The Dangers of Teeth Whitening to Avoid

If you’re about to whiten your smile with a whitening treatment, then it’s best to know about the dangers involved. That way you can avoid those dangers and keep your smile in tip-top shape. To help you keep those threats at bay, our dentist, Dr. Christopher M. Spelman, is happy to inform you of them and give you the tips... read more »

How to Help Your Bleeding Gums

Have you noticed that when you brush and floss your teeth, your gums end up red and swollen? What do these different symptoms mean for the health of your gums? Do you know what you might be able to do to help your red or inflamed gums? Fortunately, there are several things you can do to keep your smile healthy... read more »

What to Do About Your Teeth While Pregnant

Are you pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant? If so, you’re probably expecting a number of changes, but did you know that your teeth may change as much as your body. Similarly, had you heard that it’s vital for you to protect your oral health in order to protect the health of your baby? During pregnancy, your body releases many... read more »

Are Bleeding Gums a Problem for You?

At Orlando Family Dentistry, we want our patients in Hopewell, New Jersey, to know that taking good care of your oral health benefits not just your pearly whites, but your gum health as well. In fact, did you know that your gums--which cushion and support your teeth--are an indicator of your overall health? The main cause of bleeding gums is the buildup... read more »

How to Avoid Gum Disease

Oral bacteria which is not removed daily with a good brushing and flossing routine can lead to inflammation of the gum tissue--or gingivitis. If this bacteria is left in the mouth, it creates toxins that irritate sensitive gum tissue, which you might notice because it can cause your gums to swell and bleed when you brush and floss. You can... read more »