Cleaning Your Tongue: The Facts

As you may know, there are many steps you’ll need take if you’re interested in enjoying a healthy, happy smile. For example, you’ve probably learned that you should visit our team twice a year and that you should brush and floss on a daily basis. Yet, if you are interested in improving your oral health, you may want to consider... read more »

Dentures Can Give You Back the Smile You Have Lost

Are you looking to replace some missing or lost teeth? Are you looking for a solution that is less permanent or surgically invasive? With dentures, you can have a custom-made removable set of artificial teeth crafted for your comfort and convenience. You can use dentures to give you back the smile you have lost, just consider some of their benefits:... read more »

Identifying the Symptoms of a Troublesome Filling

Dr. Christopher M. Granillo, DDS, LLC often repairs chips and small cavities with a basic dental filling. These are small, durable, artificial materials that are intended to restore the strength and function of the tooth for many years to come. Should you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene, the natural bacteria living in your mouth could gradually start to infiltrate... read more »

On Valentine’s Day, Pamper Your Sweetheart, Not Your Sweet Tooth

Love’s holiday may come once per year, but the love you have for your oral health should be every day. Our teeth and gums provide us with so much, and yet all they ask for in return is a minimal amount of care to keep them healthy. Daily habits such as brushing and flossing can work wonders for our oral... read more »

The Basics on Keeping Your Natural Teeth as a Senior

Many people think that teeth become inevitably lost when they grow older. This is why many seniors end up with dental implants, dental bridges, and dentures. However, this doesn't have to be the case for you. There are things you can do on a regular basis to keep your smile in tip-top shape even as a senior. Those things are:... read more »

Dental Crowns Can Conceal Oral Accidents

Have you suffered an oral accident recently? Are any of your teeth badly damaged? If so, it may be wise to consider dental crowns to prevent further damage to your teeth and give you a healthy-looking smile that you can be proud of. Dental crowns are not replacements for damaged teeth, but rather fixes to conceal and protect them. Here... read more »

Toothpaste Can Be Specially Formulated to Address Specific Issues

The American Dental Association strongly advises brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing once each day. Applying toothpaste to your soft-bristled toothbrush helps improve its effectiveness in removing food particles and plaque from the surfaces of your teeth. At the same time, many brands of toothpaste also come with special additives to specifically address other oral health issues. To... read more »

A Badly Chipped or Fractured Tooth Needs Repaired

If you grind your teeth at night on a regular basis, or if you have a bad habit of nibbling on pens and pencils, it can badly chip or fracture your teeth. This is even more likely to happen if you participate in contact sports without wearing a quality mouthguard. Small fractures and chips can sometimes be repaired by a... read more »

Fluoride Treatment Can Help Protect Your Teeth from Cavities

Your tooth enamel is made up of a hard-mineral structure that is composed of microscopic crystals. Throughout an average day, the natural bacteria in your mouth and the acidic foods you consume can gradually deplete the mineral’s density. This creates microscopic pores where tooth decay can form. Fortunately, exposing your tooth enamel to fluoride can help restore this microscopic mineral... read more »