Improve the Care of Your Smile with Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

  Never be afraid to improve your oral health by setting for effective tooth hazards prevention plans on a day-to-day basis. The more you do to keep your smile safe, the less likely you are to suffer tooth hazards in the future. Even if you're not doing so already, it is a good idea to assess all habits and lifestyle... read more »

The Oral Health Care Compendium to Sports Mouth Guards

If you find yourself participating in high-risk activities or contact sports, the chances of oral accidents or injuries increase dramatically. In many situations, dental damage arises due to blunt trauma to your teeth and gums. If left unprotected, you run the risk of debilitating damage and tooth loss that can take years to correct. Fortunately, dental tools exist to help... read more »

The Finer Details of Teenage Dentistry

As a teenager, you are often confronted with life changing decisions that will help push you into adulthood and towards the person you wish to be. The same can be derived about your oral health. As your adult teeth begin to take hold in your mouth, the oral health decisions you make can influence your smile forever. In order to... read more »

How to Spot Bruxism

Do you think you may have bruxism? Do you know what that means? Bruxism is a condition in which a person grinds and gnashes their teeth. While bruxism can certainly occur while a person is awake, bruxism usually classified as a sleep disorder. As the main symptom of bruxism happens when the patient is sleeping, it often goes undetected. If... read more »

The Threat of Oral Cancer in Your Smile

Did you know oral cancer is a serious threat to your smile? Obviously, no one wants cancer, but fewer people realize that it can strike in your mouth, and without your regular dental checkups to catch it early, you could catch it too late. Our team here at Tyjuan Williams DMD in Augusta, Georgia, cares for your health, which is... read more »

Toothpaste VS Mouthwash

Have you ever put buying toothbrush or mouthwash on your to-do-list without really understanding which products might be the best option for your pearly whites? Have you stared at the whole aisle of brushes or mouthwash and not really understood why there are so many different choices? Would it surprise you to hear that there are actually several advantages and... read more »

Does Soda Really Affect Your Oral Health?

Did you know that your diet actually has a major impact on the health of your pearly whites? In fact, sugars in the food you eat can create an environment where bad bacteria can thrive. Still, would you be interested in learning there are a number of dental issues you may have to deal with if you decide to drink... read more »

The Advantages of Dental Sealants

Oftentimes, your teeth can become damaged in small parts on your teeth that require fixing, but a tooth restoration may not necessary. If you have a small stain that will not go away, the idea for getting a dental crown could be considered overkill. However, with dental sealants, you can coat the problematic part of your tooth and keep the... read more »

Caring for Your Teeth as You Age: What You Should Know

As you age, it can become more difficult to care for your body. However, did you know that it can also be more difficult to care for your oral health as you age? Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do—and should know—to better care for your teeth as you age. If you’re older, you’ll be more vulnerable... read more »