Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing… Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account… Read more »

Tooth Extraction Information

In the past, if someone had trouble with a tooth, they often had two options. The first was to let it fall out on its own. The second option was to have it pulled. But this is the 21st Century, and there are many options available that can save a tooth from extraction. Those options… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Improve the Appearance of Your Teen’s Tooth Alignment

Does your teen wish their teeth had a better appearance? Do they wish their teeth were in the proper alignment for a beautiful smile? If so, you have come to the right blog! Invisalign® is a successful method to align your teen’s smile without the pain of metal braces and brackets that are attached to… Read more »

Oral Health Concerns for Your Baby

Do you want your baby to have a top-notch smile and oral health? Well, so do our dentists, Dr. Peggy Lovecchio and Dr. Benjamin Burkitt. This is why they strongly encourage you to clean and care for your baby’s teeth and gums regularly. Smile care should be a top priority. There are many dental problems that… Read more »

Fun & Interesting Toothbrush Facts

You know that a toothbrush is an integral part of your dental hygiene routine, but there are many facts about the toothbrush that you are probably not aware of. Read on to learn some fun facts! Where was the first mass-produced toothbrush invented? The first mass-produce toothbrush was invented in a prison. William Addis was… Read more »

Three Steps to a Clean Smile with Braces

It’s important to keep your teeth clean when you receive braces, and our team is here to help you take proper care of your smile. While cleaning around your braces may require you to adjust your tooth brushing habits, this can be done by altering the angle at which you hold your toothbrush. Our team… Read more »

Your Brushing Technique

If you are not already doing so, you should regularly assess your tooth brushing technique to determine if there are any ways you can improve your daily brushing routines. If you continue to brush and floss daily and are still suffering from oral health ailments, it could mean that your techniques are not getting the… Read more »

A Loose Spacer Needs to Be Addressed

Our orthodontist, Dr. Peggy Lovecchio can install braces in your child’s mouth to gradually correct misaligned teeth. This system includes brackets, wires, brands, spacers and other orthodontic components capable of applying tension to the ligaments that anchor your child’s teeth in place. Your son or daughter will need to return to Love Family Dentistry every… Read more »