How to Prevent Tooth Decay in My Toddler

How to Prevent Tooth Decay in My Toddler

Did you know that tooth decay, also known as dental caries, is the most common chronic oral health condition among toddlers? It doesn’t have to be that way! At High Street Dentistry, we believe in prevention rather than treating dental disease after it develops. Our kid-friendly team is proud to offer preventive dental care to…

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How Can Oral Piercings Affect My Oral Health?

How Can Oral Piercings Affect My Oral Health?

Oral piercings continue to grow in popularity among young men and women and often cause serious oral health complications. The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends avoiding the placement of oral or perioral piercings due to their adverse health risks. Learn more about how oral piercings can impact your smile before getting one to make an…

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Are Digital X-Rays Safe?

Are Digital X-Rays Safe?

Dental x-rays are essential diagnostic and preventive tools that have been used for decades to uncover dental problems in their early stages when easiest to treat. Today’s groundbreaking digital x-ray technology offers safer and more detailed imagery than ever before! Here’s all you need to know about digital dental x-rays and how they help promote…

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What Are the Difference Between Mouthwashes and Fluoride Mouth Rinses?

What Are the Difference Between Mouthwashes and Fluoride Mouth Rinses?

Have you ever wondered whether to use a mouthwash or fluoride mouth rinse as a part of your daily dental care routine? There’s often confusion about just exactly what each of these products is and the role it plays in enhancing your oral health. Knowing the difference between the two will help you make a…

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What Is a Prophylaxis?

What Is a Prophylaxis?

At High Street Dentistry, we believe that teeth should last a lifetime and are proud to offer quality preventive services, including dental prophylaxis. The procedure significantly reduces the risk of dental disease for long-term healthy smiles. Learn more about dental prophylaxis and its role in enhancing your oral health. What Is Dental Prophylaxis? Plaque bacteria…

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Do I Need To Use a Fluoride Toothpaste as an Adult?

Do I Need To Use a Fluoride Toothpaste as an Adult?

Fluoride offers many benefits to children and adults alike, especially those at risk of developing tooth decay. That’s why we, at High Street Dentistry, recommend brushing your teeth daily using fluoride toothpaste. We cannot overemphasize the importance of proper oral hygiene practices for long-term healthy smiles. What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is a natural mineral that’s…

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What To Expect During My Comprehensive Dental Exam

What To Expect During My Comprehensive Dental Exam

We, at High Street Dentistry, are proponents of prevention rather than treating dental disease after it develops. We are proud to offer outstanding preventive dentistry services, including comprehensive dental exams. We are all about maintaining long-term healthy smiles. The Importance of Comprehensive Dental Exams The American Dental Association recommends starting comprehensive dental exams at age…

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What Is TMJ Disorder and How Is It Treated?

What Is TMJ Disorder and How Is It Treated

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is a more prevalent condition than you may think. We, at High Street Dentistry, understand the frustration of dealing with chronic on and off TMJ pain. We are proud to offer personalized treatment options to help relieve you of your discomfort. You can always count on us! What Is TMJ Disorder…

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How Long Will My Dental Fillings Last?

How Long Will My Dental Fillings Last?

Most people develop cavities that need repair at some point in their lives, and we at High Street Dentistry are here to help. We are proud to offer different tooth filling options with durable, aesthetic results. The question is, how long does each filling material last? Amalgam Fillings Amalgam fillings offer the strongest, most durable,…

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Why Do I Need an Extraction?

Why Do I Need an Extraction?

When treating your smile, your trusted team at High Street Dentistry always considers every possible option to save a natural tooth. If, however, extraction is our only viable option, we’ll make sure you are comfortable throughout the procedure. You can count on us for outstanding, gentle care. Do You Need a Tooth Extraction? Teens and…

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