The Fundamentals of Flossing

Are you flossing correctly? It might not be a silly question. If your idea of flossing is to reel off a section of floss and run it between your teeth, well, you’re doing it wrong. Using dental floss is not the most complicated thing you will do during your day,... Read more »

Sensitive Teeth Can Be Treated in Many Ways

Did you know, sensitive teeth can be treated? In fact, pain in your teeth when you drink or eat could be a warning sign you need help. Luckily, Dr. Debra Craig with Harmony Family Dental in Spokane, Washington, is here to help you understand the importance of treating your sensitive... Read more »

Is Gum bad for Your Teeth?

Chewing gum is one of the most popular items bought in America. But aside from helping your breath freshen up, is it good for your teeth? That’s a question we hear often, and one that needs to be answered. If you’re an avid gum chewer, you may be surprised to... Read more »

Super Smiles: Dental Damage

Did you know that there are several health risks currently present in your life that could potentially be doing damage to your smile or set you up for severe damage later on? Even though we often think about the risks associated with cavities and dental erosion, many individuals forget the... Read more »

Super Smiles: Halitosis

When the time comes to assess your oral health and anything you can do to make sure that your mouth is well protected against its risks, look for issues associated with the buildup of plaque and debris in your mouth. If plaque is allowed to continue unhindered in your mouth,... Read more »

A Bruxism Fracture Might Be Treated with a Dental Filling

Some people may unconsciously grind their teeth, or grind their teeth while they sleep in response to chronic stress. Over time, the excessive pressure caused by this condition, which is known as bruxism, can potentially chip or fracture your tooth enamel. If you have noticed a new chip or fracture... Read more »

Revamp Your Oral Health Care with Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

Build a better smile through optimum oral hygiene treatments and lifestyle changes to help protect your teeth and gums from the harmful acids that seek to destroy your smile. Even the foods you eat can slowly begin to wear down your teeth through microscopic food particles and debris and plaque... Read more »

Smile Therapy: Oral Accidents and Injuries

  Oral accidents and injuries can arise at any point in time in your life. Even when you least expect it, dental damage can destroy your smile. However, if the worst should happen, fear not, as dentists are designed to repair smiles, even ones that have been severely broken or... Read more »

Keep Your Teeth White Longer After a Bleaching Procedure

A white and radiant smile can create an excellent first impression, and many Americans invest in receiving teeth whitening procedures. Teeth whitening is an excellent and simple method to achieve the smile you want. However, if you don’t take proper care of your smile following a whitening procedure, you could... Read more »

Why Regular Fluoride Treatment Is Important

Fluoride treatments are a commonplace practice for children, but many older patients do not receive the level of fluoride that their teeth need. It is important to ingest fluoride or receive fluoride treatment regularly to help your tooth enamel repel bacteria and cavities. Tooth enamel is your smile’s first line... Read more »