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What Is a Cavity?


A cavity is the unfortunate result of tooth decay. Tooth decay is largely due to the foods and beverages one consumes as well as one’s oral health regimen. Exposure to fluoride in toothpaste and tap water along with genetics also … Continued


What Happens If I Don’t Floss My Teeth?


If you do not floss your teeth, all sorts of problems will arise. Some of these problems will be limited to your mouth. Others will extend to other parts of your body. In fact, the failure to floss can lead … Continued


What to Do If You Have a Loose Tooth


Got a loose tooth? Not quite sure what to do? There two main reasons for why someone would have a loose tooth is because they either suffered some form of dental trauma and because they are experiencing some form of … Continued


7 Foods That Can Damage Your Teeth


Do you ever wonder if the foods you are choosing to eat are damaging your teeth? Most people choose the foods they eat purely on taste preference and not how they might affect the teeth. For example, did you know … Continued


Guide to Tooth Extraction and Recovery


While permanent teeth have the potential to last a lifetime, decay or damage can create the need to extract some of the teeth. In other instances, the mouth is crowded and extracting teeth will help to prepare a patient’s mouth … Continued


Tips For Choosing a Dentist


If you are looking for a dentist, do not simply schedule an appointment with the dentist closest to your home or office. Location is only one factor worth considering. Here’s a look at everything else you should consider when selecting … Continued


Call Us if You Need a Dental Reconstruction Treatment


We offer dental reconstruction procedures for patients who damage their teeth in an accident, needing to restore functionality and appearance. We also provide preventative care with teeth cleanings and dental exams. Many patients never consider that they will be in … Continued


Find a Dentist to Examine Your Teeth For Signs of Bruxism


When looking to find a dentist, we recommend that you visit our office and have your teeth checked for signs of bruxism. If you have not heard of this technical term, it is when people grind or clench their teeth … Continued


Go to an Oral Surgeon for Dental Implants


When ready to get dental implants, it is important to understand how the procedure works and which provider to visit for the surgery. An oral surgeon is typically going to be the right choice since they have extensive experience in … Continued


Can You Get Your Dental Bonding Whitened?


Many patients call Vanek Dentistry wanting to know if they can have their dental bonding whitened. This is an understandable question because bonding material can become stained just like natural enamel. Unfortunately, there is a chance that the bonding material … Continued