Seniors and Oral Health

Senior Oral Health

Did you know that as you age, you are more prone to developing oral health problems? According to the CDC, 68 percent of adults over the age of 65 have some form of gum disease, and 20 percent have lost all their natural teeth. Thankfully, getting older doesn’t have to mean numerous tooth extractions and excessive […]

What Is A Tooth Abscess?

Tooth Abscess

Do you suspect you may have a tooth abscess? Tooth abscesses are deep infections caused by bacterial infiltration. Without treatment, these infections can be extremely painful and even life-threatening. If you think you have an infection in or around your tooth or in your gums, it’s best to call our dentist in Largo, FL right […]

The Importance Of Bi-Annual Teeth Cleanings

Teeth Cleaning

How often do you visit a dentist? Our family dentist in Largo recommends twice-yearly dental cleanings in order to find oral health problems early so that they don’t negatively affect your dental health and wellness. Not to mention, you’ll have an opportunity to ask questions about dental implants, if you are missing teeth, and teeth […]

Teeth Whitening Tips For Teens

Teen Teeth Whitening

If your teen’s teeth appear to be dull, discolored, or stained, you may be tempted to purchase an off-the-shelf teeth whitening kit. While teeth whitening kits do whiten teeth, they may not be the best option for your teen due to certain risks, like not following directions and leaving the strips in place for too […]

How Do Dental Implants Change My Smile?

Dental Implants

Are you missing teeth due to previous tooth extractions and looking for a convenient and affordable way to replace them while avoiding the hassles associated with dentures and bridges? Thankfully, there is a solution. Our dentist in Largo, FL offers dental implants, which look and act like your normal teeth. Common Reasons Individuals Consider Dental […]

What Foods Ruin My Tooth Enamel?

Tooth Enamel

You probably think a lot about how the foods you eat affect your body. But, do you ever consider how what you eat and drink impact your teeth? A hard substance called enamel covers the visible portion of your teeth, protecting them from decay and damage. While tooth enamel is the hardest mineral substance in […]

What Is Considered A Dental Emergency?

Dental Emergency

If your tooth hurts, you’ll want to get in and see a dentist as soon as possible. But, is your tooth pain truly an emergency? Can it wait until the next business day? Or should you call the practice’s after-hours emergency line? Factors To Consider There are certainly times when you need to seek dental […]

DIY Tooth Whitening VS. Professional Teeth Whitening  

DIY Tooth Whitening

If you’re thinking about teeth whitening, you’re probably wondering whether DIY tooth whitening is just as good as professional teeth whitening. The answer is actually pretty simple: professional teeth whitening is definitely the more effective option. Keep reading to learn more about the differences in DIY tooth whitening and getting your teeth whitened by a […]

The Importance of Early Preventative Dentistry for Children  

Preventative Dentistry

When kids have healthy teeth and gums while they’re young, they’ve got an excellent foundation for adult teeth to come in later. You can help your child get a great start by teaching them good oral care habits, and by taking advantage of early preventative dentistry treatments recommended by your dentist at Bonham Dental Arts. […]

How Long Does it Take to Get Dental Crowns?  

Dental Crowns

When a tooth is severely damaged by dental decay, it may need a dental crown. These crowns are porcelain, ceramic, or metal dental caps securely placed over a severely damaged tooth. A crown can only be placed on the tooth after all the decay has been removed and the cavity has been sealed. The cap […]