The Dental Sealant Method

Your molars and premolars, which are the back teeth in your mouth, differ from the rest of your smile because they are larger and have deep ridges in the chewing surfaces to make chewing and swallowing much easier. While these ridges are very important for the back teeth, they make... Read more »

Ways to Nip Gum Disease in the Bud

Gum disease is something we all have the potential of getting, but unlike the common cold, we can do many things to keep ourselves from getting it. As long as you can keep plaque, which is the real cause of gum disease, from building up and keep your gums strong,... Read more »

Dental Checkups Help Maintain Good Oral Health

There several important factors that go into maintaining a healthy mouth. A consistent daily oral hygiene routine that employs high-quality oral care products is a very important first step you also need to have a routine dental checkup performed by a professionally trained dentist twice each year. The dental checkup... Read more »

Achievements in Dentistry: Tooth Hazard Risk Assessments

How well do you know your oral health? Do you feel confident that you have eliminated all potential health risks from your life? Unsurprisingly, many individuals often fail to take into consideration their lifestyle habits and seemingly innocuous tasks when thinking about what they can do to keep their smile... Read more »

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 »