Tips on Reversing the Early Stages of Tooth Decay

If your dentist, Dr. Michael Scholes, has told you that you’re starting to form a cavity on one of your teeth, then you need to be very careful. Generally, you won’t even notice the cavity because it shouldn’t cause pain yet. This is a good time to try to reverse the cavity-forming process as much as possible. To help you... read more »

Why Should I Prevent Enamel Erosion?

Enamel erosion is the process of acid attacking the tooth enamel and wearing it away. This dental problem can be dangerous for your smile, which is why your dentist, Dr. Michael Scholes, recommends avoiding it altogether. You can do so by limiting the acidic exposure to your teeth and rinsing your mouth with water after consuming an acidic food or... read more »

Your Other Flossing Options

If you’re tired of using dental floss to clean the crevices of your smile, you’ve come to the right blog! Our dentist, Dr. Michael Scholes, and dental team have some good news for you: You don’t necessarily have to use floss to clean between your teeth. There are other oral hygiene tools you can use, and we’re happy to tell... read more »

All About Your Over-the-Counter Whitening Options

Do you have a dull, yellow smile? If so, it’s time to cosmetically enhance your teeth with a whitening treatment! Fortunately, there are many over-the-counter whitening treatments that can brighten your smile within the walls of your own home. The first treatment is using whitening toothpaste. Whitening toothpaste has gentle and effective polishing agents that have stain removal characteristics. The... read more »

How to Care for Your Smile During a Dental Disaster

Oral injuries are not fun. They can be scary, overwhelming, and extremely painful. Just like a natural disaster, it’s best to have a plan in case of an emergency. If you have a plan for an oral injury, you will know what to do during the stressful and nerve-wracking time. So, to help you create a plan, our Scholes Family... read more »