Inlays and Onlays Stand Between Fillings and Crowns

Many people have no understanding of inlays or onlays. The short answer is, they are both an intermediate treatment for advanced tooth decay. Normally, when you get a cavity, you will need a filling. With a typical filling, the dentist will drill through the tooth and remove the decay, and... Read more »

The Fundamentals of Enamel Erosion

Do you know the fundamentals of enamel erosion? If not, that’s OK! Your tooth enamel is the white substance that creates your teeth. When it becomes eroded, cavities can arise, and your oral health can rapidly decline. There are many things important to know about your enamel, which is why... Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Routine Teeth Cleanings

When it comes to having a healthy smile, most people know that they need to practice effective dental hygiene, including daily habits of brushing and flossing, to reduce the chances of tooth decay. Oral health also depends on regular visits with the dentist to receive necessary preventive care such as... Read more »

Oral Health: Dry Mouth

For your smile to function correctly, you need enough saliva in your mouth to keep it healthy. It is a good idea to know the conditions that create dry mouth, and what you can do. There is a rare autoimmune condition known as Sjogren's Syndrome, which actually causes your body... Read more »

How to Fight Oral Disease

Oral disease is can completely destroy the oral health and smile. This is why your dentists encourage you to prevent oral disease as much as possible. Some of those diseases include dental cavities, gum disease, oral cancer and more. Some of these diseases can even threaten your life. So, to... Read more »

An Amalgam Dental Fillings Is Made From a Special Blend of Dental Metals

Remembering to brush your teeth every morning and night as well as flossing at least once per day is essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. This is in conjunction with your routine dental checkups at Adaptive Dental Associates. Combined these measures will reduce your chances of suffering an oral health... Read more »

A Dental Crown Can Be Used to Treat Lost Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is a very hard substance made up of a dense matrix of microscopic mineral crystals. This is what gives your teeth the necessary durability to handle a lifetime of biting and chewing. Your enamel also protects your teeth from decay. But minor deviations in your tooth alignment or... Read more »

Caring for Your Partial Denture for Maximum Comfort and Longevity

Wearing removable partial dentures replaces missing teeth in a comfortable, natural-looking way. To ensure maximum comfort and durability, take as good care of your dentures as you do your own teeth. Keeping your dentures properly maintained can help them last 5-10 years. At Adaptive Dental Associates, we are happy to... Read more »

Baby Teeth Basics

Who among us doesn’t feel excited about getting a visit by the tooth fairy? Who doesn’t get a thrill to discover a few coins or paper money under your pillow in exchange for a baby tooth? This thought can turn a potential distressing event into something fun for everyone. So,... Read more »

Dental Health Benefits for Breastfeeding Mothers

Breastfeeding is a personal decision a mother makes for her baby, and there are many benefits to the practice – if it’s right for you. Today’s blog will explore some of the oral benefits of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding May Result in a Better Bite Several studies of late found that babies... Read more »