Preventive Care

Enjoying Halloween without the Cavities

The holiday season is amongst us and with it comes lots of candy and sweet treats. Before you and your family enjoy a heaping serving of Halloween candy this year, learn how to enjoy your sweet treats without the cavities. Dr. Fornalczyk at Advanced Dentistry of Butler is here to provide [...]

Dental Problems as a Child Linked to Adult Heart Disease Risk

We have talked before about the link between oral health problems, especially gum disease, and overall health problems such as heart disease. Now researchers have added a critical piece to this connection. A new study shows that children who have dental problems are more likely to have heart disease [...]

How to Address Dental Anxiety to Have Better Oral Health in 2019

Are you looking to have a better 2019? Would you like to look better, feel better, and save money? There’s one easy way you can do that: improve your oral health (not to mention your heart health!) by making your regular {{{{link id='50148' text='cleaning and checkup'}}}} visits this year. Unfortunately, that’s not always [...]

Can a New Chocolate Candy Really Protect Your Teeth?

As Halloween is approaching, parents and dentists alike are bracing for the consequences of the annual holiday candy-fest: the post-holiday cavity-fest. Prevention might be as easy as just saying no, but as long as kids love candy, they’re probably going to get cavities. If only there were a kind of candy that didn’t cause cavities, [...]

Does Mouthwash Actually Work?

If you’ve ever seen a mouthwash commercial, you know that they can supposedly do everything from fight bad breath to prevent cavities. But is it too good to be true that a quick rinse with some neon-colored minty liquid can change the course of your oral health? The answer is a little bit yes [...]