My gums are inflamed. What can I do?
Inflamed gums are a fairly common dental issue, but unfortunately, many people don't take the problem seriously enough. If you ignore inflamed gums and continue your usual routine, you could
Thanksgiving in North America
Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving
Getting Ready for Winter
Winter Is Coming.
Okay, that sounded a lot more dramatic in a popular fantasy series. But here in the real world, winter is coming as well, so let’s look at some
DIY Teeth Whitening
We all want our best and brightest smiles, and today there are many options we can explore at home to make those beautiful smiles a reality. Whether it’s healthy habits,
When should I floss during the day?
A vital step in your oral health routine is flossing. We hope our patients at E. Thomas Elstner Jr., DMD maintain good oral hygiene, including daily flossing between each visit
Minimally Invasive Dentistry
As the field of dentistry advances and the use of technology in the field increases, the concept of minimally invasive dentistry has emerged. Preservation of a healthy set of natural
Once upon a time, silver fillings ruled in dental offices everywhere. For a long time, they were the only option dentists used to close off the spaces on teeth where
Just What Is Plaque?
From the time you were small, you’ve been warned about the dangers of plaque. Why? Because:
It’s an unappealing film that sticks to your teeth
It causes cavities
It causes gum disease
Adults Can Get Cavities Too
Sure, you brush your teeth and floss regularly, so you might think you’re off the hook when it comes to the dental chair. However, it’s just as important for adults