Author Archives: Dr. David Janash

The Importance of Periodontal Charting

You may assume that your routine dental appointment is all about getting your teeth cleaned. However, while the professional teeth cleaning is a vital component, there is much more that goes on during this visit. In fact, your dentist performs … Continue reading

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What If My Root Canal Didn’t Work?

A root canal, also known as endodontic treatment, is a time-tested procedure that can save a severely infected or diseased tooth. Root canal therapy involves several steps. First, the diseased pulp from the inside of the tooth is removed. Next, … Continue reading

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Is Your Smile Wedding Day Ready?

Congratulations on your engagement! Now it is time to start planning for your big day. We know that dress shopping, flowers and finding a wedding venue is on your to-do list, but don’t forget about your smile. You’ll be in … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Traditional Flossing

Flossing is an essential part of your dental hygiene routine. In fact, without flossing in between your teeth each day, you would leave nearly 35% of your tooth’s structure unclean. This gives bacteria, plaque and food debris a chance to … Continue reading

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Could The Swimming Pool Affect Your Smile?

Extra splashes in the swimming pool can certainly put a smile on your face. But have you ever considered the effects that chlorine can have on your teeth? Whether you are an athletic swimmer or a recreational splasher, spending more … Continue reading

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Reasons You May Be Anxious About the Dentist

It is not uncommon for patients to dread an upcoming dental visit, but many also feel notable anxiety or fear about seeing the dentist. Unfortunately, professional dental care is non-negotiable if you want to retain a healthy and lasting smile. … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Denture Relines

Modern dentures have come a long way in terms of replicating the look, feel and function of natural teeth. However, if you are choosing traditional dentures (those not anchored by implants), then you will still have certain maintenance tasks to … Continue reading

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Common Tooth Brushing Mistakes

If you are like most, brushing your teeth every day is like getting dressed or tying your shoes. But what if you’ve been doing it wrong all these years? Just because you have deep experience in brushing your teeth doesn’t … Continue reading

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Could Menopause Affect Your Dental Health?

While not a welcome experience, a woman undergoes a distinct transition in hormones around the age of 45 that is known as menopause. Menopause marks the end of menstrual cycles for females. However, the drastic changes in hormone levels as … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Put That Crown On

Crowns are often associated with royalty and fame. This refers to the gold or decorated adornment placed on your head. However, there is another type of crown that only your dentist can award. While dental crowns are used as a … Continue reading

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