Defeating Dry Mouth

A sudden onset of stress, or an illness can result in a case of dry mouth. While it is not uncommon for someone to experience occasional bouts of dry mouth, if it is a persistent problem, you should talk to your dentist, since dry mouth can cause problems for your... Read more »

How to Help Your Teen Have a Top-Notch Oral Health

Your teen deserves a strong and healthy smile. Unfortunately, for your teen, this smile goal might be a little tough. This is why our dentist, Dr. Steven Sachs, considers teen oral care a two-person job. The parents can step in and guide their teen to the smile they need. To... Read more »

Surviving Halloween Candy

It’s October again. The time of Halloween candy has begun. Sachs Family Dental doesn’t necessarily want you to feel fully deprived, but before you treat yourself, it’s helpful to know what you are getting yourself into. As you likely know, the primary component of candy is sugar. The bacteria in... Read more »

How Diabetes Affects Your Dental Health

If you have diabetes, you’re not alone. 29.1 million people, or 9.3% of the U.S. population, has been diagnosed. In addition, it is estimated that 8.1 million people have diabetes and don’t know it yet. But what does diabetes have to do with your dental health? All parts of your... Read more »

Have an Annoying Abscess Irritating Your Smile?

Do you have a painful sore around your teeth or gums that won’t go away? Not only is this sore distracting, it may be the result of an infection commonly known as an abscess. It’s a pus-filled spot in the mouth, acting as a barricade that will stop infection from... Read more »

The Benefits of Flossing Your Teeth

It’s important to perform each step thoroughly of your oral hygiene routine, and flossing is one of the steps vital for your oral health! Your smile could be in grave danger if you forget to floss. Flossing is one of the most important steps to preventing gum disease. It is... Read more »

Details on Fluoride Supplements and Treatments

Fluoride is a natural mineral that the teeth need to survive. In fact, it nourishes and strengthens the teeth to help them prevent dental issues like tooth decay and enamel erosion. If you don’t receive enough fluoride exposure, your smile could be vulnerable. At this point, fluoride treatments and supplements... Read more »

A Tooth with a Distressed Filling Could Suffer from a Toothache

A dental filling is typically cemented into place with a strong dental adhesive or cured and bonded with a special ultraviolet light. These measures will secure the dental filling in place for many years. It’s also worth noting that your overall oral hygiene will also factor in the total longevity... Read more »

Whiten Your Teeth with Philips® Zoom Whitespeed®!

Do you want to be more confident with your smile but have a tooth that is stained, dull, or yellowed? Fix it with Philips® Zoom WhiteSpeed®! This speedy, safe, and effective treatment can whiten your teeth in just one visit to your dentist, Dr. Steven Sachs, and our professional team... Read more »

Better Your Smile with a Dental Implant

A missing tooth, several missing teeth, or even all your teeth can be lost due to an infection in the mouth or an unfortunate accident. This can lead to a tooth being extracted as well if needed. You can repair your smile by having your dentist install a dental implant!... Read more »