Oral Health Advantages: Aging and Dental Health

  How have your teeth and gums fared as you've gotten older? Have you ever noticed they've begun to get weaken or become more brittle over time? The truth is they will age over time, so it is important to make sure you are exercising caution in your day-to-day life to keep your teeth going strong. Furthermore, it is important... read more »

Special Oral Hygiene Tools Can Help Augment Your Daily Routine

The American Dental Association advocates a consistent daily oral hygiene routine to help maintain healthy teeth and gums. This consists of brushing your teeth twice each day as well as remembering to thoroughly floss once per day. These simple measures are intended to remove bacterial matter from your mouth before they can contribute to cavities and gum disease. If you... read more »

Save Your Smile with a Dental Bridge

Everyone wants a full, healthy smile. In addition to improving your look, replacing missing teeth can make sure that your remaining teeth do not shift into an improper alignment, and can keep bacteria and plaque out of the empty spaces on your gums. Many people have benefitted from dental implants. After all, they are sturdy, they look natural and they... read more »

Restoring Your Smile With a Dental Bond

Not all damage done to your teeth requires major restorative or reparative work. Damage to your teeth is never a good thing, but a chip in your tooth can often be treated by a process known as dental bonding. Aside from fixing a chipped tooth, bonding can also repair damage done from decay, or discoloration. Bonding can be used to... read more »

Proper Oral Hygiene

While coming to Christopherson Family Dentistry regularly for professional cleanings is very important, it is imperative that you pair this care with care of your own at home. Dr. Tyler Christopherson recommends that you brush your teeth twice a day and floss once a day. What is the best way to brush my teeth? Brush your teeth with a soft-bristled... read more »

Have You Fallen Victim to Gum Disease?

Have you fallen victim to gum disease? Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a serious oral health ailment that tends to be quite common and can exist for long periods of time before a patient even knows they suffer from it. When checking for potential signs of gum disease, consider the following: - Examine your smile to check for... read more »