Plage Dentistry News

Top 5 Important Benefits of Dental Preventive Care

preventive care

Raise your hand if you’ve ever put off a trip to the dentist’s office. Almost everyone has done it, and it’s no question why. Dentist visits can be uncomfortable, and after all, are they really that important anyway? Preventive care is incredibly important when it comes to your oral health. Read on to discover why… Read more »

Is Teeth Whitening Safe? What You Need To Know

is teeth whitening safe

Did you know that Americans spend almost $2 billion each year to keep their teeth white and smiles so bright? Our teeth suffer from habits like drinking coffee, wine, and smoking over time. It’s natural to want to spruce up your smile. And you may have asked the question, is teeth whitening safe? The good news… Read more »

What Is Considered a Dental Emergency?

dental emergency

Did you know that once every 15 seconds, someone in America visits the emergency room for a dental condition? But sometimes, it’s hard to know if your dental problem can wait or if you need to see a dentist right away. Are you wondering if your dental issue is considered a dental emergency? In this guide,… Read more »

Oral First Aid Kit

oral first aid kit

(Before we start: oral health and dental emergencies are emergencies, and first aid is meant to be the initial step in controlling the damage. If the worst should occur, contact your dentist or local emergency room right away to get substantive care) As we’ve all learned over the last year and a half, preparedness is… Read more »

Building Better Oral Health Habits

oral health habits

We all know the importance of oral health. Teeth are meant to be permanent, and if our smiles are going to last a lifetime they need consistent and effective care each and every day. Likewise, we all know that we need to be brushing and flossing regularly, eating the best diet we can, and ensuring… Read more »

The Facts About Fluoride


There’s a lot of talk about fluoride in health-savvy circles, and much of that discussion is focused on the uses of fluoride as dental treatment and fluoridation in water. Questions along the lines of “should tap water contain fluoride?”, “How does fluoride affect our health?”, “are there long-term risks to fluoridation?” and “are dental fluoride… Read more »

Pregnancy and Oral Health

pregnancy and oral health

Whether it’s your first or your third, pregnancy is always an exciting time. The pending arrival of a little one is a time of both joy and frustration, but above all, it is busy, sometimes overwhelmingly so! With so much going on and so many things demanding your attention, it’s really easy to let some… Read more »