How to Spot Gum Disease

How to Spot Gum Disease

Gum disease can be a silent problem, but it is surprisingly common, with 1 out of 2 adults experiencing some form of gum disease. The good news is, in its earlier stages it is easily treated, and prevented by the simple act of daily brushing and flossing. It can fly...
75 Years of Fluoride

75 Years of Fluoride

This year is the 75 anniversary of one of the biggest breaks in preventative dentistry: Fluoride in water! The History of Fluoridation Following a study by Dr. Frederick McKay into children whose teeth were stained with what was called “The Colorado Brown Stain,” but...
Mission Trip in Jamaica, October 2019

Mission Trip in Jamaica, October 2019

In Dr. Tievsky’s spare time she enjoys using her skills in dentistry to serve others. Dr. Tievsky volunteered to attend a dental Mission Trip in Jamaica this past October. Dr. Tievsky spent two days in Maroon Town and Siloah serving with a team of 20+ other dentists,...
How Can I Get Rid of Plaque?

How Can I Get Rid of Plaque?

What Is Dental Plaque? Whenever we eat food, some food particles get stuck between our teeth. These food particles combine with saliva and fluids in the oral cavity to make our mouth a breeding ground for bacteria. This deposition of bacteria results causes your teeth...