Teeth Whitening

For those of us who enjoy coffee, teas, and dark-colored berries, we are often left hoping for a brighter smile with whiter teeth. There are many over-the-counter and DIY bleaching treatments available in drugstores, salons and boutiques, and even online. We are a society who loves immediate gratification. There are a few things to think about before whitening your teeth... read more »

Dangers of Vaping/ “E-Cigarettes”

Advertising has led the public to believe that vaping or electronic cigarettes are “safe,” but are they really? These products have been in use in the U.S. for only about a decade. How much do we actually know about their long-term effects and safety? So what is an “e-cigarette” and what’s in it? E-cigs come in many different shapes and... read more »

OCTOBER SWEETS SPOOKING YOUR TEETH?

Trick or Treat…for your teeth? Halloween is such a fun time for kids…and grown-ups, too. There are costumes, parties, haunted houses, school celebrations, trick-or-treating, and CANDY. So…much…candy. Chewy candy, fruity candy, chocolate candy, candy you recognize from your childhood, new-fangled candy you’ve never seen before, candy that pops in your mouth, candy on a stick. You know. You’ve seen your... read more »

A Dentist’s View of Your Overall Health

Health and Your Dentist Did you know that more than 120 medical conditions, some of them life-threatening, can be detected in the early stages by your dentist?  Information gathered at Delta Dental (http://www.deltadentalins.com/oral_health/overall_health.html) It is well documented that a high percentage of health conditions can have oral symptoms, such as swollen or bleeding gums, ulcers, dry mouth, bad breath, metallic taste... read more »

All Natural Toothpaste – The Benefits

We carry a full line of all natural dental products at the office including mouth wash, toothpaste, and gum. We are inundated on a daily basis with chemicals, additives, and preservatives.  But did you know, your toothpaste is one area it has become easier to eliminate chemicals!   Read the following excerpt from The Dental Herb Company blog. (https://www.dentalherb.com/blog/natural-toothpaste-to-make-you-smile/) The... read more »

Mouth Guards: Protect your Smile!

Mouth guards: Protect your Smile! Athletes are extremely susceptible to concussions, and teeth damage. Wearing a mouth guard custom fit by your dentist while playing sports can reduce that risk of damage dramatically. Sports guards can help prevent damage to lips, gums, and the soft tissue of the mouth. Wearing a mouth guard can also prevent tooth cracking, chipping, nerve damage,... read more »

How to Prevent Tooth Decay

  So tempting, but so harmful to your teeth! In the second of his series of posts regarding children's dental health, Dr. Weimer shares some insight from the ADA on how to reduce your child's risk of tooth decay.  We live such fast-paced lives with our kids these days, that we sometimes forget the damage that can happen to a... read more »

Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency

Each February the American Dental Association celebrates National Children's Dental Health Month.   This year's theme is "Defeat Monster Mouth."   Dr. Weimer will be sharing information this month regarding children's dental health.  This article, "Are you prepared for a Dental Emergency?" was written by the American Dental Association, and contains fantastic tips to keep handy in case you find... read more »

FastBraces

  Fastbraces® are just that: FAST.  Weimer Family Dentistry is the first dental practice on the Northshore offering Fastbraces® technology.  Patients often see visible improvement in as little as three months to a year.  These braces are more affordable, more comfortable and more convenient.  Approximately 80% of all patients are eligible for Fastbraces and the treatment is an excellent choice... read more »

Have a White Christmas!

Dr. Patrick Weimer is kicking off a Christmas fundraising campaign for the month of December to benefit the Boys & Girls Club in Covington.   His “Have a White Christmas” campaign will run from December 1-31, 2014 with a portion of each whitening kit sale donated to the club.  Dr. Weimer participated in a dental awareness program with the club’s children... read more »

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