Tips on Having a Good Relationship With Your Orthodontic Appliance

Your orthodontic experience can be one you'll always remember—in a good way. It can be smooth, successful, and even enjoyable. To help make that possible for you, Dr. John Phillips and our orthodontic team encourage you to have a good relationship with your braces. To do so, you need to... Read more »

The Greatest Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea Disorder

Sleep apnea is a common, yet serious form of sleep disorder that typically arises with ailments or abnormalities within the mouth. Sleep apnea is an irregular pattern or interrupted breathing patterns while you sleep.  If a person suffers from sleep apnea, it can cause serious problems in the body, including... Read more »

Fix Oral Health Care Issues in Your Diet

Are you aware that changes or irregularities in your diet, often with the inclusion of poor food and drink choices, you can increase your risk for oral health disorders including tooth decay and gum disease? Fix oral health care issues in your diet. Here are a few tips about food... Read more »

Taking the Next Step with Sealants

Did you know there is another protective measure for the deep crevices of your pre-molar and molar teeth? Those particularly hard to reach places are difficult enough to reach, but dental sealants may be the answer for you. 29th Street Dental Care is determined to provide the care and treatment... Read more »

Quality Oral Hygiene Products Are an Important Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your daily oral hygiene routine, founded on brushing twice each day and flossing in the evening, is a critical component of maintaining a healthy mouth year-after-year. Unfortunately, some oral hygiene product manufacturers will resort to using hyperbolic marketing messages to disguise low quality from consumers. To help consumers identify and... Read more »

Keep Your Smile Lasting for Miles with Dental Crowns

Keep your smile lasting for miles with dental crowns. Due to the material used in the production of dental crowns, they can be adjusted based on looks, shape, size, and even color. Not only will dental crowns make your smile look better, they can even protect damaged teeth from future... Read more »

A Partial Needs Daily Care and Cleaning

Your new custom, removable partial denture is designed to replicate your missing teeth. The replacement teeth are set into a base that mimics the appearance of gum tissue, which also serves as a foundation that holds the teeth tightly in your mouth. Applying some daily care and cleaning principles will... Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Fluoride for Your Smile?

What are the benefits of fluoride for your smile? For starters, fluoride can re-mineralize your tooth enamel which is the defensive layer on our teeth that exists to protect the important parts from tooth decay. If your tooth enamel is breached, your pulp can easily become infected, leading to the... Read more »

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Want a smile makeover? Try cosmetic dentistry. What is it, exactly? Cosmetic dentistry refers to any dental procedure that alters teeth to improve its aesthetic appearance. Many dental procedures qualify, but they can often fit into multiple categories. Here is a brief description of what services might fit under a... Read more »

Using Whitening Strips is a Convenient Way to Remove Surface Stains from Your Smile

Many people struggling with a stained smile will consult with Dr. John Phillips and the dental specialists at 29th Street Dental Care to explore their whitening options. In many cases, the stains in the tooth enamel are so deep that they simply cannot be safely and effectively removed by the... Read more »