Your Smile Depends on Brushing and Flossing

How would you rank your health care? Are you confident in your abilities to keep your smile as clean as it need be? Are you happy with your oral health and slowly taking the time to strengthen your smile every single day? Do you practice effective dietary selections ensuring that... Read more »

Treatment Options for Combating Bad Breath

Are you looking to combat your bad breath? If you are seeking help, then you have come to the right place! Our dentist, Dr. Steven Driggers with Sonshine Family Dental in Avon, Indiana, cares about your oral health, which is why we have provided this plan to help you overcome... Read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Dental Crowns

  If you have ever suffered an oral accident or injury and are left with severely debilitated and broken teeth, they will need to be repaired by your dentist. Visit your dentist for an oral exam to determine the extent of your damage and what forms of restorations may be... Read more »

Do Your Children Have Shark Teeth?

Is fruit juice bad for your teeth? For people thinking about sugar and tooth decay, this is a common concern and question.   Many mothers give their children fruit juices in lieu of candy and colas thinking that the benefits available in fruit, such as vitamin C and antioxidants are... Read more »

Year-End Smile Upgrades: Halitosis Treatments & Prevention

If you wish to keep your smile and peak condition this holiday season, be sure to actively employ safe and effective oral health care treatment plans for the prevention of halitosis, also known as bad breath. Bad breath can arise due to numerous causes, which must be identified to ensure... Read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Cavity Prevention Treatments

To avoid cavities, it is important that you are employing the necessary brushing and flossing techniques on a daily basis. In order to ensure you are adequately cleaning your mouth properly, visit your dentist for routine examinations to determine if any dental damage is occurring. If it is, you will... Read more »

Key Differences Between Amalgam & Composite Dental Fillings

For over a century, the only materials available for dental restorations included silver or amalgam, gold, and porcelain. When you opened your mouth, the dental work was visible for anyone to see; however, the materials were very strong and tended to last a long time. Enter composite or tooth-colored dental... Read more »

Tips on How to Have a Strong and Healthy Smile

Your dentist, Dr. Steven Driggers, wants you to have a strong and healthy smile. You deserve it! If you want a strong and healthy smile as well, then there are things you should do to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape. Regular smile care is essential, especially because... Read more »

How Dentures Are Made

Are you missing some or all of your permanent teeth? Our dentist may recommend dentures to restore your smile. Dentures are removable dental appliances that can act as a partial or full set of teeth. They sit on the gums and may be attached to the remaining natural teeth or... Read more »

A Guide to Good Gums

Healthy gums are so much more important than most people realize. You may know that gum disease can cause loose teeth, bad breath and even problems with your jaw. But did you also know that if you leave gum disease untreated, the bacteria can enter your respiratory tract, your blood... Read more »