Entries by Alberta Abrams

Coronavirus Update From Our Team

Germs and viruses can be scary – but we want you to know that at Serenity Dental, we take your health as top priority! Throughout each day, we meticulously sanitize every surface in our state-of-the-art dental facility – from the patient chairs and pends, to your individual patient suite with antibacterial and antiviral solutions. We […]

Havasu Dentist: Are you thinking about brushing?

Brushing our teeth in the morning and evening is so engrained in our routine that we may not think while we brush. Though it may be muscle memory to brush our teeth, it’s important to pay attention to how we brush each time to ensure we’re doing a good job. When brushing your teeth, it […]

Havasu Dentist: Are you hurting your teeth and gums by brushing?

Proper brushing technique is necessary to not only effectively enhance your oral health, but also to prevent damage to your teeth and gums from brushing incorrectly. Did you know that you could actually do more harm to your teeth and gums by brushing incorrectly? Teeth check. Has your dentist or dental hygienist told you that […]

Havasu Dentist: Is it time to replace the toothbrush?

Our everyday go-to, the toothbrush, needs replacing more often than most might think. Here’s our guide on when to replace your toothbrush. If your toothbrush bristles are fraying, it is time to replace it! Toothbrush bristles are designed for the best use when your toothbrush is new. The bristles have specific strength, length, and flex […]

Havasu Dentist: How long do you brush your teeth?

Have you ever wondered why it is recommended to brush your teeth for at least 2 minutes? Brushing loosens and removes bacteria that sticks to your teeth. It is important to brush at least twice a day to prevent tooth decay and oral infection. What’s more important than brushing your teeth is how long you […]

Havasu Dentist: Do you share your toothbrush?

Sharing is caring mostly, but sharing a toothbrush may do more harm than good! Even though a toothbrush is used for good hygiene, what’s left on the toothbrush may not be something you’d ever want to share… Bacteria and infection are the two reasons to not share a toothbrush, even with someone you feel is […]

Havasu Dentist: Do You Brush Too Hard?

Nowadays, new electric toothbrushes have a feature in which they vibrate or beep when someone is brushing too hard. Though this technology is useful, it may be beneficial to know the signs of brushing too hard without warning. How can you tell that you’re brushing your teeth too hard? Your gums bleed after you brush […]

Bad Brushing Habits: Havasu Dentist

We all know that it is best to brush our teeth at least once a morning and once at night. When we brush, though, there is a lot of technique that you should know to keep a healthy mouth. You may have bad habits when brushing your teeth, which we will tackle in this post […]

Havasu Dentist: Heart Patients and Treatment Premedication

Patients with existing heart conditions or recent heart surgeries are recommended to take antibiotics before certain dental procedures. This extra step is often recommended to help prevent normal bacteria (that we usually have in our mouths) from integrating into the bloodstream of a patient whose immune system may be functioning differently than normal. This kind […]

Havasu Dentist: What are Sealants?

Your dentist, especially as a child, may have suggested sealants as a treatment option to keep your teeth free of cavities. What exactly are sealants? Sealants are a thin coating that cover all grooves on the on the tops of your teeth where you bite food. Though sealants do not substitute for brushing and flossing […]