Your Important Flossing Questions Answered

Getting back into the habit of flossing can be a challenge at first and may take a few tries to become regular, but you can easily regain your old knowledge by reviewing the information we have provided. Whether you are learning how to floss or looking for recommendations to improve... Read more »

Toothache Discomfort Might Be Linked to a Failing Dental Filling

A dental filling is sometimes used to treat a small cavity or some other physical defect in a tooth’s enamel layer. Once hardened the material will restore the structural integrity and comfortable function of the previously compromised tooth. As the years go by the buildup of plaque acids caused by... Read more »

A Small Cavity Might Be Treated with a Filling

A buildup of plaque and the creation acids caused by a bad diet and poor oral hygiene can have a negative effect on your tooth enamel. As the persistent acidic environment continues to erode the mineral density of your teeth, you could be at increased risk of suffering a cavity.... Read more »

The Basics of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a common but serious medical condition that needs to be treated as quickly as possible. Sleep apnea is when your breathing is consistently interrupted as you sleep. There are two varieties of sleep apnea. Central sleep apnea deals with the signals your brain sends your body... Read more »

Fluoride: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Starting in 1945 in the U.S., we have put fluoride into the public water system to fight tooth decay. As of the year 2000, forty-two of the fifty biggest population centers in the United States had water fluoridation. This action has strengthened our population's dental health and reducing cavities from... Read more »

What to Know About Thrush

An oral yeast infection, thrush is a name assigned to the fungus Candida albicans. Usually painless, if you have this condition you will notice a white rash in your mouth and/or throat that has been described as looking like cottage cheese. Candida, another name for thrush, is a disease more... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Salina Dental Arts, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »