The Best Smiles are Possible with Dental Bonding Care

Have you ever thought about the benefits of dental bonding treatments? Not only can dental bonding be used to enhance the look of teeth, it can fix lost tooth function in some teeth, too. Dental bonding also remains nominal in appearance so that your natural smile will continue to shine on without being entirely obscured…. Read more »

A Missing Tooth Might Be Restored by a Dental Bridge

When a tooth is knocked out, extracted, or lost to a severe cavity it can impede your oral function, and lead to other complications. As time goes by the void left by the missing tooth can even cause the surrounding teeth to gradually fall out of their correct alignment. As this starts to happen, the… Read more »

A Dangerous Dental Abscess Needs Professional Treatment

A toothache or general feeling of pain and pressure in your gums can be uncomfortable and alarming. This is often a sign that an untreated cavity has developed into something more serious. If the bacterial tooth decay has spread to the root of the tooth it could also cause a dental abscess to form in… Read more »

Mouthguards Can Keep Your Teeth Safe

Mouthguards are essential when it comes to recreational fun and athletic sports. If you go without one, you are putting your teeth in oral health jeopardy that could result in an accident leading to costly and painful conditions. That is why, our team here at Andrew Henritze DDS in Roanoke, Virginia, is happy to talk… Read more »

A Bi-Annual Dental Exam Will Clean Your Teeth and Monitor the Health of Your Mouth

The American Dental Association offers several recommendations for maintaining the long-term health of your mouth. This starts with brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing every evening, as part of an effective oral hygiene routine. They also advocate having a routine dental exam and cleaning performed every six months. Every checkup at Andrew Henritze… Read more »

Never Let an Opportunity Pass to Improve Your Brushing Basics

Never let an opportunity pass to improve your brushing basics. As a habit that you should be practicing at least twice daily, would you say that you are doing a delightful job brushing your teeth? Although many people take extra care to brush their teeth perfectly, they fail to remember to take care of their… Read more »

If Detected Early, Dental Attrition Might Be Repaired with a Filling

Minor misalignments in your dentition can cause one or two teeth to meet at an unnatural angle in your bite pattern. This can go completely unnoticed. As time goes on, the subtle wear and tear can slowly damage the tooth enamel. With early detection and treatment at Andrew Henritze DDS, this dental attrition might be… Read more »

A Large Dental Fracture Might Need a Crown Restoration

Dental fractures can result from several different problems. While a blow to the face or accidental fall are prime culprits, you could also fracture tooth enamel from nibbling on a foreign object, using your teeth as tools or grinding your teeth at night. Small fractures or chips in tooth enamel can often be repaired at… Read more »

Have Sleep Apnea? Here’s How You Beat It

Having sleep apnea can put a person’s general health and wellbeing at great risk. If you have a sleep apnea, it is highly important that you get treatment for the disorder. Sleep apnea disrupts a person’s normal breathing patterns during their sleep by blocking their air flow. In more severe cases, known as central sleep… Read more »

Oral Accidents and Injuries

Taking care of your teeth should occur at all times throughout the day. Although you need to brush a few minutes a day twice daily and floss a few minutes per day, your teeth are still vulnerable. Never put your mouth in harm’s way if it can be avoided. Listed below are some ideas to… Read more »