Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

The Culprits of Bruxism

Bruxism is a very common condition that refers to the grinding and/or clenching of teeth either at night or during the day. In fact, it is so common that 30-40 million individuals suffer from it in the United States alone. There are some people that suffer from bruxism and are... Read more »

Your Diet and Your Teeth

What you eat affects your waistline, self-esteem, and your overall health. We all know this, and some of us are more painfully aware of it than others. But did you know that your diet has a direct impact on your teeth? If you don’t have a balanced diet, you run... Read more »

What is Plaque?

If you’ve ever walked down the toothpaste aisle, you’ve probably seen a bunch of different products claiming to do one thing or another. One of the most common problems dental products aim to solve is plaque buildup. But what is plaque, and why don’t you want it building up? Well,... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Barbara Vondergoltz Flesch, DDS, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry... Read more »