Good Oral Hygiene Habits Are Essential for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Your mouth represents a complex system of teeth, periodontal tissues, and other soft tissues, that allow you to break down the foods you consume, allowing for ease of breathing, and speech as well as other important functions. Chronic problems with cavities, gum disease, and other oral health problems can cause discomfort and hinder your quality of life. The American Dental... read more »

Dental Health Instructions for Diabetics

Diabetes increases your risk for dental issues, especially mouth infections such as dry mouth, oral thrush and gum disease. Providentially, all these issues are avertable. Just follow these instructions: - First, watch your blood sugar as instructed by your physician. This may include taking medication or insulin shots and watching what you eat. When you manage your blood glucose, you... read more »

Fixing Bad Teeth with Dental Crowns

If you have unsightly teeth that have accidently been damaged or broken, help is on the way. With cutting-edge technology, the dental crowns offered by our team at Donald H Bohne DDS PA can give you the smile you deserve and put your mouth back on track for a lifetime of oral health, happiness, and beauty. If you are unsure about... read more »

How to Keep Your Dentures in Mint Condition

Your new dentures have restored the beauty and functionality of your smile. It is important that you take care of your dentures to keep them in good working order. Don’t Sleep with Your Dentures Do not sleep with your dentures in place unless Dr. Donald Bohne advises you to do so. Our dentist may recommend this if you have just... read more »

The Best Teeth-Whitening Choices for Thanksgiving

With the smorgasbord of food that awaits you at the end of the month, it may be a good idea to look into teeth-whitening treatments. Although teeth-whitening systems will not have the effect brushing and flossing will have on your oral health, they are the best options for the brightest natural smiles. If you are planning on meeting with friends... read more »

Understanding the Cause and Treatment of Gingivitis

Gum disease is the progressive inflammation and infection of gum tissues. It is often caused by hardened tartar where your teeth meet your gums. This introduces constant bacterial exposure to your gum tissues. Increased risk factors, like regular tobacco use and certain medical conditions, can cause gum disease to exacerbate. The earliest stage of gum disease is known as gingivitis.... read more »