Author Archive for Roseman

When Should Children Start Visiting the Dentist?

Many parents wonder how much attention should be paid to the health of their children’s smiles, especially at early ages when there are no teeth present or when they just have their “baby teeth” that will eventually fall out and…

Periodontitis – Common or Uncommon?

Many people suffer from periodontitis. This is an infection of the gums that damages the soft tissues and actually damages the bones supporting your teeth. As a result of this problem, people can lose teeth or have other problematic dental…

The Benefits of Dental Sealants

Those who choose to enter dental school want to provide a valuable service for their patients. Without proper oral care, significant health problems can occur. Part of dental work includes providing preventative care for those whose teeth may be at…

Xerostomia: Causes and Treatments for Dry Mouth

The absence of saliva in the mouth can cause discomfort and often leads patients to seek medical care for treatment. Otherwise known as xerostomia, the condition is not a disease in itself, but is caused by other factors. While everyone…

Oral Health for Pregnant Women

Pregnancy causes a lot of changes to a woman’s body. One area to be concerned about during this exciting time is your oral health. Your baby will need nutrients, such as calcium, from your diet. It is also common from…

Good Oral Hygiene Starts Here

More than half of adult Americans claim they brush their teeth twice a day. While this is good news for the oral health of the population, the statistics do not show how many of these people are brushing properly. The…

Root Canal Awareness Week

Root Canal Awareness Week What Do You Know About Root Canals? The American Association of Endodontists celebrated Root Canal Awareness Week on March 30 – April 5, 2014. Currently in its eight year, this week is a time for people…

Preventing Plaque

Preventing Plaque

Spending your day in the dentist’s chair having plaque scraped from teeth is no fun. While it is necessary to go to your dentist for regular cleanings, there are also some things you can do to prevent plaque build-up before…