Showing posts from July, 2018

The Dangers of Plaque and Tartar Accumulation

The Dangers of Plaque and Tartar Accumulation Preventive measures in dental treatment are intended to defend against the onset of disease. Patients of all ages benefit from preventive dental services that are designed to fend off periodontal disease, tooth sensitivity, cavities, and even oral infections. 
Routine exams and professional cleanings before bacteria buildup will ensure a lifetime of excellent dental health. Though plaque and tartar are two different things, they have similar properties and tartar forms as a result of plaque buildup. Both are harmful to the teeth and gums and can be prevented through a good oral care routine and regular visit to the dentist.
Risks Associated with Tooth Plaque
Plaque is a sticky, colorless, film of bacteria that is constantly forming on the tooth’s surface. Though there are good and bad bacteria in the mouth, plaque produces acids that attack tooth enamel, damage gums, and create cavities. Excessive plaque buildup may also lead to periodontal…

Everyone needs a little time off...

We are so lucky to live in the Michiana area! We've had some pretty HOT and  fantastic summer weather so far.  We truly hope everyone has been able to enjoy it. Whether it's been after work, on the weekends or by taking a little trip here or there. Here at Advance Dental, we too like to take some time off to enjoy Summer from time to time.
From Wednesday July 4th, 2018 to Sunday July 8th, 2018,our staff will be enjoying a long weekend with their friends and famillies.
If you are a current patient, and have a true dental emergency that occurs during this time or need to change an appointment that is scheduled on Monday, July 9th, please call our office to access our voicemail. You will then be routed to an after hours telephone number. 

We will not have access to our text messaging system
or email during this time. 

Stay safe and have a Happy 4th of July!
Your Dental Family at Advance Dental 574-271-9910