The Invisalign® Option

The sight of a young person with a mouthful of metal braces is not uncommon. However, many adults are thinking about straightening their smiles, and may not like the look and feel of traditional braces. And to be honest, most people’s lives are busier than ever before, and many people... Read more »

Oral Health Treatments: Bad Breath

Are you displaying signs of halitosis, also referred to as bad breath? If so, treatment for the condition depends on what is causing it. Bad breath is often caused by bacteria, oral health ailments, or even underlying conditions deep within your body. Speak with your healthcare professional to determine the... Read more »

How Chewing Gum Helps Maintain a Healthy Smile

Sugarless gum: is it good for your oral health or not? Science gives pretty clear indicators that except for those who have TMJ or other jaw problems, it does actually improve the state of your mouth. Here are some facts about how gum can help you have a healthy smile:... Read more »

Can Your Oral Health Be Improved with Water Flossing?

Water flossing is an interdental oral health care treatment method that can routinely clean between your teeth. It is often compared to threaded dental floss because of its ability to remove food particles and residue quickly and easily from between teeth. Water flossers are revolutionary interdental cleaners built to function... Read more »

Baby Teeth Facts

Baby teeth are the cute little chompers that pop into place and help your child eat, talk, and smile. Even though they eventually fall out of the mouth, they serve many purposes. To help you know more about baby teeth so you can better understand your child’s smile, Dr. Alan... Read more »

A Better Smile Awaits with These Toothbrush Tips

Is your toothbrush becoming an obstacle to a great smile? If your toothbrush is contaminated or heavily worn, your entire mouth will suffer. When you want to keep your teeth clean and clear of dangerous debris and bacteria, you can always count on brushing. A better smile awaits with some... Read more »

TMJ Disorder Symptoms Might Be Improved with Minor Lifestyle Changes

TMJ disorder symptoms often include a dull ache in the muscles in front of the ears, or temples. It is often associated with discomfort when biting down, clicking or a locking up of the temporomandibular joints. This can have a significant negative impact your quality of life. If you are... Read more »

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 »

Keep Your Smile Safe from Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a severely debilitating disease that is found in over 42,000 new patients every year in the United States. One of the most important facts to remember about cancer is that success often relies on finding the disease at its earliest stages. Keep your smile safe from oral... 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 »