Your First Dental Care

Expectations For Your First Dental Appointment Dental exams have been known to cause some people distress and anxiety.  Being aware of this, Seven Oaks Dental wants to ensure that you know exactly what to expect when you walk through our doors for your first dental visit. Your First Dental Visit Will Likely Include: A full inspection of your mouth and … Read More

Bruxism

Bruxism: Teeth Grinding Teeth grinding, also known as Bruxism, affects a large population on a daily basis. Some people may suffer from this condition and not know it. When visiting a dentist, they will examine your mouth to see if there is any evidence of gnashing or clenching of the jaw or teeth.  The unconscious teeth clenching or grinding may … Read More

Oral Cancer and Risk Factors

Oral Cancer is a collection of malignant cells that accumulate or form in the lips, oral cavity or the pharynx and oral area. As screening for oral cancer improves, the number of deaths from oral cancer has decreased. Oral cancer can develop in many areas within the oral cavity which may include: The front of the tongue (first two thirds) … Read More

What is a cavity?

A cavity is caused by tooth decay.  Decay can happen on all sides of the tooth and within several layers of the tooth. The enamel, also known as the outer coating of the tooth, is just a susceptible to decay as the inner layer of the tooth which is called the dentin. Decay is caused when foods leave remnants on … Read More

Different Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

Teeth whitening allows patients to have an efficient way to enhance their smile.  Improved confidence and appearance is what often results from a successful teeth whitening session. There are many different types of Teeth Whitening Procedures and each type holds benefits for each different type of dental patient in our dental office. Teeth Whitening Systems: Whitening Toothpaste: Be sure to … Read More

Safety Concerns of Whitening Teeth

Having your teeth whitened at our Seven Oaks Dental Office? Please be aware that some patients have concerns regarding the safety of any teeth whitening systems. Teeth whitening systems are considered to be safe when used properly and completed successfully by professional personal such as a dental care specialist or doctors. Knowing how to use a product and which side … Read More

What can I do about sensitive teeth?

Tooth sensitivity is an annoying problem that plagues many people. Sharp, sudden pains shoot through your tooth’s nerve endings from sudden temperature changes when you consume cold or hot food and drink. The good news is that you can reduce sensitivity by being proactive with your oral hygiene. Here are some tips for reducing sensitivity in teeth. Oral Hygiene Staples: … Read More

Dental Care for Babies

Babies are a joy for many people. We take care of them and protect them. But when it comes to dental care and their little teeth start popping up, many questions start popping up too. Here are some answers to many common questions that will help direct you and keep your baby’s mouth clean. How soon should I start brushing … Read More

The Dentist Is Nothing To Fear

For many people the dentist has been someone that is feared by both children and adults.  A visit to the dentist can be upsetting to children and can cause anxiety for individuals of all ages. If you or your child experience anxiety when visiting the dentist, read these tips to help you overcome your fear. Talk to Dr. Nawrot If … Read More

What type of toothbrush should I be using?

A toothbrush is your best tool to protect your teeth. You use it twice daily to protect them from plaque and tartar buildup that can be damaging to your teeth. To maximize the effectiveness of your brushing you might ask yourself, “what type of toothbrush should I be using?”. Bristle Types There is a wide range of toothbrush bristles available … Read More