Rebranding Your Smile: Gingivitis Prevention and Care

Did you know that gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease? Gum disease, also frequently referred to as periodontal disease, refers to a gum tissue infection that if left untreated, can progress to the point that tooth loss is possible. Due to the fact that gum disease progresses over a period of many years, it is important to take... read more »

Tartar Removal Takes a Professional Cleaning

Dental calculus is the technical term for what is more commonly referred to as tartar, the crusty, yellow deposit that forms on the teeth when you neglect regular oral hygiene. It comes about when plaque builds up and hardens after being unaddressed for 48 hours or more. Once it occurs, there is no amount of brushing and flossing that you... read more »

The Importance of Dental Checkups

Do you ever wonder why dental checkups are important? If so, our dentist, Dr. Donald Bohne, is happy to help you! Dental checkups are recommended every six months because they are vital for your oral health. They are very important because: -Dental cleanings remove plaque and tartar from your teeth and gumline. This is very beneficial for you and your... read more »

What You Should Know About Dental Care as a Caregiver for Older Adults

Are you currently a caregiver for an older adult? If so, you are likely responsible for their dental health as well as their overall health. Whether this person has a mental impairment and forgets to clean their teeth and gums, or they are physically unable to perform this task, they are dependent on your service. If they are able to... read more »

Halloween Candy That Can Be Harmful to Your Child’s Teeth

With Halloween approaching, you may want to form a plan to protect your ghouls’ and ghosts’ teeth from cavities. The candies in their Halloween bucket contain sugars that could harm their teeth. We’re not saying that you should not let your child eat Halloween candy, but know that not all candies are created equal. When your children come back from... read more »

Are You Stressed? Here’s How You Take Care of Your Mouth

Stress is an emotion that weighs heavily on the body. Oftentimes it can actually affect your health and make you sick. This is the same with the mouth. Stress can take a toll on the mouth whether you like it or not. In fact, it can cause teeth grinding habits, jaw pain, canker sores, and even gum disease. So, it’s... read more »

Keep Your Smile Full with a Tooth Replacement Therapy

Although a tooth replicant treatment may seem like a daunting task, the truth is that no matter which service between implants, bridges, or dentures you desire, all three are highly effective at overcoming ailments in oral health and lasting for many decades to come. Keep your smile full with one of the following tooth replacement therapies: - Dental Implants –... read more »

Did You Know that Your Diet Can Affect the Health of Your Teeth?

Do you floss your teeth every day and brush at least twice a day for two minutes at a time? Do you schedule an appointment with your dentist twice a year? Do you use mouthwash? Have you ever wondered if there’s anything else you should consider doing for your teeth? You can. Your diet can have an immediate effect on... read more »

Gum Disease 101: Learning About the Two Stages that Attack Your Smile

Gum disease has two different stages: the gingivitis stage and the periodontitis stage. Both of these stages are harmful for your smile, but one is milder than the other. To help you know more about these stages so you better understand the disease, our Donald H Bohne DDS PA dental team is happy to provide the following information: Gingivitis Gingivitis... read more »

ADA Principles of Ethics & Code of Personal Conduct

Dr. Donald Bohne is proud to be a member of the American Dental Association. Our patients truly appreciate the patient-first promise that he and other ADA dentists made as part of the association’s code of ethics. When a dentist joins the ADA, he or she makes five pledges in the ADA Principles of Ethics and Code of Personal Conduct. You... read more »