Dental Health Facts While Breastfeeding

Are you breastfeeding your little one? If so, there are dental health facts you should know so you can take good care of your child’s smile. The more you know, the better. So, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to expand your knowledge by sharing some dental health facts with you. Those are: -Breastfeeding can… Read more »

What is a Malocclusion?

What is a malocclusion? A malocclusion is a term for any misalignment of the teeth or jaw. Typical examples include overbites, underbites, crossbites and open bites. A malocclusion can happen in many ways. For some individuals, it is the effect of a small jaw and too many teeth. In ancient times, human jaws used to… Read more »

Zoom! Whitening Can Brighten Your Smile in a Flash

M. W. McConnell, DDS in Beavercreek, Ohio, is proud to offer Zoom! Whitening in-house whitening and take-home whitening treatments. Zoom! Whitening can brighten your smile in a flash. A Zoom! in-house treatment can make your smile is up to six shades whiter in only 45 minutes or less. This treatment has been professionally tested millions… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Be Used to Prevent Further Tooth Loss Complications

Tooth loss from dental trauma or an untreated cavity can do more than hamper your ability to chew and break food down before swallowing. The tooth’s location in your mouth could also alter the clarity of your speech and the appearance of your smile. Even if you manage to learn to live with the loss… Read more »

My Child Pretends to Brush. What Should I Do?

Sometimes children hate brushing their teeth so much that they actually pretend to brush to get out of it. This can cause severe damage to the teeth and gums, especially because it can quickly encourage tooth decay development. So, it’s important to make sure your child brushes their chompers every morning and every night. To… Read more »

Chewing Gum for a Better Smile

No matter how health-conscious we may try to be, there will be those times when we just want something sweet, it’s a normal craving, but it doesn’t have to be a craving that promotes cavities. Instead of taming that sweet tooth with a candy bar or some ice cream, why not reach for a piece… Read more »

Oral Health Care Advice

Your oral health care should not be taken lightly, as it is often the difference between a damaged smile and a sparkling magnificent one. Even the smallest details can have lasting effects on your smile. Listed below are some tips and techniques you should ask yourself if you hope for a better smile with better… Read more »

Do You Feel Your Oral Health Care Is Serving You Well?

Do you feel your oral health care is serving you well? Cleaning your teeth should be a task that everyone undertakes in order to maintain a happy smile with amazing oral health. Likewise, if you do not clean your orthodontic treatments, including your braces, they will not be able to function or serve you accurately…. Read more »

What Are Some Common Tooth Hazards to Avoid?

What are some common tooth hazards to avoid? Although there are various treatments out there for a variety of oral health ailments, it’s best to deal with any problematic situations before they even begin. However, in some situations, damage to your teeth and gums is done very quickly, so you must protect your mouth from… Read more »

A Combination of Restorations Can Renew Your Smile

Have you ever heard of full mouth reconstruction? If you have multiple issues going on with your smile, our dentist might use full mouth reconstruction to help you renew your smile. Basically, full mouth reconstruction means using a combination of dental restoration treatments to replace most or all of the teeth in your smile. This… Read more »