The Proper Way to Brush Your Teeth

We are often told that we need to brush our teeth for two minutes, twice a day. Here are a few tips to get the best clean possible, and make those minutes work for you. The Right Brush Toothbrushes are designed to be used for a few months, then disposed of. That means that if your toothbrush is three to... read more »

Year End Smile Upgrades: Chewing Gum

With the holiday season in full effect, your mouth is at an increased risk for numerous oral ailments and tooth hazards that can arise. Don't forget that plaque and bacteria continue to be the main source of dental damage that you constantly need to be aware of. Because brushing your teeth after meals can often be too abrasive due to... read more »

Flossing Turned Simple

There are few things worse than an oral emergency messing up your holiday plans. Let’s review some flossing techniques to make sure your teeth stay healthy and clean throughout this holiday season! First, take a long piece of single-filament floss and wind it around two of your fingers (one on each hand). Use a gentle back-and-forth motion to slip the... read more »

Risk Factors for Gum Disease

The holiday seasons are finally here! With the advent of Halloween just around the corner, the increase of numerous risk factors to your smile is greater than ever. With the influx of sugary sweets, it is important to protect your smile from the risks associated with gum disease and tooth decay. However, gum disease can also be linked to numerous... read more »

Dealing With An Abscess

An abscess in your teeth or gums occurs when there is an infection at the root of one of your teeth, or between a tooth and your gums. A break or chip in your tooth could result in an abscess, and one could also develop due to gum disease. However, the most common cause is a severely decayed tooth. If... read more »

What You Should Know About Dental Sealants

You know that brushing and flossing are important if you’re hoping to keep your teeth healthy, but do you ever wonder what else you might be able to do? Fortunately, there are a number of treatments you could consider, such as dental sealants. This useful treatment can help you and your little ones prevent cavities. Of course, while sealants can... read more »

How to Floss Correctly

Dr. Gregory Dvorak and our team encourage each of our patients to brush and floss diligently every day. Individuals should brush their teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. Unfortunately, there are many people who leave flossing out of their dental hygiene routine. Others do not know how to floss efficiently. Our dentist and team at... read more »

Special Considerations for a Temporary Crown

The hard plastic cap of your temporary crown serves the purpose of protecting the abutment that will anchor your permanent crown once the dental lab has completed your permanent crown. It’s important to understand that the temporary crown fitted by New Prague Gentle Dental Care does not fully restore the tooth’s ability to bite off or chew food. If the... read more »

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