What You Need to Know About Periodontitis

Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, comes in some different varieties. In its latter phases, gum disease is known as periodontitis. If your gums are harshly swollen or if you can see huge inflamed sacks of gums surrounding your pearly whites, you may have periodontitis, and you should... Read more »

Dental Wax Can Help Protect a Fractured Tooth While Seeking Treatment

Chips and dental fractures that occur from some form of dental trauma can sometimes extend beyond the tooth’s hard enamel layer to affect the sensitive dentin or pulp layers within the tooth. In a situation like this, you might experience significant discomfort and sensitivity.  You should start the first-aid process... Read more »

The Tooth-Harming Foods and Drinks You Should Not Consume on Thanksgiving

Do you want a top-notch smile this Thanksgiving holiday? If so, you should avoid the tooth-harming foods and drinks that are found on the dinner table. That’s right: Thanksgiving dinner could potentially be harmful for your teeth and gums. To help you have the strong and healthy Thanksgiving smile you... Read more »

What is Oral Hygiene?

Oral hygiene is the practice of keeping the mouth clean and pristine as much as possible to prevent dental issues, like tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Oral hygiene is very important because little did you know, your oral health is linked with your overall health. This means a healthy... Read more »

Here’s How to Maintain White Teeth

You deserve a smile that you’re proud of. Unfortunately, tooth discoloration can taint the tooth enamel and take the beauty away from your smile. This happens often because there are many culprits of tooth discoloration. Luckily, there are things you can do to maintain your white teeth and beautiful smile.... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Alpha Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »