Is Your Diet Hurting Your Oral Health?

Not only is your diet important for maintaining a healthy body and getting you the nutrients you need, but it is also important for your oral health. Did you know that your diet may be what is harming your oral hygiene? Consider the following: – Products that are naturally highly acidic are capable of eroding… Read more »

Get Rid of Your Stinky Breath Now!

Have you ever had someone tell you your breath stinks? It’s not a great feeling. And yet 50 million Americans deal with halitosis (bad breath). Fortunately, the tips for fighting bad breath are simple. Make sure that you brush your teeth twice per day. We recommend that all our patients brush their teeth at least… Read more »

Is Your Broken Smile in Need of Dental Bonding Treatments?

Is your broken smile in need of dental bonding treatments? Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry procedure that is often used to repair or improve damaged teeth with a resin or porcelain material to vastly transform the look and function of your teeth. Listed below are just a few of the astounding benefits that dental… Read more »

Oral Atrophy Can Cause Dentures to Gradually Feel Loose

When your custom dentures were fit for you at Dr. Jacob Avner, they were designed to match the underlying structure of your mouth. When your natural teeth were anchored to the bones in your jaw, the stimulation of biting, chewing and grinding encouraged your oral structures to maintain their shape. Over the gradual course of… Read more »

The Facts About Dental Sealants

Do you brush and floss your teeth every day? Do you meet with our dentist twice a year? Do you help your children take the same steps? Do you know if there is anything else you should do for your oral health? If so, there are several treatments that could help, such as dental sealants…. Read more »

Avoiding Certain Habits Can Help You Maintain a Professionally Whitened Smile

A smile that has been dulled or yellowed can significantly hamper your self-image and impact your self-esteem. While you might be tempted to try using retail-grade whitening products, you will likely find that they are simply not potent enough to effectively whiten a significantly stained smile. In a situation like this, you might need to… Read more »

Oral Health Risks That Can Wreck Your Smile

Oral accidents are often just that, accidents. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t protect yourself from them and minimize their risk. Protecting your teeth and gums may not always be possible, but there are things you can do to help keep your teeth healthy and strong for the rest of your life. All bad habits… Read more »

The Many Advantages of Replacing Missing Teeth With Dental Implants

If you have lost teeth and are looking to replace them, we understand the options you have can be confusing. Most people know about dentures, but dental implants might actually be a better way for you to replace your lost teeth. Life happens. Accidents or disease can lead to tooth loss. But don’t let your… Read more »

Your New Dentures Need Daily Care and Cleaning to Maintain Their Long Lifespan

Dr. Jacob Avner typically designs and crafts dentures from materials that are durable enough to fully replace the function of your missing teeth. All things being considered, you can significantly increase the already long lifespan of your dentures with some daily care and cleaning measures. Many denture wearers like to secure their dentures in place… Read more »

5 Everyday Hazards That Can Harm Your Teeth

Long term hazards to our oral health are often what we think of in regards to caring for our teeth and gums, but we are often at high risk for instant oral catastrophes too. Breaking your tooth on a candy bar is every bit as devastating as losing your teeth over time to tooth decay…. Read more »