Hey Moms, Happy Mother’s Day from The Toothery!

Hey Moms, Happy Mother's Day from The Toothery! You deserve a spectacular day! You are always taking loving care of your family and you should be celebrated. Moms do a great job keeping their families happy and healthy, but often don't do enough for themselves. Self-care is something many Moms... Read more »

The Basics of Great Oral Hygiene

Oral hygiene is an essential part of having positive oral health. In fact, if you neglect oral hygiene, you could suffer undesirable painful and costly effects like cavities, gum disease, tooth loss, and even bone loss. That is why, our dentist, Dr. Bertoglio, is here to explain the basics of... Read more »

Dentures Can Restore Your Teeth

Did you know, if you have traumatic tooth loss, your cheeks can appear sunken in, and you could lose bone structure? Having teeth can help you talk properly and chew correctly, which is why it’s essential to restore your teeth when they are lost. Our dentist, Dr. Bertoglio with The... Read more »

Oral Health Support: Dental Erosion Prevention

Did you know that dental erosion is one of the key origins of cavities? This is because dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, is the process in which harmful acids in your mouth slowly wear down the enamel on your teeth. Although your tooth enamel is a layer of... Read more »

Laser Gum Therapy Can Treat Gum Disease

Over the years, dental technology has been advancing to provide doctors with a wider variety of treatment options and patients with more convenient and comfortable procedures. One of the most innovative advancements is that of the dental laser. For patients who have developed gum disease, Dr. Jessica Bertoglio of The... Read more »

Dealing with Dental Anxiety

At The Toothery we have a special place in our hearts for the anxious dental patient. We understand just how uncomfortable a dental appointment can be. We would like you to know we will do everything we can to work with you to make the best possible dental experience. Our... Read more »

Three Little-Known Causes of Bad Breath

Bad breath is a common issue. But it still can be annoying. Eliminating it can prove challenging to some. This is because some causes of bad breath are not well known, and their treatments therefore go unrecognized. To help you discern these causes, Dr. Bertoglio and our dental team are... Read more »

What is Scaling and Root Planing?

Do you have swollen, red, tender gums? You may have chronic gum disease that requires a treatment called scaling and root planing. According to the Journal of Evidenced-Based Dental Practice, this procedure is considered to be the "gold standard" of treatment for patients with periodontitis. Basically, it's a deep dental... Read more »

The Causes and Treatments for Dry Mouth

Dry mouth, which is also called xerostomia, is a dental issue that involves the decrease in saliva production. This can take a major toll on the teeth, especially because saliva continually washes the mouth and eliminates bacteria and other harmful substances. Without it, the teeth can be left in a... Read more »

Tips on Oral Disease Prevention

Oral diseases, like gum disease, can attack your smile and alter your oral health. They can also affect the health of your entire body. For example, gum disease has been linked to a variety of different health issues, like diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. So, it’s best to do all... Read more »