Why is a Proper Oral Hygiene Routine Important?

Oral hygiene is very important, which is why your dentist, Dr. Timothy Collier and associates strongly recommend keeping up with oral hygiene regularly. This means you need to brush twice a day, floss and rinse daily, and attend your checkups every six months. To help you understand why oral hygiene is... Read more »

Oral Health Advantages: Teeth Whitening Enhancements

  Did you know that teeth whitening treatments can be given at your dentist office, from your toothpaste, and from mouthwash, chewing gum, and from many other forms and products that are easily available in your life? Due to the rise of teeth whitening enhancements in our society, plenty of... Read more »

Oral Health Advice for Seniors

Do you wish you had a top-notch oral health as a senior? If so, you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentists are happy to talk about how to achieve the oral health you deserve as an older adult. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to... Read more »

Your General Health Depends Partially on Your Smile

We urge you to consider the importance of your oral health and its effect on your overall wellbeing. Stable dental health improves the appearance of your smile and helps many areas of your body function better. We have provided information on a few of the many ways your dental health... Read more »

Installing a Dental Bridge Might Prevent Latent Tooth Loss Complications

Severe tooth decay and significant dental trauma can sometimes affect a tooth to such a degree that it can’t viably be treated by a root canal. In a case this severe, the dental specialists at Dental Associates of Manchester might advocate a treatment plan that calls for a total dental... Read more »

What to Do About Dental Fears

You may be surprised to learn that many people feel nervous or stressed leading up to or during a dental appointment. There are even some who’s anxiety goes so far as to be described as a phobia. Their fear of the dentist will lead them to do whatever they can... Read more »

Treatment for Bad Breath Begins at Home

How often do you find yourself struggling with bad breath? As you may know from personal experience, having bad breath can be very embarrassing and unpleasant. The cause of bad breath is most often bacteria resulting from residual food particles in your oral cavity. While the best solution may be... Read more »

The Wisdom Tooth Issues that Make Extraction Essential

Wisdom teeth are third molars that aren’t necessary today. Not only are they not necessary, but they can also cause many issues. If you experience these issues, it’s best to extract the teeth as soon as possible before your oral health becomes affected. Some wisdom tooth problems that make extraction... Read more »

A Dental Crown May Be Used to Repair a Tooth With Extensive Decay

Small cavities can often be repaired by having Drs. Collier, Goettsch, Stecklein, and Oetken apply a dental filling. However, there are times when a cavity is so large that there simply isn’t enough healthy tooth enamel remaining to anchor a dental filling. This is even more likely to be the... Read more »

Flossing Techniques for Healthy Smiles

Is your flossing technique up to snuff? It’s good to review technique every once in awhile, to make sure your teeth are getting as clean as possible. When flossing, use a thread that is roughly 18 inches long. This allows you to clean each tooth with a clean section of... Read more »