Ingredients in Mouthwash that Extinguish Bad Breath

Are you tired of experiencing bad breath? If so, try rinsing your mouth with mouthwash each day! Mouthwash in Roanoke, Virginia, is a beneficial oral hygiene asset that can deeply clean your smile and freshen your breath. It has many ingredients that can help you achieve the pristine breath you’re looking for. Those ingredients are: Antibacterial… Read more »

What Should You Know about Sleep Apnea?

Did you know that about 90% of people with sleep apnea haven’t been diagnosed? If you have sleep apnea, one of the only ways to officially diagnose it is to have a sleep study. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help you deal with sleep apnea—and our dentist can help. Sleep… Read more »

The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings

During a regular dental visit, Dr. Andrew W Henritze, DDS will perform a deep-cleaning on your teeth to ensure your teeth are in tip-top shape. Another thing he can do is screen for oral cancer. Getting screened for oral cancer on a regular basis is very important, especially if you have a family history of… Read more »

Options For Fixing Your Smile

If you’re dissatisfied with the way your smile looks, you’re not alone. Many people have minor imperfections with their smile that they want fixed. Here at Andrew Henritze DDS we provide many different options for doing just that. Let’s take a look at what a few of those options are. Dental bonding If your teeth… Read more »

Need a Dental Bridge? We Can Help!

Having a missing tooth can be embarrassing, but did you know it can actually hurt your oral health? Fortunately, there are many restoration options available to you, such as a crown or an implant. However, when considering your options, please don’t forget about dental bridges. A bridge can used restore your beautiful, functional smile. A… Read more »

Do you Have Bruxism?

Are you frequently waking up to a sore jaw or headaches? Do you suffer with sensitive teeth and earaches throughout the day? Sadly, these could all be symptoms of bruxism, which is also commonly known as teeth grinding. This can be a serious problem that should be addressed by a professional as quickly as possible…. Read more »

Snore Guard for Relief of Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Sleep apnea is a serious condition, causing millions of Americans to suffer from a poor night’s sleep as well as other potentially serious complications. One of the most common symptoms of sleep apnea involves chronic snoring and issues with interrupted breathing throughout the night. There are several different treatment options available for sleep apnea suffers…. Read more »

How to Remove Food Stuck Between Your Teeth

There are certain foods like a popcorn hull, meat fibers, seeds, and fruit peels that can get stubbornly stuck between your teeth. In some cases, these things food particles can even become lodged in the gum line. When this happens it can cause pressure, discomfort and sometimes even pain. Even if you are in distress,… Read more »

What to do about a Painfully Fractured Tooth

The enamel layer of each of your teeth is made up of a dense microscopic mineral crystal structure that is extremely hard. As hard as tooth enamel is there are still times when a hard fall, blow to the face or other accident can actually break off a piece or fracture enamel layer on one… Read more »

Sensitive Teeth Need Smarter Dental Care

If you have sensitive teeth, you know how uncomfortable eating and drinking your favorite things can be. And while you know what hot or cold or sweet things cause trouble, you might not know about parts of your oral hygiene routine that could be aggravating your tooth sensitivity. Here are some things to consider. Brushing… Read more »