What are the Differences Between Professional In-Office Whitening and Professional At-Home Whitening?

If you are interested in whitening your smile but you’re not sure if you want to use a professional in-office or at-home treatment, then our dentist, Dr. Peter D Kim, is more than happy to help you. Both of these treatments can help you reach the beautiful smile you desire.... Read more »

The Keys to a Great Smile with Dental Floss

Optimum oral health depends on brushing and flossing each day. Although brushing can rinse away acids and keep your smile safe, it cannot clean between teeth. In situations such as this, an interdental cleaner such as dental floss will need to be used. However, it is important to understand which... Read more »

Discover Your Smile with Dental Erosion Prevention

Never let dental erosion damage your smile. Dental erosion occurs to harmful acids chewing through your tooth enamel. In order to prevent dental erosion, it is important to understand all of its causes, and what you can do to help treat it effectively. To ensure your smile has the greatest... Read more »

Night Guards Protect Your Smile From Bruxism

Bruxism, which is another name for teeth grinding, is a dangerous habit that can crack, break, and wear down your teeth. This can be very dangerous for your smile. This is why our dentist, Dr. Peter D Kim, recommends protecting the smile with a night guard while you sleep so... Read more »

Protecting Your Oral Health by Going Light on Alcohol

During this holiday time of year, many adults tend to celebrate the festivities by drinking alcohol. If this is you, you may want to know a little bit about the effects alcohol can have on your teeth. Learning how alcohol impacts your oral cavity will help you keep your alcohol... Read more »

Want Cosmetic Dentistry? Consider Dental Veneers!

Are you looking to improve the look of your smile? Consider getting dental veneers! Used by super-stars and laymen alike, dental veneers are a great way to protect and enhance your smile. Dental veneers are are very thin, custom-made shells used in cosmetic dentistry. They are perfectly shaped, then bonded... Read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Halitosis Treatments & Prevention

If you are looking to treat any symptoms of halitosis that may be occurring, it is important to determine first what is causing it. Halitosis, also known as bad breath, can often result from poor oral hygiene or can be a sign of underlying health conditions. In addition, bad breath... Read more »

The Types of Teeth Whitening for a Brilliant Smile

You may have noticed some yellowing appearing on your teeth, and no matter how much you brush, it is not budging. You may have thought about a tooth-whitening system, but are not sure what is available and right for you. At Truxtun Family Dentistry, we offer our teeth-whitening service and can... Read more »

Using Your Tongue Cleaner

At any point in time, millions of acids could be resting on your tongue. Not content to cause bad breath alone, these little acids could also be leading to a host of other problems. Cleaning your tongue with a tongue scraper will aid you to defend your oral health, and... Read more »

Oral Health ABCs: Dental Fillings

If you are interested in treating cavities, your best oral health care option would be a dental filling. Dental fillings come in many varieties and styles. Depending on your oral health care needs, some fillings are designed to mimic the natural look of teeth whereas others are more effective for... Read more »