Fluoride: How it Works

Fluoride is a mineral that is found naturally in the Earth’s crust. It strengthens and nourishes your tooth enamel and gives you a stronger and healthier smile. But do you ever wonder why? Well, our dentist, Dr. Geza Locsey, is happy to tell you why by explaining how fluoride works.... Read more »

Extracting a Tooth

Although dental medicine has progressed by leaps and bounds over the years, there are still occasions in which one or more teeth need to be extracted. An extraction may be needed to make room for orthodontics, to relieve a crowded mouth, or to address problems associated with wisdom teeth. At... Read more »

The Implications of Oral Piercings

An oral piercing is a term for any piercing of the tongue, lips or cheek for the use of jewelry embellishments. These piercings have become trendy in some social circles. If you are thinking about getting such a piercing, however, you need to know first how it might harm your... Read more »

First Aid for Dental Emergencies

Life can be an uncertain proposition. Slips, trips, falls, and other accidents can occur anywhere, and at any time. If they affect your mouth and teeth, that can add an extra level of stress. You may ask yourself “How bad is the damage?” “Can anyone see it?” “How long will... Read more »

Caring for Your Dental Implant

Congratulations on your new dental implants! Implants are a great way to get a full and healthy smile, and your implants should last for a long time if you are committed to caring for them. It may be true that your implants will not get cavities, since they are not... Read more »

Advice about Dentures

Do you have gaps in your smile and are interested in having a fully functional set of teeth? If so, dentures are a highly effective tooth replacement option that can fill any gap you have, large or small, giving you a functional smile that is easy to care for. If... Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Root Canals

Root canals are treatments used to save dying teeth. When a tooth is injured or broken, and the pulp is exposed, root canals must be employed. If not, the tooth will need to be extracted. In some cases, multiple dental procedures to a tooth may leave the tooth susceptible to... Read more »

Principles Concerning Dental Bridges

There is an assortment of dental procedures that can be used to combat the effects of lost or missing teeth, including dental implants, dentures, and dental bridges. However, dentures can have a defaming effect due to their ability to move around or fall out on accident, and dental implants require... Read more »

Visiting Your Dentist

When is the last time you paid us a visit at French Run Family Dental? If you can’t remember, you’re not alone. Around 100 million Americans don’t visit their dentists each year. There are all sorts of reasons why people don’t want to visit their dentist, but there are many... Read more »

Is Mouthwash the Extra Cleaning Product Your Smile Lacks?

If you seek optimum oral health care, there are always additional treatment methods you can use on your smile beyond the traditional brushing and flossing.  One such cleaning method that has been proven highly effective after meals is mouthwash. Is mouthwash the extra cleaning product your smile lacks? The benefits... Read more »