A Tooth Suffering a Large Cavity Might Need a Crown

When a cavity forms on one of your teeth and it goes untreated, it will inevitably spread. In time, the tooth decay can compromise so much tooth enamel that your dentists, Drs. Pallotto and Osmolinski, might not be able to repair it with a dental filling. In a case like this, they might recommend restoring… Read more »

Improve Your Smile With Dental Crowns

Is your smile being marred by an unsightly tooth? Have you practiced safe and effective oral hygiene only to have your mouth afflicted by a bad tooth? If so, you may not have to have the broken or damaged tooth removed, but instead have it fitted with a dental crown. We are happy to improve… Read more »

The Curious Case of Mouthwash

Mouthwash can be a polarizing topic in the dental community as to what exactly its benefits can be. Some mouthwashes are much more effective than others, but none can replace the need for brushing and flossing. So the important question is what exactly mouthwash can do for you, and which products are effective at accomplishing… Read more »

Professional Teeth Cleanings

Brushing and flossing your teeth is important for cleaning away plaque and residual food particles from your mouth before they can harden into tartar. Maintaining good oral health in the long term also includes attending your regular dental checkups at . The appointment starts with a thorough dental cleaning performed by one of our dental… Read more »

Cavity’s Location Will Largely Determine the Filling Material Needed to Repair It

Applying a dental filling is one of the most common methods Dr. employs to repair small-to-medium-sized tooth decay. The filling’s location on the tooth, its visibility in your smile, and the tooth’s function all factor into the material used for the dental filling in , . Composite fillings are made from a resin material that… Read more »

Dental Veneers Gives Perfect Smiles

Have you ever desired a more appealing smile? If so, you are not alone. That is why more people are turning to dental veneers than ever before. Cosmetic dentistry is a thriving branch of dentistry that is growing like wildfire across smiles everywhere. Having the perfect smile is now achievable and the first step in… Read more »

Mouthwash: What You Should Know

Mouthwash is a great tool to use if you’re interested in keeping bacteria away from your teeth. However, with so many kinds of mouthwash available, how do you choose one that best meets your needs? For instance, did you know that some mouthwashes can actually fight off bad breath, tooth decay, and even bad breath?… Read more »

Tips for Keeping your Toothbrush Clean

Brushing your teeth daily is an important habit to keep your teeth healthy. So is keeping your brush in good condition. Regular use will wear it out and allow it to gather bacteria. So it is a good idea to care for it so it keeps your mouth healthy. To care for your toothbrush, Drs…. Read more »

What You Need to Know About Dental Veneers

What Are Dental Veneers? Veneers are custom-made shells of tooth-colored material that are used to cover the front side of the teeth. Dr. Pallotto and Dr. Osmolinski may recommend veneers if you have smile flaws that you would like to correct. Improving the appearance of your smile can increase your confidence and self-esteem. What Smile… Read more »

A Knocked-Out Tooth Requires Immediate Care

If you participate in contact sports or other high-contact activities without the protection of a quality mouthguard, then you are at extreme risk of having one or more of your teeth knocked out. It is estimated by the American Dental Association that nearly three million teeth are knocked out during athletic activities each year. If… Read more »