Why We Use Composite Resin Fillings

If it has been a while, think 15 or more years, since you have needed a filling, you may be surprised to discover that a lot has changed. No longer do dentists use unsightly silver amalgam fillings. Instead, a natural tooth-colored composite resin is used. Why the change? Every dentist has his or her own […]

What is Dental Plaque?

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Look at the box of any toothbrush or toothpaste and you will see the words “helps remove plaque”. At first glance, this may seem like a marketing feature designed to get you to purchase that toothbrush or toothpaste, but it is actually a valuable feature that helps you improve your overall oral health. Why is […]

Top 3 Reasons for Getting Titanium Dental Implants

Whether you are in need of a full-mouth restoration or you just want to replace a single missing tooth, titanium dental implants are often your best choice. Strong and sturdy, these dental implants are the most popular tooth replacement procedure because they look, feel, and act like natural teeth. If you are thinking about replacing […]

How Wine Polyphenols Fight Cavities

If you know anything about red wine, you know that the antioxidants are extremely good for you and one of those groups of antioxidants includes polyphenols. Studies have shown that polyphenols discourage the presence of bad bacteria in your mouth, which means they lower the risk of tooth decay and cavities. Red Wine Hinders Bad […]

What Is Restorative Dentistry?

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Restorative dentistry focuses on repair and restoration that can return your mouth to an optimal level of function and appearance. There are many different restorative dentistry procedures, and this means that every patient’s dental restoration process may take a completely different path. If you have serious dental problems of any type, you can consult with […]

Your Bi-Annual Dental Cleanings

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Everyone has a busy schedule today, and it’s easy to let those bi-annual dental appointments just slip through the cracks. After all, you have pressing deadlines, urgent appointments, and plenty of responsibilities on your plate. However, getting to those routine dental cleanings and checkups is an essential part of keeping your oral and overall health […]

How Severe Gum Disease is Linked to Oral Cancer

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Given that fewer and fewer people are smoking, you would think that oral cancer – a cancer often connected with tobacco usage – would be on the decline, but it isn’t. In fact, each year it seems like more and more people are being newly diagnosed with this specific type of cancer. Why is that? […]

Tooth Sensitivity vs. Cavities

Do you have tooth sensitivity or a cavity? In some instances, it may be hard to tell, and the treatment for tooth sensitivity is vastly different than if you have a cavity. If you have tooth sensitivity, you may only need a toothpaste for sensitive teeth, but if you have a cavity, you will need […]

Get Straighter Teeth Without an Orthodontist

Before scheduling an appointment with your local orthodontist to get braces, you may want to consider looking into the services offered by your dentist. At Bonham Dental, we offer cosmetic dentistry services in addition to our general dentistry services. These cosmetic dentistry services can get you a straighter smile without having to go through the […]

Fall in Love With Your White Teeth

Are you thinking about teeth whitening because you want to love your smile when you look in the mirror? Bonham Dental Arts is here to help Largo, Florida patients to get the beautiful white smile they want and deserve. There are two main options in professional teeth whitening: the in office whitening system and the […]