The Differences Between Mouthwash and Toothpaste

Have you ever put mouthwash or toothbrush on your shopping list without knowing the difference between these products? Have you ever found yourself staring at all the options of the brushes or mouthwashes without knowing why there are so many choices? Would you be interested in learning that there are actually a quite a few benefits and disadvantages to these... read more »

The Best Characteristics to Look for in Toothpaste

Do you ever ask yourself “What is a good type of toothpaste”? If so, then our Robert H. Watson Jr. DDS, PA team is more than happy to help you! There are many different types of paste that can be beneficial for your smile. However, there are also many different types of paste that aren’t so helpful. So, to help... read more »

A Simple Fluoride Treatment Can Fortify Your Tooth Enamel

The bacteria in your mouth and the acidic foods and drinks you enjoy can gradually erode the microscopic mineral crystals that make up your tooth enamel. This process, which is known as demineralization, can pose some serious long-term complications for your teeth. On a long enough timeline, unchecked enamel erosion can create microscopic channels through the enamel layer of your... read more »

Identifying the Cause of Tooth Sensitivity Will Improve Your Treatment Options

Many people struggle with tooth sensitivity. Common symptoms include pain or a sharp stinging sensation in your teeth when you consume hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods and beverages. You might find temporary relief by using a brand of toothpaste that is specially formulated to mitigate tooth sensitivity. However, it’s still a good idea to identify the underlying cause of... read more »

Strengthen Tooth Enamel

The internal structures of each of your teeth is protected by a layer of tooth enamel. Tooth enamel gets its amazing strength from densely packed microscopic mineral crystals. This is what gives your teeth the strength and durability to bite off, chew and grind hard foods. The integrity of these mineral crystals helps to prevent the bacteria in your mouth... read more »

The Best Toothpaste for Your Smile

Do you ever wonder what type of toothpaste is best for you? Did you know that some toothpastes are designed to meet different needs? For example, some toothpastes are designed to taste good—mostly to help children—and others are intended specifically for fighting tartar. But, do you know which toothpaste is right for you? We’re happy to offer you a little... read more »

Why Your Teeth Matter During Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, you’re typically not worried about something small like your teeth. But did you know that caring for your teeth is essential to having a healthy pregnancy? Your teeth, if poorly treated, are prone to dental problems that may affect the health of your baby. We’re going to give you some tips for having a healthy mouth during... read more »