What Causes Bleeding Gums?

Our dentist and dental team greatly emphasize the importance of taking proper care of your teeth and gums with daily brushing and flossing habits. Your gums need to stay in good health in order to cushion and support the teeth. They are also a reliable indicator of the status of... Read more »

Important Qualities in Children’s Toothpaste

Your child needs to have their teeth brushed as soon as they have teeth, though they won’t need much toothpaste at first. When the time comes to choose the right pediatric toothpaste, keep in mind that these products can differ from adult toothpastes. There are certain qualities to consider when... Read more »

Combating Tooth Enamel Erosion with Fluoride

If you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits in between your routine dental checkups at Sachs Family Dental, the plaque and other bacteria in your mouth can start to build up. This can lead to the development of hardened tartar at the gumline as well as the chronic presence... Read more »

Treatments for Broken Teeth

Do you have a broken tooth? If so, our dentist, Dr. Steven Sachs, encourages you to get it treated right away. If you can, bring the pieces of your tooth with you to your appointment. That way we can try to put the tooth back together. If that is not... Read more »

The Proper Flossing Technique

If you are a little unsure of how to use floss, we will go through a step-by-step process to help get you floss more effectively. It is best if you floss about once a day before you go to bed for the night. Of course, this does not mean that... Read more »

Keep Your Smile Ready for Spring With Regular Dental Checkups

Our dentist and team are eager to assist you in readying your smile for the spring season by performing a professional dental exam and cleaning at regular intervals. Receiving dental checkups every six months advances your oral health, and should be combined with your daily at-home routine of brushing and... Read more »

Bad Habits That Herald Oral Cancer

Nearly 50,000 people each year will be diagnosed with a form of cancer of the mouth or throat. Apart from looking for typical development of cavities and gum disease, your dentist will also be watchful to the potential of oral cancer during your check-ups. There are seven major risk factors... Read more »

What Are the Different Types of Toothpaste That Are Available?

Choosing the right type of toothpaste for your smile can be daunting, especially because there are many different types of toothpastes available. Fortunately, the more you know about the available options, the less daunting the task can be. So, our dentist, Dr. Steven Sachs, would like to help you by... Read more »

Untreated Gingivitis Can Worsen into a Serious Periodontal Health Problem

Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease. It is often related to inconsistent or ineffective oral hygiene habits that fail to clear away stray food matter and plaque buildup. In time these bacterial deposits can hardened into tartar near the gumline, promoting periodontal inflammation. Early signs of a problem... Read more »

Drinking Dark Beverages Through a Straw Can Help Minimize Future Dental Stains

The frequent consumption of dark beverages is often a primary or contributing factor promoting dental stains on the teeth that appear in your smile. If they are not addressed early, the discoloration in the tooth enamel can worsen. At this point the retail tooth whitening products in stores will likely... Read more »