Fluoride Explained

When it comes to a healthy smile fluoride is an important mineral that can help strengthen and protect the enamel of your teeth. Normally, fluoride is talked more about in regards to children’s dental health. This is because it can play an important role in the development of strong cavity-free teeth. Below you will find […]

Choosing the Right Toothpaste

We have all gone down the toothpaste aisle to be presented with numerous options to choose from. You may have had the thought, “Toothpaste is toothpaste, right? So, it doesn’t really matter which one I select.” The problem is not all kinds of toothpaste are created equally and you may fall victim to choosing one […]

The Importance of Mouthguards in Youth Sports

It is already that time of the year when our children are getting ready to head back to school. For many of us, this means our kids are also heading back to youth sports. In preparing for fall sports you probably have paid their fees, got their uniforms, and know their practice schedule, but have […]

Your Smile is Important – 5 Reasons Why

Your smile is important and it is a common misconception that tooth loss is normal with aging. However, if you practice good oral hygiene for a lifetime it is far less common to suffer from tooth loss as you age. So, now that you know it’s possible to keep your smile for a lifetime let’s […]

Teeth Tips to Make You Smile

Your teeth are important and it should be your goal to keep your smile healthy. It is a common misconception that tooth loss with age is normal, but it is possible to keep your natural teeth for your entire life if you make your smile a priority. Here are some fun teeth tips to make […]

Cavity Prevention in Children

Getting children to brush their teeth can be a challenge, however, it’s one of the best ways to prevent cavities (tooth decay) from developing. The best time to start teaching your children the importance of tooth brushing is early – as soon as they begin to get their teeth. Question the importance of their baby […]

Manual vs. Electric Toothbrush – Is There a Difference?

When it comes to brushing your teeth you may wonder if an electric toothbrush is worth the investment and if it really works better than a manual? The short answer is a manual toothbrush can be just as effective as an electric one. However, many factors show an electric toothbrush may be a better option. […]

COVID-19 Protocol at Bassett Creek Dental

No Crowded Waiting Room One of the new changes we have made to ensure safety is our patients are now required to call when they arrive, staying in their vehicle. Once we are ready, the patient will receive a phone call to come inside and be taken back to their exam room. This means you […]

Dentist Approved Drinks

So you love red wine and coffee, but you don’t love how they stain your teeth? You are not alone. There are many tasty foods and drinks that can, unfortunately, stain your teeth and cause oral health issues. So we have put together a list of alternative drinks that taste good and will keep you […]