Poor Oral Hygiene Practices Increase Your Chances of Suffering a Cavity

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth each morning and night, as well as making a conscious effort to thoroughly floss your teeth at least once each day. This basic oral hygiene regimen is designed to remove food particles, plaque, and bacterial deposits from your mouth before they can affect the health of your mouth. If you... read more »

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 »

Be Sure to Floss All the Pertinent Areas in Your Mouth

Consistent oral hygiene practices are very important for the prevention of cavities, periodontal disease, and other oral health problems. This starts with brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as flossing your teeth at least once each day. When brushing, make sure you use a soft-bristled toothbrush with fluoridated toothpaste. Work the brush head in small circles around the... 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 »

What Are Dental Veneers? Find Out Here!

Dental Veneers are artificial shells glued to the front of your teeth for an aesthetic beauty that is nearly impossible to attain with proper oral hygiene alone. Our team at Scholes Family Dental can convert even the worst of toothy disasters into a mouth masterpiece. You will find yourself smiling all day long. Dental veneers are custom-crafted and designed for... read more »

Helping Your Bad Breath

How often do you have to deal with bad breath? As you know, having bad breath—regardless of how often you have it—can be an embarrassing experience. However, did you know that bad breath is typically caused by bacteria or by food particles in your mouth? While removing bacteria may be your best answer, there are a few things other options... read more »

Keeping a Strong Smile as a Senior

As you age, the health of your smile should never alter. The older you get, the better you should take care of your smile. If you properly take care of your teeth, gums, and underlying bone, you can keep your natural teeth for a lifetime without any problems. To help you properly care for your smile, we recommend doing the... read more »

The Effects of Age on Your Smile

How important is your smile to you? Are you proud of the way your pearly whites look? But, did you know that the appearance and health of your smile will inevitably change as you age? If you don’t care for your smile, the change could be drastic—and you may not like the results. Unfortunately, over time your teeth will wear... read more »