A Chipped Tooth Is at Increased Risk of Developing a New Cavity

Even if you aren’t experiencing any initial sensitivity or distress in a newly chipped tooth, you should still have it examined and repaired by a dentist like Dr. Warren Cheung. If the compromised area of tooth enamel isn’t addressed in a reasonable amount of time, the area could start to... Read more »

End of the Year Discussions about Dental Floss

Do you know the proper techniques for flossing your teeth? Although flossing is not a difficult skill, changing a few techniques and methods with your flossing sessions can have a much better rate of success. In addition, the products you use can also play a key role in the effectiveness... Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Can Help Kill Bacteria as Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your daily oral hygiene routine is the very first line of defense to help prevent cavities, periodontal health problems, and other oral health conditions. To aid in this effort the American Dental Association offers several guidelines and recommendations to help consumers maintain good oral health. This includes brushing your teeth... Read more »

Dental Basics Checklist

Basic care of our mouth doesn’t have to be hard! It can easily become part of our daily routine, with some simple, minor adjustments. Here is a basic checklist to see how you are doing. Brushing and Flossing --Do I brush my teeth for a full 2 minutes*, twice a... Read more »

Be in the Know: Golden Dental Crowns

Dental crowns come in lots of different substances, one of the extra popular being gold. Because gold is a malleable material virtually immune to erosion, it makes a great oral substance for replacing teeth. However, golden teeth have held different appeals across the years, and their suitability to replacing natural... Read more »

Flossing Essentials

An attractive smile depends on a healthy oral foundation. Your day to day efforts, including brushing and flossing are the basics of a smile free from tooth decay and gum disease. Your pearly whites thrive when you brush them at least twice each day. Flossing typically needs to be done... Read more »

Signs and Symptoms of Bruxism

Sleep bruxism, a disorder that causes you to gnash or clench your teeth during sleep, can result in damaged teeth, jaw disorders and headaches. However, self-diagnosing bruxism can be difficult – it’s hard to tell what you’re doing while you’re asleep. For this reason, we recommend watching for the following... Read more »

Why Should I Have Scaling & Root Planing Performed?

When you visited your dentist for your routine cleaning and exam, you were told that you need to have a “deep cleaning,” which is also referred to as scaling and root planing. But what is a deep cleaning? Our dentist and team at E.G.I. Dental are happy to answer any... Read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Laser Dentistry

Lasers and dentistry may not appear on the surface to be a match made in oral health care heaven, but given the precise nature of lasers and their ability to accomplish tasks assigned to them, it only makes sense that lasers are used to accomplish complex dentistry procedures that often... Read more »

Mouthwash Types

Mouthwash can add just a little something to your oral hygiene routine. It can add extra protection to your smile by helping guard against decay, plaque, gingivitis, and bad breath. Mouthwash Containing Alcohol The amount of alcohol in mouthwash is small. The alcohol not only masks the taste of the... Read more »