National Dentist’s Day

In Blog, Dental Care, Dental Health, Oral Health by Dr. Lattinelli

Without the dentist, we would have a lot of problems with our teeth and oral health. We owe a lot to our dentists for keeping our mouths healthy and our smiles bright. This March 6, show your dentist you care by celebrating National Dentist’s Day. Dentistry has a long history. The first documentation of dentistry dates back to 2600 B.C. …

Avoid these Items to Protect Your Teeth and Gums

In Blog, Dental Care, Dental Health, Oral Health by Dr. Lattinelli

We’ve all been spending a lot more time eating these days. Often, we spend a lot of time eating things that aren’t good for us. You may have thought about watching your weight, but have you thought about watching out for your teeth and gums? Here are some foods you might want to avoid to keep your teeth and gums …

Keeping a Healthy Mouth and the Importance of Routine Cleanings in the Times of COVID-19

In Blog, Dental Care, Dental Health by Dr. Lattinelli

Dr. Lattinelli and his staff always stress the importance of routine dental cleanings and proper hygiene, but a recent article in the NY Post brings to light the importance of proper dental care. The Post article found here describes how poor dental health can negatively affect the outcome of getting COVID-19. The article states that more than 500 patients were …

What is Cosmetic Dentistry

In Blog, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health by Dr. Lattinelli

There are several different types of dentistry. In addition to your bi-annual cleanings, you may also be interested in cosmetic dentistry. To learn what cosmetic dentistry is, keep reading. Cosmetic dentistry is a type of dentistry that focuses on the appearance of your teeth. Even though cosmetic dentistry is designed to make your smile more attractive, it can also improve …

What To Look For In A Quality Dentist

In Blog, Dental Health by Dr. Lattinelli

If you have been on the planet long enough, we know that you have heard a lot of horror stories about dentists. While most dentists are reputable and amazing, there are always those dentists you would not want to send anyone to ever. If you are looking for a dentist, how do you know which dentists are cream of the …

National Brush Your Teeth Day

In Blog, Dental Care, Dental Health by Dr. Lattinelli

You should brush your teeth every day, at least twice a day, but you should also celebrate National Brush Your Teeth Day on November 1! National Brush Your Teeth Day is a reminder to take care of your oral health. To learn more about this unofficial national holiday, keep reading.

What To Do When A Cavity Occurs

In Blog, Dental Care, Dental Health by Dr. Lattinelli

If your tooth hurts, there are several things it might be. It may be a cracked tooth, or a tooth that has fractured or broken. However, the most common reason your tooth might hurt is also the most obvious–you have a cavity in your tooth. If you aren’t familiar with what cavities are and how they are treated, here’s all …

October is Dental Hygiene Month

In Blog, Dental Care, Dental Health, Oral Health by Dr. Lattinelli

October is Dental Hygiene Month, which is a great time for you to remember how important dental hygiene is to your overall health and wellness. If you aren’t sure how dental hygiene connects to your overall health and wellness, we have some information for you.

Don’t Do the Following With Your Teeth

In Blog, Dental Care, Dental Health by Dr. Lattinelli

Did you know that your teeth have rules? They do. There are things you should not do with your teeth if you expect to keep your teeth white and healthy-looking. If you break the rules, not only could you damage your teeth, but you could end up with a hefty dental bill as well. Here are the top no-no’s when …