Follow These Tips to Care for Your Dentures

Our dentists, Dr. Ronald A. Williams and Dr. Thomas J. Rydzon, may recommend removable dentures for your smile to replace missing teeth. At The Art of Dentistry, we offer custom-crafted complete dentures and partial dentures restore your smile health, function, and beauty. Complete dentures use a skin-toned acrylic base which fits over your gums and takes the place of all... read more »

You Need to Have a Chipped Tooth Repaired as Soon as Possible

If you grind your teeth at night without the protection of a dental guard, or if you have a bad habit of chewing on foreign objects, then you are at increased risk of suffering a chip on one of your teeth. Even if the damaged tooth doesn’t cause you discomfort, you should not procrastinate seeking professional dental care at The... read more »

Identifying Oral Cancer

Did you know that you should schedule appointments with our dentist once every six months? However, do you know why setting up these visits is important? In reality, visiting our team will give us an opportunity to clean your pearly whites efficiently and to inspect your teeth for signs of potential trouble. For instance, had you heard that our team... read more »

How to Reduce the Impact of Soda on Your Teeth

Have you ever decided that you’re going to cut soda from your diet? If you have, what were your motivations? Did you decide that you’re interested in enjoying a better lifestyle? Would you be surprised to learn that cutting soda from your diet could also benefit your oral health? Unfortunately, people are drinking more soda than ever before. Similarly, drinking... read more »

Always Floss Between Your Teeth at Least Once per Day

Dental floss and oral hygiene go hand in hand. Because cleaning between the teeth is rarely possible with brushing alone, another method needs to be used. Although there are many types of interdental tools for cleaning between teeth, including water flossers, the preferred method of choice still seems to be dental floss. Dental floss can act as a buffer against... read more »

Fluoride: Good or Bad?

Fluoride can be a controversial topic. Some say it’s a dangerous substance, but most believe it’s good for the health of your teeth. If you’re interested in making this decision for yourself, there are a few things you should know. Many argue that the benefits of fluoride far outweigh the risks. In fact, fluoride can reduce tooth decay by up... read more »

What You Should Know About Cavities and Genetics

Did you know that there are people who don’t brush their teeth but still don’t get cavities? Other brush and floss their teeth regularly, but still find themselves fighting tooth decay. Sadly, some people are more vulnerable to cavities than others are, but did you know that you could be more vulnerable to tooth decay because of genetics? Still, while... read more »

Enhance Your Smile with Effective Gum Disease Prevention

The symptoms of gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, are typically painless, resulting in cases where many individuals do not know they even have it. Some common symptoms include bad breath that refuses to go away, swollen or bleeding gums, loose teeth, and gums that appear to be receding. Treatment for gum disease is available at The Art... read more »

Which Treats to Stay Away from While Wearing Braces

When you or your child are wearing braces, it is vital to continue to care for those pearly whites while they are straightening. It's also vital to protect your braces, to avoid any delay in your treatment while you are creating your aligned smile. To take good care of your appliance, you will want to avoid eating the following treats... read more »

The Depth of the Stains in Your Smile Will Influence the Best Whitening Method

Your tooth enamel has microscopic textures and pores. When you consume dark foods and beverages, tiny particles can get trapped on the surfaces of the teeth in your smile. If they are not removed in a timely manner, these surface stains can gradually start to penetrate within the enamel, dulling your smile. These deep stains often cannot be completely removed... read more »