingivitis Treatment and Effective Flossing

Poor oral hygiene habits such as failing to brush your teeth each morning and night or failing to remember to floss at least once each day can leave bacterial deposits in your mouth. In time this can lead to hardened tartar developing on the base of your teeth near the... Read more »

What to Do About Sensitive Teeth

If your tooth or teeth are sensitive to hot or cold foods and beverages, all is not lost. There are things that you and our dentist can do to return your teeth to full health. Causes of Tooth Sensitivity Some of the main dental problems that result in tooth sensitivity... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Replace a Missing Tooth

An untreated cavity or severe dental trauma can sometimes result in the total loss of a tooth. Even if some of the original root structure remains, there might not be sufficient structural integrity to support a root canal and dental crown restoration. In a severe case like this an experienced... Read more »

Your Dentures Need Regular Care and Cleaning

Dentures are designed to replace the basic function of your missing teeth, whether you are missing multiple teeth or all of them. Your dentures have a base that resembles natural gum tissue and makes sure that they fit firmly in your mouth. Your denture is a removable oral appliance that we create... Read more »

The Right Toothpaste Can Improve Your Dental Health

The addition of toothpaste to your toothbrush significantly enhances its ability to clean your teeth. While many people assume that using an abrasive toothpaste can scour away food particles and plaque, there are many factors to consider when purchasing a toothpaste, and we will gladly tell you what these are.... Read more »