Dental Sealants Facts

What Are Dental Sealants? A dental sealant is a thin coating of plastic material that is painted onto the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (molars and premolars). The sealant bonds into the grooves of the teeth, thus helping protect the teeth and prevent cavities. Dental sealants are like shields for your teeth. When a… Read more »

Cankers 101

Cankers – those obnoxiously painful sores that make each moment you’re not doing something else an incessant annoyance. Let’s talk about what they are and how you can prevent them. Cankers are shallow lesions in the mouth that show up as white or yellowish circles with a red border on the insides of your cheeks… Read more »

Packing Wisely for Your next Trip

At the dental practice of Jeffrey M. Falduto, DMD, and our professional dental team, we know summer is a time when many of us travel. Whether you are exploring our state by motor vehicle or jumping on a plane to fly to new destinations or to places we’ve loved before, preparation is key. To maximize… Read more »

Prevent Cavities in Kids

As a parent, you’re consistently worried about the health of your children. This is perfectly understandable, and expected – after all, what good parent doesn’t want their kids to be as healthy as possible? This is just one of the many reasons you should take an active role in your child’s oral health. Here at… Read more »

Repairing a Large Cavity

Large areas of tooth decay on one of your molars or premolars can seriously compromise your mouth. If doesn’t repair the cavity in short order it could develop into a more serious problem. If one of your back teeth has noticeably developed a cavity, a change in texture or you feel an unnatural pain when… Read more »

What Should I Expect With Zoom Whitening Treatment?

If you’re interested in brightening your smile with Zoom whitening, but you’re not exactly sure what to expect during the appointment, our team is more than happy to help you! Dr. and our team believe that if you know what to expect during your visit, you will feel calm, relaxed, and safe in the hands… Read more »

Dental Care: Laser Dentistry

What do you know about laser dentistry? You’ve probably heard of it, but do you ever wonder exactly what it is? For example, do you know what benefits you could enjoy if you decide on laser identity? Is laser dentistry safe? If you’ve ever had questions such as these, we’re happy to help. As you… Read more »

Are You Experiencing Tooth Pain?

So what do you do when you are experiencing tooth pain or sensitivity? The first thing you should do, if it persists, is to let your dentist know, and make an appointment. Before you head out to your appointment, be sure to have a list of medicines you are taking, including vitamins and supplements. Also… Read more »

Diabetes and Gum Disease

Did you know that diabetes can have a large impact on your oral health? Diabetes is a serious health issue, affecting nearly 10% of Americans. If you or a loved one has diabetes, there are some things you should know about how it can affect the mouth. If poorly managed, diabetes can leave you at… Read more »

How Important is Mouthwash?

Do you ever worry about not using mouthwash on an everyday basis? Do you ever wonder if you should, or even if it’s necessary? In reality you can keep your smile clean with mouthwash, but you may still want to hear about the benefits this tool makes available. But when you think of mouthwash, what… Read more »