Entries by Broadway Family Dentistry

5 Ways to Beat Bad Breath

What can be more embarrassing than bad breath? Well, a lot of things. But foul mouth odor is definitely high on the list. If you’re dealing with bad breath, take heart – there are ways to get rid of it. Here are a few helpful tips: Up your brushing and flossing game.When plaque builds up […]

Understanding Plaque

When you wake up in the morning and run your tongue over your teeth, you’ll feel a thin coating of film. This is plaque, a sticky colorless film that builds up on your teeth and contains millions of bacteria. If plaque isn’t removed by regularly brushing and flossing, it can lead to tooth decay and […]

The 5 Common Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

If sipping hot coffee or eating ice cream makes you wince, you may have tooth sensitivity. While this may be discouraging and painful, there are remedies for your sensitive teeth. Check out some of the main reasons you may be experiencing tooth sensitivity and what you can do about it. Brushing too harshly. If you’re […]

What Exactly Is Tooth Enamel?

Tooth enamel is essential to your oral health. After all, it’s what covers your teeth and protects them from becoming damaged. So when your enamel wears down, you’re at greater risk for tooth decay. But what, exactly, is tooth enamel and how can you protect it? Read on to learn more to ensure you have […]

Making Flossing Fun for Kids

It can be a struggle to get your child to brush their teeth twice a day, let alone ask them to floss. You may find it’s a challenge for you, as well. But flossing is essential to good oral health because it helps clean plaque from between the teeth. If left in the mouth too […]

The Benefits of Laser Light

Going to the dentist can be a dreaded affair for many. The thought of drills and sharp objects isn’t fun for anyone. But today’s dentistry is changing, thanks in part to the more frequent use of dental lasers. Check out the many ways laser dentistry is making a trip to the dentist feel a little […]