A Loose Bridge Can Lead to Significant Complications

There are several types of dental restoration offered at Szmanda Dental Edgar’s clinic. This can include temporary measures such as a removable partial denture, or oral surgical restorations involving a dental implant. At the same time, many people missing a single tooth will choose to have it replaced with a... Read more »

Unique Insight on Halitosis Prevention

In order to keep your smile safe, it is essential to make sure you're doing everything you can to eliminate bad breath from arising in your mouth. If you are suffering from bad breath, also known as halitosis, it means that foul odors arise out of your mouth. This could... Read more »

Oral Health Keys: Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral and throat cancers are one of the most severe oral health ailments that can plague your mouth. The 5-year survival rate for individuals diagnosed with oral and throat cancer is barely 60%. Thus, it is important to always look for signs and symptoms of oral cancer, and receive oral... Read more »

Brushing with Baking Soda: Good or Bad?

One controversial dental topic today is whether to brush with baking soda or not. Some believe baking soda is very effective for cleaning the smile while others believe baking soda is unnecessary and even harmful for the smile. Today, our dentist, Dr. John Cronkrite, John Felkner, would like to help... Read more »

Tips on How to Care for Inflamed Gums

Are you searching for a way to relieve your inflamed and swollen gums? If so, you have come to the right blog! Our dentist, Dr. John Cronkrite, John Felkner, has the tips you need. Now, because inflamed gums are a symptom of gum disease (along with many other causes), it’s... Read more »

Tooth Decay Basics

Tooth decay occurs when bacteria causes plaque to materialize on your teeth and creates acid which breaks down your tooth enamel. Tooth decay can lead to serious dental problems, such as dental caries (holes in your teeth), gum disease or abscesses. Tooth decay happens in small ways every single day.... Read more »

Getting the Most Out of Your Veneers

A dental veneer is a great solution for a minor tooth problem. Veneers are very thin shells often made of porcelain that are designed and colored to perfectly match your smile. They can be used to conceal chips and stains, and close the gap between teeth that are unevenly spaced.... Read more »

Keep Your Child’s Smile Safe While Trick-or-Treating by Using Our Tips

While your child is ecstatic about trick-or-treating, their smile is terrified. This is because Halloween is a night of countless amounts of sugary treats and numerous threats from enamel erosion and tooth decay. Now, it’s OK if your child trick-or-treats, but it’s important to do all you can to ensure... Read more »

Breastfeeding to Improve Your Child’s Smile

Did you know that numerous studies have been done documenting the benefits of breastfeeding for your oral health? In fact, numerous studies have even shown that breastfeeding can help lower or completely eradicate your child's risk for numerous oral health ailments, conditions, irregularities, and illnesses. Although baby bottle tooth decay... Read more »

The Finer Details of Oral Cancer Screenings

Cancer is a severe health condition that can strike at any age and any moment. In the United States, over 40,000 people will be analyzed and diagnosed with oral cancer each year. If you notice any irregularities in your oral health, get a screening as soon as possible, as the... Read more »