Unaddressed Dental Attrition Could Eventually Cause a Toothache

Sometimes what seems like a minor deviation in the alignment of your teeth, can potentially lead to significant dental distress. As the years go by the surface of one tooth can grind excessively on another, wearing down the tooth’s enamel layer. As the dental attrition continues to progress bacterial deposits can start to accumulate in the area, which could lead... read more »

Inquiries Into Toothbrushing Techniques

Tooth brushing techniques to help improve your smile include making sure that you are doing everything you can to clean all sides of each tooth. Unfortunately, brushing alone cannot keep your smile clean, so you will also have to add an additional layer of protection with interdental tools to clean between teeth. However, it's all for naught if you fail... read more »

Habits That Can Harm Your Oral Health

You should know that some great dental habits include brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing once a day, and going to the dentist regularly. However, there are some bad dental habits that you may not be aware of that should be avoided. Nail Biting Some people bite their nails when they are stressed or nervous. This habit can chip... read more »

Common Oral Health Reminders: Chewing Gum

  Did you know that chewing gum is effective for saliva production? In order to ensure your smile has the greatest chance of success, saliva production is necessary to rinse away harmful acids that can build up on your teeth and gums. Chewing gum is also safe and effective on your teeth and will not cause additional abrasion. You can... read more »

Dentistry throughout the Ages

The dental profession may be older than you believe. In fact, archeologists discovered a 14,000 year old ancient infected tooth that contained remnants of a dental cleaning with flint tools. The first written text we know that mentions dentistry is from 5000 BC; a Sumerian manuscript describes “tooth worms” as the origin of dental decay. Believe it or not, this... read more »

The Dangers of Gum Disease

You may be aware of the fact that gum disease can cause bad breath, loose teeth, and even damage to your jawbone. But were you aware of the fact that gum disease can have ramifications beyond your mouth? Your oral health can impact your overall health to a much greater degree than you may have thought. Gum disease is caused... read more »

Which Is Better: Amalgam or Composite Fillings?

What is the best dental service for filling in cavities? Is it the new-age wonders that composite fillings can provide or are the age-old tried-and-true dental amalgams the best option? The truth is that both services are great at combating cavities in their own way, with each type having their own set of unique benefits. If you are seriously thinking... read more »

6 Reasons to Own a Pair of Dentures

Dentures are often used in situations where you have suffered severe tooth damage or tooth loss. Whether you are in need of partial or complete sets, dentures can fill in the gaps left behind from tooth loss. The wonderful dentists here at Henry K. Danziger DDS strive to craft your ideal pair of dentures. Below are 6 reasons to own... read more »

It’s Never Too Late to Get Invisalign®

We all know people who have had, or currently have braces. Now consider how many of them were adults? Despite our oral health being just as important later in life, if not more so, adults tend to attach a stigma to the idea of wearing braces. Thankfully, clear braces have finally arrived. It’s never too late to get braces, and... read more »

Are Your Gums Bleeding?

At the dental practice of Henry K. Danziger DDS, we cannot emphasize enough that taking good care of your oral health by brushing and flossing daily benefits not just your teeth, but your gums as well. The health of your gums--which cushion and support your teeth--are a good indicator of your general health which can let you know when something is going... read more »