Facts About Oral Tissues

Your dentist, Dr. Sheila Poetti, strongly encourages you to clean and care for your oral tissues regularly. This is because they are very important for a top-notch oral health and smile. However, keeping the gums in tip-top shape can be a tough task if you don’t know much about them. So, our dentist is happy… Read more »

Flossing: Just Do It!

In this day and age, with modern advances in oral health technology and tools, there is just no excuse anymore for neglecting to floss once a day. Besides the numerous beneficial reasons why you should add flossing to your daily routine, the procedure is not as cumbersome as it used to be. Even with the… Read more »

The Different Benefits of Amalgam and Composite Dental Fillings

While dental fillings are one of the most common and well-known restorative dental treatments, there may be a lot you don’t know about their uses and benefits. At Cloverleaf Dental Center, we are pleased to provide amalgam and composite dental fillings to repair cavities and other tooth damage, with the different benefits depending on the… Read more »

Six Reasons to Need a Dental Crown

Dental crowns can perform a variety of functions, making them a popular method of restorative dentistry. There are many reasons for dental crowns that you may not be aware of, and here are six examples: – Bruxism damage: Your teeth experience a lot of wear and tear, but if you grind and clench your teeth,… Read more »

Boost Your Oral Health with Almonds

Have you ever enjoyed snacking on almonds? If so, we’ve got some good news for you! Almonds are a super, tooth-healthy snack. Here are some reasons we’ve assembled summarizing why almonds are so great for your teeth and what you can do to allow them to help strengthen your oral health: Almonds are easy to… Read more »

Are You Displaying the Signs of Gum Disease?

Brushing and flossing your teeth and gum line every day goes a long way to preserving your healthy, beautiful smile. Taking care of your smile can help keep tooth decay and gum disease away. Did you know that gum disease can cause your teeth to fall out? Let’s take a look at the stages of… Read more »

Flossing: A Key Element to Maintaining a Healthier Smile

Flossing once a day is a key element to maintaining a healthier smile free from plaque and oral debris hardening between teeth. This single action, combined with brushing twice a day for two minutes, as recommended by the American Dental Association, will prevent gum disease and tooth decay from taking over your smile. Thankfully, flossing… Read more »

Improve your smile with Dental Sealants

Due to the numerous forms of dental damage that can arise, it is always a good idea to speak with your dentist about any form of tooth restoration that may be needed to repair damaged or broken teeth. If for any reason you should have an increased risk of tooth decay, a preventative treatment such… Read more »

Bridging the Gap with a Dental Bridge

There are many benefits to dental bridges beyond simply restoring your smile. They replace missing teeth, restore proper chewing and bite, shore up the shape of your face, and prevent drift of remaining teeth. A dental bridge does exactly what its name suggests. It literally spans the gap between missing teeth using two anchoring teeth… Read more »

Maintain a Happy Smile with Jaw Pain Treatments

Are you suffering from any jaw pain? Are you suffering from any facial pain? If so, it is important to have it treated as soon as possible to ensure it does not plague your smile this holiday season. Jaw and face pain can have numerous causes and symptoms present. However, it is important to seek… Read more »