Dealing with Dental Plaque

You may be one of the world’s best brushers. You may replace your toothbrush every three months, use fluoridated toothpaste, and floss every day. But no matter how well you take care of your teeth, you will still develop plaque. And where there is plaque, there is trouble for your... Read more »

Chewing Ice May Not Be a Good Summer Activity

Summer is finally getting underway. You may enjoy the nice, sunny months because you can enjoy some fresh air without bundling up in a big coat. However, we all know how hot this time can get. As such, you may take some ice cubes into your mouth to get a... Read more »

Got Questions About Invisalign®? Here Are Your Answers

Having questions about Invisalign® can affect your orthodontic journey. In fact, it can make it harder to know if this treatment is right for you and it can even add bumps in the road while aligning the smile. So, our dentist, Dr. Richard Dycus, encourages you to find the answers... Read more »

The Details of Root Canal Treatment

If you’re about to treat a broken, severely decayed and damaged tooth with a root canal treatment, you’re likely wondering what the treatment entails. Well, our dentist, Dr. Richard Dycus, is happy to tell you all about the steps involved, especially because knowing all about root canal treatment can help... Read more »

When Do you Need to Floss?

We all know flossing is important, but how many of us are great at remembering to do it? Chances are, it’s been a while since you flossed, right? Don’t worry - we’re not trying to make you feel bad. Instead, Dr. Richard Dycus asked the team here at Dycus Dental... Read more »

A Developing Toothache Needs Professional Diagnosis

Your teeth are made up of multiple layers. The outer layer of tooth enamel helps to protect the sensitive dentin and pulp within the tooth. Sometimes dental trauma or an untreated cavity can distress the tooth enamel to affect the internal structures of the tooth. When this happens you will... Read more »

Tobacco Stained Tooth Enamel Improved by a Dental Bleaching Treatment

When you use tobacco products the tar and other chemicals introduced into your mouth can affect you in a variety of ways. Not only can this have a negative effect on your medical and oral health, it can also cause significant dental stains to appear on your teeth. While you... Read more »

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 »