Do You Need to Wear an Athletic Mouth Guard?

Many patients find physical activity to be a great way to improve their mood and overall health, and contact sports are one of the most popular methods to engage in recreational activity. If you are active a lot for any reason, an athletic mouth guard can help you avoid serious... Read more »

Are Night Guards Right for You?

In the morning, when you first wake up, do you have discomfort in your jaw? Do some of your teeth feel more sensitive or loose? If so, you may be clenching your jaw muscles while you sleep, a condition known as bruxism. At some point in their life, many people... Read more »

Saving Your Smile from the Effects of Diabetes

Are you aware of the link between diabetes and your smile? Diabetes affects nearly 10% of the population and is known to systematically damage the oral hygiene of its victims. Due to the fact that diabetes alters your blood sugar levels, it can play a key role in your oral... Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Cold and Flu Season

Protecting your smile during cold and flu season includes making sure that you continue cleaning it as usual. Oftentimes, individuals may find themselves too weak or frail to find the necessary strength to clean their teeth and gums, but it is important to do so because even a small amount... Read more »

Whiter Teeth, Bigger Smile

Teeth may look completely solid at first glance, but in actuality the surface of each tooth is porous. These pores soak up the pigments from dark-colored foods and drinks, such as coffee, tea and red wine, as well as tobacco products. This stains your teeth. While commercial whitening products can... Read more »

My Child Hit Their Tooth. What Do I Do?

If your child took a spill and hit their tooth, then our dentist, Dr. Robert Hauptman, would like to help you help them. It’s important to make sure their smile and oral health remains in tip-top shape. Unfortunately, there are many different things that can happen when a child falls... Read more »

Superior Smiles Includes Treating Oral Accidents and Injuries

  Oral accident and injury prevention plans can make a huge difference in your likelihood to suffer from dental damage. However, they are called accidents for a reason and sometimes no matter what you do, they're going to occur. Thus, it is important to have a treatment plan in place... Read more »

Protect Your Smile Now and in the Future With Dental Sealants

The dawning of the new year marks a time to set goals, such as how you plan to protect your dental health now and in the future. If you are looking into options for cavity prevention and would appreciate a highly effective treatment, you may find that dental sealants are... Read more »

A Denture Needs Daily Care and Cleaning

Partial and complete dentures provided by the oral care specialists at Gluckstadt Family Dentistry are designed to closely match the shape and contours of your periodontal structure. Some include special hardware components for improved fit.   As firmly as your dentures fit, you might still like to apply a small... Read more »

Dentistry Year-in-Review: Dental Bonding

It's never too late to correct any chips or cracks that you have in your teeth for all these years. Even if you sustained dental damage many years ago, as long as your inner tooth has not yet become damaged, a dental bond can be placed to provide additional support... Read more »