Your Routine Dental Exam Helps to Identify Oral Health Conditions Before They Can Worsen

Cavities, chipped teeth, oral cancer, pharyngeal cancer, and periodontal disease all pose a serious threat to your overall oral health and quality of life. Detecting these oral health maladies early can help develop an effective treatment plan before they have a chance to worsen. To aid in this effort the... Read more »

Don’t Like to Floss? Here Are Some Other Ways to Maintain Strong Gums

Flossing can be quite inconvenient for some. If you’re one of these people, it’s important to take a step back and remember that it’s still important to clean between your teeth at least once a day. Fortunately, there are other oral hygiene tools you can use other than floss to... Read more »

Your Braces Need Daily Care

Keeping your braces clean and in good condition is essential to ensure that your treatment remains on schedule. If your braces are damaged or allowed to fall into disrepair, they will not be able to adequately straighten your teeth. Here are some tips to keep in mind: - Brush your... Read more »

Summer Party Foods That Are Good For Your Teeth

Summer is here, and the weather is perfect for outdoor parties, picnics, and family gatherings. This usually means there are lots of party foods available. The next time you are putting food together for a party, remember these tooth-friendly tips: The Right Crunch: Potato chips and other crunchy, starchy foods... Read more »

Denture Adhesive Can Help Secure Your New Set of Dentures in Your Mouth

A complete set of dentures fashioned at Dr. James D. Schuette’s clinic is designed to match the underlying structure off your gums. The process will provide the removable dental appliance with a naturally firm fit. However, many denture wearers prize denture adhesive for its ability to lock dentures in place... Read more »

Get Filled in on Fillings

A filling really is nothing more than a way to restore a tooth that has been damaged from decay. At James D. Schuette. DDS., Dr. Schuette will remove the decayed tooth material, clean the area and fill in the space with filling material. By doing this, the tooth will be... Read more »

Tips for Cleaning Your Smile with the Right Mouthwash

Do you use mouthwash to clean your mouth? Are you using the right mouthwash? All forms of mouthwash are not created equally as they can perform a multitude of different functions ranging from whitening teeth to fluoride treatment and fresh breath. Choose your mouthwash based on the needs you require... Read more »

An Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Screening Is Key for Early Detection and Treatment Success

The American Dental Association recommends having a dental exam and cleaning performed every six months. This is critical for the prevention of tooth decay and gum disease complications. Every dental exam performed at Dr. James D. Schuette’s office also includes a screening for signs of oral or pharyngeal cancer. Early... Read more »

Placing Dental Sealants is an Effective Preventative Method Against Occlusal Cavities

The occlusal, or biting, surfaces of your teeth are designed to bite, chew, and grind the foods you eat. Molars and premolars often have deep textures in the tooth enamel to make them more efficient at processing foods to reduce your chances of choking when swallowing. Should residual food matter... Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Could Result from Weakened Tooth Enamel

While you might not think it at first, your tooth enamel is actually a rather porous substance that is rife with microscopic textures. If you struggle to maintain a consistent oral hygiene regimen and if you enjoy acidic foods and beverages on a frequent basis, it could make these pores... Read more »