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 »

Dental Checkups

Having regular dental appointments is important for your oral health. Dr. suggests that patients come in for a checkup at least twice a year. Depending on your oral health, you may need to visit our office more often. It is important that you come to as recommended because our dentist can detect dental health issues,… Read more »