How you Can Help Your Teeth While Pregnant

You know that if you’re pregnant, several things will change. In fact, your way of life will mostly likely change drastically, not to mention physical changes you’ll have to go through. However, did you know that your mouth will change as well? Similarly, did you know that there may be a few things you should… Read more »

Tips for Better Breath

Bad breath is an annoyance, especially if you work in a professional environment. However, bad breath isn’t something you have to live with. There are many easy, simple things you can do to combat bad breath and get back to feeling great about yourself again. Prevent tonsil stones If you still have your tonsils, a… Read more »

What to Know about Fillings

Getting a filling is one of the most common dental procedures in the country for combating tooth decay. Specifically, when you have a small-to-medium sized cavity, Dr. will likely recommend a filling to fix the cavity and restore your tooth’s health. However, there are many different types of fillings, and before getting one it’s important… Read more »

A Badly Decayed Tooth Might Need a Dental Crown

Tooth decay is always a serious dental issue. Ignoring a cavity, can allow the problem to spread. If too much enamel is compromised, your dentist, Dr. , might recommend having the entire enamel layer replaced by a dental crown in , . The process starts with your dentist examining the tooth to assess its overall… Read more »

The Basic Details About Thrush

Have you ever heard of thrush? If not, you have now! Thrush in , , is an infection of the oral cavity that is caused by candida fungus, which is also known as yeast. This issue develops when the balance between your oral bacteria and microorganisms becomes unbalanced, causing the fungus to grow out of… Read more »

Remedies for Plaque and Tartar

When it comes to dentistry, there are a few terms and phrases that can be confusing. For instance, you’ve probably heard of plaque and tartar—but do you know what the differences actually are? Plaque itself is soft and sticky and fairly easy to remove if you brush and floss regularly. It is mostly made up… Read more »

What Toothbrush Should I Use?

How often do you replace your toothbrush? Did you know that you should replace your toothbrush once every six months? But with so many options available, how do you choose the best brush for you? For instance, would an electric toothbrush be better for you than a manual one? Similarly, can you use a manual… Read more »

A Few Facts on Mouthwash

Do you ever wonder if using mouthwash can really help your oral care? Would a mint be enough to combat your bad breath? If you’ve ever wondered if you should add mouthwash to your oral routine, we’re happy to give you a few answers. Fortunately, using mouthwash can be beneficial. In fact, using mouthwash can… Read more »

Mercury and Your Dental Health

Did you know that mercury has been used in dentistry for decades? In fact, you might have some in your mouth right now. And although it has been used for so long, it is not without controversy within the dental community. Here at , though, we don’t use mercury at all, to ensure a safer,… Read more »

The ADA Promise

Drs. Spencer, Ferber, Maples, and Maples are proud to be members of the American Dental Association. Our patients truly appreciate the patient-first promise that they and other ADA dentists made as part of the association’s code of ethics. When a dentist joins the ADA, he or she makes five pledges in the ADA Principles of… Read more »