Gum Disease 101

Have you recently learned that you have gum disease? Don’t worry; you don’t have to fight this war alone. 47.2% of adults over 30 in the United States have been diagnosed with chronic periodontitis. Even more are in the initial stages of gum disease. Let’s talk about the causes, stages, and treatment of gum disease…. Read more »

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments Save Smiles?

Did you know that some cosmetic dentistry treatment services can save smiles? Despite the occurrence that all cosmetic dentistry can improve the look of your smiles, some are equipped with the added bonus of protecting your teeth too. There are treatments available to improve your smile simply by replacing teeth that have been lost over… Read more »

A Dental Bleaching Treatment Can Remove Dental Stains Caused by Tobacco

Tobacco use not only threatens your health, but it can also severely stain your teeth. The tar and other chemicals introduced to your mouth have the ability to saturate the tooth enamel in a relatively short amount of time. Once this happens, the consumer-strength whitening products sold in stores will not be strong enough to… Read more »

What to Do in Cases of Dental Trauma

If you or someone in your family has a bad toothache, chipped teeth, loose or missing teeth or a fractured jaw, stay calm and call in , at . Also, take a look at these instructions to see what you can do at home: Toothache 1. Dissolve a teaspoon of salt into 8 oz of… Read more »

Basic Information to Help Safely Extract Something Stuck Between Two Teeth

Eating a snack or chewing a meal can sometimes make a piece of food get stuck in your teeth. This is rarely more than a minor nuisance, yet there are times when a hard meat fiber, popcorn hull or other piece of tough food can become stubbornly lodged between two teeth. To help safely remove… Read more »

How To Guess If You Have a Cavity

Cavity treatments are one of the most common procedures Dr. Feldman does for his patients here at James K Feldman DDS. In many cases, patients suspect they have a cavity before their appointments. Some, however, weren’t so sure. Sometimes it’s not easy to tell when a cavity has developed. Here are some of the more… Read more »

Dental Erosion Can Be Caused by Acidic Foods

Did you know that foods that have a high acidity level can erode your tooth enamel? The reason is due to low pH levels within the foods. One of the biggest offenders of acidic foods is found in sugary sweets, specifically sour sweets. In fact, there are some sour treats that can be purchased today… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile Through Various Treatments

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you and it’s a key to making a great first impression. If your teeth suffer from chips, mismatched fillings, stains, or discoloration, it can significantly hamper your social life. Fortunately, Dr. is highly trained in a variety of cosmetic dental treatments. The treatment that… Read more »

Teaching Your Little Ones Good Dental Habits

If you’re raising a child, you want to do whatever you can to help your little one stay healthy and strong. Learning good habits can help your child stay healthy, but did you know that your child’s oral health can also affect the health of their body? Everyone’s overall health could be affected by the… Read more »

With Timely Treatment, a Cavity Can Often Be Repaired with a Filling

An inconsistent oral hygiene routine or the lack of regular attendance to your dental checkups at greatly increases your chances of developing cavities. If it is detected early, your dentist, Dr. , can repair most small cavities with a standard dental filling. Dr. will start by conducting a thorough examination of the tooth. This will… Read more »