The Future Of Tooth Decay In Mechanicsville

The Future Of Tooth Decay In Mechanicsville

Tooth decay is the single most common dental issue there is. Unlike a cut on your finger, a cavity will not heal itself. In a worst case scenario, an untreated cavity can lead to future problems, up to and including tooth loss. That’s why we stress regular brushing and flossing to all of our patients,…

Why Look For The Seal?

Look For The Seal In Mechanicsville

Here’s a reminder from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville: when you go to the store for oral care products, make sure your purchase carries the seal of the American Dental Association. You can depend on the American Dental Association (ADA), which only places its seal on a product after it has been found to be…

How Long Will A Dental Crown Last?

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Dental crowns from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville are a versatile restoration. A crown adds strength to a tooth that has a large filling or been damaged. A crown is usually necessary after a root canal. In a dental implant procedure, a crown is the final step. Dental crowns are made from a variety of…

Debunking Dental Myths

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In this post from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville we focus on three common myths about dental health. All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth. We all know that sugar increases our risk of tooth decay, but some types are worse than others. Sugar-based foods that sit on the teeth are more dangerous than those…

Fixing Chipped Teeth With Bonding

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Your teeth are covered in enamel, a strong outer layer that protects them, but that doesn’t mean they’re indestructable. A little rough-housing at home, an accident on the playing field, or biting something like hard candy or ice, and you’ve got a chipped tooth. If that happens, call us at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville.…

Dental Confidence Or Caution

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Whether you are one of those who goes willingly to the dentist or are hesitant about getting work done, the team at St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville wants you to make and keep regular appointments for cleanings and checkups. Regular dental appointments are important because they help keep your teeth and gums healthy. For most…

Personal Transformations at St. Mary’s Dental

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
Artistic Smile Masterpieces At St. Mary's Dental

At St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsville, we use cosmetic dentistry to transform the smiles for our patients. We call this a “smile makeover.” What exactly does this mean? A smile makeover means using the techniques of cosmetic dentistry to make positive changes to your smile. The transformations are quite remarkable, indeed! Possible cosmetic dentistry techniques…

The Tea And Teeth Question

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Here’s a riddle from St. Mary’s Dental in Mechanicsvlle: What do you call a dentist who doesn’t like tea? Why, Denis, of course. Lame jokes aside, a common concern for patients is stained teeth. In this blog post, we’ll talk about a common cause of tooth staining: dark beverages, including tea. Over time, tea can…