How to Avoid Gingivitis

Have you ever heard of gingivitis? Not everyone is familiar with it, but it’s something that you definitely want to avoid. In fact, if you took a look at your toothpaste tube, there’s likely some information on it about it preventing gingivitis. So what is it, and why do you want to avoid it? Well, we have the answers to... read more »

Dental Questions Answered on Gum Disease Treatments

  Did you know the gum disease can occur in many stages throughout your lifetime? It is a common disease that is frequently found in many individuals with poor oral health. Typically, numerous symptoms are involved with gum disease. If you are suffering from gum tissue infection, always inspect your smile for common symptoms to determine if treatments from your... read more »

4 Cavity Contributors You Didn’t Know About

Hi, Member of the Bella Dental Services Community, Most people know that cavities are caused by poor oral hygiene and eating sugary foods. But those aren’t the only contributors.  Did you know about these other four causes of cavities? 1-Deep Tooth Crevices & Enamel Issues Enamel issues and deep crevices create perfect breeding grounds for bacteria and plaque growth. They... read more »

Take Care of Your Teeth with Chewing Gum

  Did you know that saliva plays a crucial role in your oral health care by working to neutralize harmful acids and rinsing away plaque buildup? Yes, it’s true! Thus, it is essential to make sure you have saliva production in your mouth. To assist with saliva production, consider chewing gum after meals. In order to protect your smile, always... read more »

Tooth-Brushing FAQ

At Bella Dental, the most common piece of guidance we give is to brush your teeth two times daily for two minutes per session. (You probably wouldn’t have guessed that, would you?) Because we’re continually reminding our patients to brush their teeth, we also get a fair number of questions about the correct way to brush teeth. Here are a... read more »

How Does Sugarless Gum Help Prevent Cavities?

Did you know that sugar-free gum can prevent cavities? According to numerous studies done on the subject, chewing sugarless gum after a meal for at least 20 minutes helps prevent cavities. But how? The truth is that the cavity-fighters that allow this to occur are not from the sugarless gum itself, but rather the process it creates inside your mouth.... read more »

What Are Your Dental Bonding Treatment Options?

Are your teeth damaged and in need of a dental bonding treatment? Dental bonding refers to cosmetic alterations to your teeth designed to change its color and shape. Although dental bonding is typically used for a variety of oral needs, it is most commonly used for dental chipping. Dental bonding is a cosmetic tooth restoration treatment designed to improve your... read more »