What is Root Scaling and Planing?

A common problem we see all too often at London Bridge Smiles is that of gum disease. Gum disease is the inflammation of the gum tissue, which could cause harm to your teeth and even the bones that support them. One of the biggest causes of gum diseases is the... Read more »

Some Foods Can Increase Your Risk for Additional Oral Disorders

Some foods can increase your risk for additional oral disorders. The substances you consume play a large role in your overall oral health care. Be mindful of foods and drinks that seek to shatter your tooth enamel and ruin your oral health. Listed below are common foods and drinks you... Read more »

Acid Reflux: How it Impacts Your Smile

What do you know about gastroesophageal reflux disease, which is sometimes referred to as acid reflux or GERD? Did you know that GERD can lead to heartburn or individuals who have acid reflux have acids pushed into their esophagus. However, did you know that GERD can also impact oral health?... Read more »

Your Smile Still Needs Care and Cleaning During Vacation

Oral hygiene is vital for your oral health. It helps you prevent dental issues and keep your smile in tip-top shape. This means you need to keep up on oral hygiene regularly, even while you’re on vacation. Oftentimes, people forget to clean their chompers and gums while they’re adventuring across... Read more »

How to Keep Your Braces and Smile in Tip-Top Shape During Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment can give you the straight, beautiful, and functional smile you desire. However, that’s only the case if you take good care of your smile and braces. To help you do so, Dr. Alan Kessler and our orthodontic team are happy to give you some tips and information. First,... Read more »

Periodontal Disease Prevention Includes Daily Oral Hygiene Improvements and Professional Dental Cleanings

Periodontal disease is an affliction of the gum tissues caused by hardened tartar that introduces a constant bacterial presence at the gumline. Also known as gum disease, this pervasive condition has different degrees of severity. The earliest form is known as gingivitis. Initial symptoms include gums that bleed easily when... Read more »

What to Expect at Your Dental Cleanings and Exams

Dental cleanings and exams are vital for your oral health, which is why it’s strongly recommended to visit your dentist every six months. If you have an appointment coming up, our dental team is so excited to help you maintain the strong oral health and smile you deserve! To help... Read more »

Delaying Wisdom Tooth Extraction Can Cause Complications

Wisdom teeth typically linger deep within the gums until late in adolescence. They often attempt to emerge after your 20 primary teeth have been completely replaced by your 32 adult teeth. At this point, most people choose to have them extracted at London Bridge Smiles. While it's often of someone's... Read more »

Remove the Color from Your Teeth with a Whitening Treatment

Are your teeth in need of a cosmetic upgrade due to discolorations or stains? If, so the best way to remove the color from your teeth is with a whitening treatment. Teeth whitening treatments can come in all varieties, with products ranging from professional quality at our dentist office down... Read more »

Seven Successful Tips for Optimum Denture Care

If you have a partial or complete set of dentures, it does not mean your oral health care should be forsaken. Optimum oral health is still very much needed regardless of how many natural teeth may be left. Even if you have no teeth remaining, gum disease and other diseases... Read more »