Taking Care of Your Fixed Dental Bridge

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At Hawkins Family Dentistry in Salem, Oregon, dental bridges are an option which our experienced dentist, Dr. Lori Hawkins, may recommend for missing teeth. You will want to take good care of your bridge, just as you keep your natural teeth and gums healthy by brushing at least twice each day and flossing at least once every… Read more »

Tartar 101

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Tartar is the crusty formation of plaque on your teeth. Plaque is the sticky film that coats your teeth after you eat or drink. You can’t see it because it is colorless, but you can feel it when you run your tongue along your teeth near the gum line. Everyone has bacteria in their mouth,… Read more »