Beating Bad Breath

With the many varieties of toothpastes, mouth washes, and chewing gums on the market, bad breath seems like an entirely avoidable nuisances. However, despite all these minty tricks, bad breath still lingers – so what’s going on? What Causes Bad Breath? 80% of bad breath, or halitosis, comes from when bacteria builds up in the…

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5 Steps to a Flawless Floss

Even though we’ve been brushing and flossing our teeth for years and years, many of us are surprised to learn that we’re not doing it properly. Case in point: Did you know that proper brushing takes at least two minutes? Most adults do not come close to brushing that long. Flossing teeth is an effective…

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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth or third molars are the teeth furthest away in the dental arches and they are usually the last ones to erupt… if they ever come out! Your wisdom teeth usually show up between the ages of 17 and 21. It is very rare to see someone with the maximum possible of 32 teeth in…

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Implants

Implants If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, you wear dentures that are uncomfortable, loose and / or don’t want to have good tooth structure removed to make a bridge, you should talk to your dentist to see if dental implants are an option for you. Dental implants are a popular and effective…

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Amalgam (Silver-Colored Dental Fillings)

Have you ever wondered about the silver fillings in your mouth and if they are safe? Please click the link below to find out more about what these fillings consist of and what the ADA supports. Please contact Dr. Tomlo’s office if you have any questions or concerns about the amalgam (silver-colored fillings) that are…

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