Flossing like a Professional

When you come to Tammy Perison, DDS Family and Cosmetic Dental Care for your six-month checkup, you might admire how proficiently our dental hygienist flosses your teeth. That’s because we view flossing as an art and as such it deserves careful attention and refining. Here’s how you can do it. First, cut 18 inches of… Read more »

The Process of Getting a Bone Graft

A bone graft is a special procedure created to fortify a weak jaw bone. Many people get bone grafts because their jaw has been weakened over time due to tooth loss and will not support a dental implant without a graft. Others may have suffered a weak jaw from injuries, disease or old age and… Read more »

What Causes a Mouth Sore and What Can You Do?

With so many different technologies and medical advancements, you would think something as simple as a mouth sore wouldn’t be a medical issue many people experience in their lifetime. Here at , we want to help you find the source and then determine the treatment to get rid of your mouth sores. Many sores go… Read more »

Tips on How to Dull Tooth Sensitivity

Do you have tooth sensitivity? This means your teeth are sensitive to hot and cold temperatures. If so, your enamel might be thinning and your gums might be receding. There are other more serious causes of tooth sensitivity, but first it’s best to rule out the simple causes. Our dentist, Dr. , encourages you to… Read more »

First-Aid Might Be Needed to Manage Pain and Complications from a Lip Injury

The mouth is a complex part of the human body with multiple types of soft tissues. Sometimes a simple household accident can result in a hard blow to the face that wounds the lip or cheek. If you find yourself in a situation like this, administering some simple first-aid measures can help minimize pain, control… Read more »

Oral Health Care Restoration Plan: GLO Whitening

Have you ever heard of GLO whitening? GLO whitening is a sleek and elegant-looking tooth whitening system that is designed to dramatically improve the color of your smile by removing stains and discolorations from your teeth. Not only is it extremely effective, but it has also been proven to be safe for your teeth and… Read more »

Untreated Dry Mouth Complications Can Put You at Increased Risk of Suffering Cavities

Your mouth’s natural saliva production is designed to help wash away stray food particles and loosened plaque after eating. If it is hampered in some way, it can increase the bacterial presence in your mouth while also allowing plaque acids to build up. This can place you at increased risk of suffering cavities and periodontal… Read more »

You Need to Have a Dental Fracture Treated to Prevent Further Complications

Suffering a fractured tooth can be alarming and cause varying levels of discomfort. You should get professional dental care for a fracture regardless of the severity. Even if the distressed tooth is not experiencing pain or heightened sensitivity, the damaged tooth enamel could cause later complications As time goes by, the fractured textures in the… Read more »

Tips on How to Maintain a Healthy Smile for Life

Are you someone who wishes for a healthy mouth and smile? If so, you’re not alone. Many desire to prevent dental issues and keep their oral health in tip-top shape. Fortunately, there are things you can do regularly to maintain a strong smile and oral health for a lifetime. First, keep up on oral hygiene… Read more »

A Large Cavity on the Biting Surface of a Tooth Might Be Repaired with an Inlay or Onlay Dental Filling

Sometimes residual food deposits and plaque buildup can become trapped in the deep textures along the biting surfaces of your molars and premolars. If they are not cleared away by your daily oral hygiene regimen, these deposits can encourage a cavity to form. When this happens the area of tooth decay can sometimes be large…. Read more »