Helpful Tips to Help Your Floss

Effective oral health habits involve brushing your teeth as well as flossing before or after to remove food particles that have been trapped and can’t be cleaned away with your toothbrush to prevent tooth decay. The following dental floss tips can help you enhance your flossing technique and improve your oral health: - We advise that you floss daily to... read more »

The Specifics of an Endodontic Procedure

Endodontic therapy is commonly referred to as root canal treatment or a root canal, and it is a restorative dental procedure that treats an infected tooth root. Symptoms of an infected tooth that needs root canal treatment can be a large cavity, a lost dental filling or persistent pain in a tooth or in the gums. If left untreated, the... read more »

Why Munching on Carrots Helps Teeth

Carrots are awesome for building snowmen and treating horses, but are they good for your teeth? As it turns out, yes! Carrots can be awesome for teeth. Here’s a bit of data we’ve put together for you on why carrots may be able to strengthen your oral health. If you have any queries after reading this post, then please ask... read more »

How Can I Keep Gum Disease from Threatening My Oral Health?

Have you been told you have gum disease? If so, it's time to step up your daily brushing and flossing routine, and possibly using a mouthwash to help lower the bacteria levels in your mouth. Let’s look at how gum disease affects your smile! Your mouth contains millions of oral bacteria which mix with oral debris and mucus to form... read more »

Dentistry Highlights: Mouth Guards

Holiday smiles begin with damage prevention. This includes wearing the appropriate mouth guards to prevent any facial or blunt trauma that can arise if involved in activities in which it can be present. Selecting the appropriate mouth guard and cleaning it as necessary is essential to ensure it functions as intended. Mouth guard varieties include boil-and-bite mouth guards, stock mouth... read more »

Discover Your Hidden Smile with Aging and Dental Health Treatments

In order to discover your oral health care to ensure it has the most significant chance for success in your twilight years, always do your part to keep a clean and healthy smile. Although your teeth will age as you get older, they are plenty of things you can do to ensure your teeth last for the rest of your... read more »

Chipped Tooth Enamel Needs Professional Treatment

Sometimes a chipped tooth doesn’t cause any immediate distress or discomfort. Some people will even attempt to live with newly developed sensitivity in a fractured tooth, and forgo professional treatment from a dentist like Dr. Lee F. Peterson. However, this could eventually lead to a severe cavity developing in the tooth or an increased chance of suffering a far more... read more »

Maintain a Happy Smile with Dentures

We want you to be thankful for your smile this holiday season. However, accidents do arise, and numerous individuals may be left with oral accidents or injuries that have left them with missing or lost teeth. If you have lost any teeth or are scheduled for a tooth extraction to remove damaged or broken ones, it is important to consider... read more »

Oral Health Care Halloween Reminders

If you need any help with your oral health this Halloween, remember there are numerous habits and choices you can make to increase your chance of oral health success. A lot of your focus should be centered around treats and sweets, as they are often some of the biggest oral health offenders this time of year. As an attempt to... read more »

The Benefits of Mouthwash

You probably already realize what wonders brushing and flossing can do for your oral health. Have you ever thought about going above and beyond in your oral hygiene routine and adding mouthwash? If so, this can be an easy and wonderful way to boost your tooth health. But before you begin, Lee F. Peterson DDS would like to offer you... read more »