Category Archives: Patient Education

  1. Don’t Let Bad Breath Ruin Your Summer Fun

    Do you find yourself constantly reaching for a mint or chewing gum to freshen your breath? Occasional bad breath is something that we all experience from time to time based on what we happen to eat or drink, but once we have the chance to brush our teeth the bad breath usually disappears. If you feel that people may be stepping away from you when you speak or you have close family members commenting on your breath, you might have a bigger problem. If continual bad breath is something you are experiencing, you may have a more severe underlying problem. Continue reading to learn more.

  2. A Root Canal Is No Reason To Panic

    At Baldwinsville Gentle Dentistry, we will do everything we can to save our patients’ teeth. When there is no other option, we will suggest a root canal as the last resort to save your teeth. Many times when a patient hears they need a root canal, a certain sense of panic begins to set in. Root canals get a bad reputation. Thanks to movies, television shows, and popular culture, root canals are often depicted as extremely uncomfortable, which leaves patients terrified when this tooth-saving treatment is recommended. While a root canal is a more involved procedure, it really is no more difficult than a dental cleaning or filling.

  3. Keep Your Teeth In Tip-Top Shape This Summer

    Are you ready for some fun in the sun? We aren’t sure about you, but we are so happy that summer will be here in just a few short days! Between the cold and snow this winter mixed with the restrictions of the pandemic, it has been a long winter in NY. We are ready to enjoy lazy summer days, planned vacations, time away from school, and all of the other pleasures that summer brings. While summer is a time for fun, it is important to remember that you still need to be mindful of your oral health. We want to share some helpful reminders to keep your oral health in tip top shape. Continue reading to learn more.

  4. Do Cold Foods And Drinks Make You Wince?

    We can all agree that the arrival of the spring is very exciting for many reasons. The longer days and warmer weather are a welcome change to the cold and snowy days of winter. Along with the warmer weather comes the enjoyment of ice cold drinks and frozen treats. Do you love the warmer weather, but the thought of cold drinks and treats leave you feeling less than enthused? If the thought of enjoying a refreshing treat leaves you hesitant due to the sensation felt in your teeth, continue reading to learn more about this common condition and what can be done.