Author Archive for DrSteakleyDDS

Our First Photo Contest!

Get creative and show us why we should give you a brand new electric toothbrush valued at over $110.  Have your friends and family vote on your photo and the one with the most attention wins! *No purchase necessary to participate *Upload…

Disclosing The Truth

Disclosing solution is a great way to show patients where they need a little more attention with brushing.  The pink areas on the teeth shown here are stained plaque.  This patient is great at brushing her front teeth but the…

Polished

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Some people love to have their teeth polished… and some don’t. Regardless of whether you like the feeling you have after a good tooth buffing, many people wonder, “What’s the benefit?” The simple answer is, “Not much”.  Polishing is used…

H2O the acid away

Acidic foods and drinks are the enemy!!! Your teeth are most stable in a neutral environment but after every meal, the acid level in your mouth can drop to damaging levels and can take over twenty minutes to balance out…