Understanding the Cause of Chronic Bad Breath

Halitosis, or chronic bad breath, can be socially embarrassing. Beyond these awkward feelings, it can also be a symptom of other oral conditions or maladies. While some might be benign, others can be quite serious or come with significant complications. To that end, your dentist, Dr. , recommends these important insights on how to help… Read more »

Treatment Options for Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is a common problem that affects millions of Americans each year. Common symptoms include pain or a sharp stinging sensation when you consume hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods and beverages. While there are brands of toothpaste formulated to reduce the sensation of tooth sensitivity, they are not an effective, long-term treatment solution…. Read more »

What Is a Tongue Scraper?

Did you know that your tongue has over a thousand taste buds on it? Have you ever heard that your tongue is actually the strongest muscle in your body? Your tongue plays an important role in helping you breathe, eat, and even speak. Caring for your tongue well will help you stay more comfortable and… Read more »

Don’t Ignore Bleeding Gums

If you see blood in the sink when brushing your teeth, or your gums bleed throughout the day whenever they receive pressure or while you’re eating, that’s a symptom you shouldn’t ignore. Generally, bleeding gums are a sign of a more serious underlying condition that Dr. here at in , , will need to look… Read more »

Using Water Flossers

While most of our patients have no issues with regularly brushing their teeth, regularly flossing is nearly always an issue. Fortunately, water flossers such as Waterpik® have advanced so much that they are nearly as effective, and they have made flossing an enjoyable experience for many people who use them. Using a narrow stream of… Read more »

Creating a Stellar Smile Starts with Healthy Teeth and Gums

A stellar smile begins with healthy teeth and gums. Most people tend to focus on their pearly whites, as they are the stars of the show. However, one of the main factors in adult tooth loss is actually gum disease–or periodontal disease. A prime reason for this is that gum disease is often painless in… Read more »

The ADA Seal of Acceptance Helps You Choose the Best Oral Hygiene Products

Dubious marketing claims can often make oral hygiene products that have little-to-no value seem extremely effective. Many of these products are only meant to freshen your breath or enhance your smile. In response to this, the American Dental Association created their Seal of Acceptance Program. Since its inception in 1931, it has become the industry’s… Read more »

A Broken Tooth Might Require Total Extraction Before It Can Be Restored with a Dental Implant

A hard blow to the face or an accidental fall can sometimes impact with such force that it severely fractures, cracks or shatters a tooth. In a severe case, the broken tooth might need to be completely extracted by our Columbia Dental Excellence and Mizrachi Dental Care dentist, Dr. Avi Mizrachi. We can also help to restore the tooth… Read more »

A Bleaching Treatment

Stains on your teeth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. Many people looking to address problems like this appreciate Dr. ’s expertise at helping them effectively whiten their teeth and safely brighten their smile. Choosing the right option to improve your smile will depend on how deeply your teeth are stained. If your… Read more »

Always Look for the ADA Seal of Acceptance When Shopping for Oral Care Products

The quality of the oral care products you buy is a critical part of maintaining good oral health through the practice of your daily oral hygiene routine. Poor oral hygiene from using low quality of cosmetic grade oral products, can lead to a host of problems like gum disease and tooth decay. Marketing messages are… Read more »