A Tooth with a Bad Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown

If you sometimes struggle to maintain a consistent oral hygiene routine the excess bacterial deposits in your mouth can start to promote tooth enamel demineralization. If you also have a bad habit of skipping your dental checkups at Dycus Dental an undetected cavity could develop into a severe case of... Read more »

Talking About Tongue Piercing

A tongue piercing can have a negative impact on your oral health. So, if you are thinking about piercing your tongue or other part of your mouth, you should consider the risks you are taking. One risk is infection. If you are considering having your tongue pierced, you should make... Read more »

Mouthwash and You

For excellent oral hygiene, brush twice a day for two minutes each time and floss for two to three minutes each day. Some individual’s mouths needs a little extra support. In these cases, mouthwash (also called mouthrinse) may be a good addition for an even better oral hygiene routine. Here... Read more »

Simple Need-To-Know Brushing Tips

Need some pointers for cleaning your teeth and keeping them healthy? Here are a few tips you can benefit from. While you brush, remember these basic steps: - Orient your brush at forty-five degrees. - Brush with short strokes, going back and forth across the width of each tooth, .... Read more »

Making Veneers Last

Have you recently gotten veneers, or are you simply satisfying your curiosity about them? We can provide some tips that can help you make them last. In truth, these tips are hardly different from regular oral health guidelines. One general concern is staining. Porcelain veneers are very resilient to stains,... Read more »

If You Need to Replace a Tooth, a Dental Implant Can Help

The loss of one or more teeth anywhere in your smile can cause you to start feeling self-conscious. If a dental bridge or denture is can’t provide the sufficient strength or look that you need, our dentist may recommend using a dental implant or implant-supported bridge to effectively replace your... Read more »

Have You Considered Water Flossing?

If you are unfamiliar with water flossing, it is an interdental cleaning technique that removes plaque and food buildup using steady streams of water to wash between the teeth and around the gums. Water flossing may be an effective dental practice for you if you are looking to improve your... Read more »

Are You Experiencing an Oral Lesion That Isn’t Going Away?

Do you have a sore in the mouth that has lasted for more than 10 days? If so, you may need to see your dentist to determine what is going on. Normally, oral lesions can invade your smile for various reasons, and often resolve themselves in a week or two.... Read more »

What Affect Is Tobacco Having on Your Oral Health?

Longtime tobacco users have already seen the harmful effects that result, and not just on the lungs and body. Chronic tobacco use has serious effects on one's oral health. Tobacco use reduces vital blood flow to the gums as well as your vitamin C absorption. The problem with this is... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Dycus Dental, 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 and area... Read more »