How to Choose Your Toothbrush

You know that you should brush your teeth at least twice daily, once in the morning and once at night. However, do you know how to select a toothbrush and how often to replace it? Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry and our team are happy to advise you about toothbrush choices. Choosing a Toothbrush Choose a shape and size of toothbrush that... read more »

Tips on How to Keep Your Smile Young

If you’re interested in maintaining your youthful appearance, then you need to take good care of your smile. In fact, your smile can help you appear younger or older. So, the best thing you can do is keep your smile young and healthy. In order to do so, you need to first keep up on oral hygiene regularly. Oral hygiene... read more »

Oral Health Hazards Can Be Avoided

Oral health hazards can be avoided. Doing your part to keep your teeth safe begins with optimum oral health care habits as well as the avoidance of oral health care risks. This includes the following: - Do not practice or partake in contact sports without wearing the appropriate safety equipment, including mouth guards, and face masks. - Do not use... read more »

Tips and Insights for the Prevention and Treatment of Gingivitis

Gingivitis is the earliest form of gum disease. It often results from the formation of bacterial-rich hardened tartar at the gumline. This causes inflammation in the sensitive gum tissues. Common symptoms, like gums that bleed easily and chronic bad breath, should be viewed as warning signs. The American Dental Association estimates that each year 47 percent of adults over 30... read more »

Eliminate Bad Breath With Effective Oral Hygiene Habits

Halitosis, more commonly known as bad breath, is an affliction of the mouth often caused by bad bacteria that emits unpleasant odors. Bad breath can be harmful for an individual's personal relationships and their self-esteem. Eliminate bad breath with effective oral hygiene habits. Three of the top habits you can do at home, for not only stopping halitosis, but also... read more »

Dental Bridges Can Complete Your Smile

Even if you have perfect oral health care hygiene habits including brushing twice daily, flossing daily, and regular checkups with our dentists at TLN Family Dental, a smile defect such as a missing tooth is enough to mar your otherwise flawless smile. Fortunately, there are many restoration and replacement services available to fix tooth loss. Dental bridge restoration seeks to... read more »

Tips for Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

If your baby has any teeth that have graced the surface of their gums, it is important to care for the teeth to prevent what is commonly called baby bottle tooth decay. Baby bottle tooth decay can occur for a number of reasons. If the child is subjected to sugar early on, or other materials that can lead to tooth... read more »

The Most Effective Ways to Brush Your Teeth

As technology constantly changes, so do our perceptions of how to do common, everyday tasks. However, for the most part, brushing teeth has remained strictly traditional. A standard toothbrush and floss are still widely considered the best tools for cleaning our teeth at home. Here are some tried-and-true techniques for the most effective ways to brush your teeth: - Make... read more »