Category: Patient Care

What Can I Do to Prepare for Dental Surgery?

Cartoon girl getting ready for dental surgery

If you have a dental surgery coming up, like the placement of dental implants or gum disease treatment, read our blog post and follow our helpful tips to prepare for the procedure. At North Tonawanda Family Dentistry, we do all we can to keep you comfortable while you’re in the dental chair. Call today if you have questions or concerns.

Saving Your Smile: Wear a Mouthguard

Let’s face it: when playing sports, injuries can and do occur, either accidental or deliberate. One of the most important pieces of safety equipment, next to wearing a helmet, is a mouthguard. A properly fitted mouthguard not only can save

Manual vs Electric Toothbrush

Simply brushing your teeth twice a day isn’t all you have to do to maintain a healthy smile. Caring for your unique set of chompers is a task that comes with a set of instructions as personalized as your smile.

Flossing: Start a Good Habit

At North Tonawanda Family Dentistry, it’s a question we ask every day. After an exam, it’s pretty obvious whether our patients are telling the truth or not when it comes to flossing. You Floss…Right? I try to. Er… Maybe once

Cold Sores: The Monster Lurking on Your Lips

If you have ever had a cold sore, you know how embarrassing they can be and how isolated they can make you feel. It should make you feel better to know that you are not alone: cold sores affect a