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The Reasons Why a Teeth Cleaning is so Beneficial

If you’re dreading your upcoming six-month checkup, then you need to change your mind set. Did you know your teeth cleaning appointments are very beneficial? That’s right, your appointments can help you in a myriad of ways. To help you know more, our dentist, Dr. Tontra Lowe, DDS, will be thrilled to list some of the benefits of getting your... read more »

Keep Your Smile Safe from Halitosis

If you are suffering from unpleasant odors coming out of your mouth, you may have halitosis or bad breath. This oral health disorder from bacteria within your body can often cause damage to your inner gums and teeth. The good news is, there are things you can do to keep your smile safe from halitosis.  Let's look at some of the... read more »

The Tips You Need to Wash Plaque Away from Your Teeth

Plaque is a white, sticky film that clings to your teeth and threatens to create tooth decay and gum disease. This is why it’s extremely important to remove it on a regular basis. If you don’t, the plaque will turn into tartar and will irritate and infect your gums, creating gum disease. If left untreated, gum disease can result in... read more »

The Process Involved in a Dental Cleaning Appointment

For a strong and successful oral health, you need to attend your dental cleaning appointments twice a year. So, if you have a dental cleaning coming up, our Awesome Smiles Dental Center team is happy to help you prepare! The process involved in your dental cleaning includes: 1. A warm welcome: As you walk through our office doors, our friendly... read more »

What is Dental Plaque?

Dental plaque is the sticky, tooth-colored film that clings to the surfaces of your teeth and makes them feel a bit fuzzy. You can generally see the plaque if you scrape the surfaces of your teeth with your fingernail. The slimy, white stuff on your finger is called plaque, and it is a dangerous substance that can destroy your smile.... read more »

Flossing Is Important for Gum Health

Chances are you’ve walked out of my office or some other dental office after being told that you’re not flossing enough. You might have even sat in your car and wondered how I can even tell if you’ve run a waxed piece of string between your teeth on a daily basis! Now, my husband, Jay, or my boys might suggest... read more »