October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Pregnancy Can Affect Your Teeth, Gums and Oral Health

Our dentist, Dr. Trey Morrow, Dr. Pat Breaux and Dr. Jennie Reardon, strongly encourage you to clean and care for your teeth, gums and smile regularly while pregnant. Even if you do a decent job of caring for your oral health, you need to make it a very top priority.... Read more »

Happy Food, Happy Tooth

You know the old saying, “happy wife, happy life?” Well, as true as that statement is, so is the statement that healthy food makes for happy teeth. Your teeth are are one of the few things in this life that you only get one of. That makes taking care of... Read more »

What is a Root Canal?

You’ve probably heard of this treatment before, but fewer people are familiar with the process of a root canal than you’d think. It’s a fairly common dental procedure that’s used to stop the spread of an infection in one tooth, to the rest of your healthy chompers. Our dentists, Dr.... Read more »

Your Smile and Diabetes

Are you familiar with the benefits of caring for your smile even in the face of diabetes? If you are unaware, diabetes is a condition in which an individual has issues and problems with their body's ability to process sugar. If you are suffering from diabetes, it is known to... Read more »

Dental Fillings Can Treat Minor Cavities

Sometimes even a consistent daily oral hygiene routine and remembering to have a dental checkup performed every six months, simply isn’t sufficient for preventing a cavity from developing on one of your teeth. Fortunately, your dental exams at Pelham Oaks Dentistry will catch any early signs of gum disease, oral... Read more »

Revitalize Your Smile with Dental Crowns

Building your best smile with the use of a dental crown is a highly effective option if you wish to restore any lost functions that may be associated with weak or broken teeth. If you do have a tooth that is extremely worn down or is liable to suffer tooth... Read more »