Home Remedies for the TMJ Disorder

If you’re a victim of the TMJ disorder, then you’re likely looking for ways to soothe the discomfort and return to a normal life. Now, our dentist, Dr. Nathalie Dowsett, is more than happy to help you treat your TMJ disorder. All you need to do is call Dowsett Dental Health and schedule an appointment! Fortunately, there are additional things... read more »

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Smile

As you spring clean your house this year, try to spring clean your smile as well! Spring cleaning your smile can keep your teeth and gums clean and fresh and it can help you maintain the top-notch smile you deserve. So, our dentist, Dr. Nathalie Dowsett, encourages you to include “spring clean the smile” on your to-do list. To spring... read more »

Oral Health Marvels: Water Flossers

Are you aware of the different types of interdental cleaners that can be used to clean between your teeth? Aside from dental flossing thread, which is the most common form of interdental cleaner, there are more modern and sleeker versions that can be used to effectively clean between teeth without the use of any form of floss. One example is... read more »

Dental 101: Your Toothbrush

Taking good care of your toothbrush is vital to oral health. It is the main tool with which you brush your teeth, and using a great toothbrush is a key to making oral health habits easier and more pleasant--resulting in you being more willing to stick to them! When you brush your teeth, use a soft-bristled toothbrush. Medium-to-hard bristles rip... read more »

The Enemies of the Mouth

If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to avoid the enemies of the mouth. Those enemies include plaque and acid. To tell you a little more about these enemies, our dentist, Dr. Bill Cryderman, is happy to share some information with you. Plaque This is the biggest rival to the mouth. It’s a sticky, hard-to-see... read more »

Coping with Your Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety affects many people. While some people may experience some apprehension about visiting the dentist, others may be so uncomfortable about a dental visit that they will avoid making an appointment altogether. While this may keep their dental phobia at bay, putting off dental visits can have serious implications. Tooth decay and tooth loss, gum disease, and serious complications... read more »

Can Your Oral Health Be Improved with Dangerous Food Avoidance?

Food and drinks can contain sugars and carbohydrates that, when bacteria are present in your mouth, can be converted into harmful acids that eat through your precious tooth enamel. Even foods that have naturally occurring sugars, such as honey, can still harm your teeth. To avoid the damaging effects these acids have on your mouth, minimize the amount of these... read more »

Things the Tooth Fairy Can Leave Other than Money

Do you wish the Tooth Fairy gets a little more creative when it comes to rewarding your child for missing a tooth? If so, our dentist, Dr. Nathalie Dowsett, and our dental team have some good news for you: There are other treasure options. We’re happy to tell you all about them! The first option is foreign coins. This is... read more »

Why is Holistic Dentistry Right for Me?

Alternative health has grown in popularity, and along with it, holistic dentistry treatment. Another name for alternative dental health is biological dentistry. Regarding this philosophy, it essentially means treating the whole person, instead of just their teeth & gums. At Dowsett Dental Health, we offer services to our patients, who are looking for an alternative to traditional dentistry. Dr. Nathalie... read more »

How to Prevent Dental Fluorosis

If you’ve ever raised a child, you may know that there are a number of training toothpastes you could choose for your child. You might also know that several toothpastes contain fluoride, but would you be surprised to hear that training toothpastes don’t? Toothpaste that has fluoride shouldn’t be swallowed, so we recommend waiting until your child is able to... read more »