When It Comes to Gum Health, Your Toothbrush Technique Matters

You have no doubt been told many times that it’s important to brush your teeth twice a day, but did you know that toothbrushing affects your gum health as well as your teeth? Tooth brushing helps you to maintain good oral hygiene and prevent bacteria levels that cause gum disease.... Read more »

Fighting Decay the Fairy Way

A child’s first lost tooth can be one of the most magical times of childhood. For many, if not most, it means a visit from the Tooth Fairy is near. This mythical fairy is believed to have begun in the United States in the early 1900s and has been a... Read more »

Protect Your Teeth with a Mouthguard

There are plenty of sports and activities that would be much safer with mouthguards.  Not surprisingly, studies show that mouth injuries happen most often when athletes are without a mouthguard. Typical injuries to those without a mouthguard are cuts to the mouth and tongue, broken teeth, and jaw damage.  ... Read more »

Don’t Neglect Your Oral Health When You Are Sick

Having a cold or flu doesn't just impact your body, but can affect your oral health too. Taking care of both is important at this time. You may not think your daily brushing and flossing routine is a priority while you are sick, but you'd be incorrect. In fact, cleaning... Read more »

Denture Adhesive Can Attach Removable Dentures to the Underlying Gums

Complete and partial dentures designed at ODonnell Family Dentistry’s clinic are typically created to match the specific shape and contours of your existing gum structure. This close fit should help secure the removable dental appliance in your mouth with the sufficient strength to help you bite, chew, and grind food.... Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Cosmetic Dentistry

Are you aware of the benefits that cosmetic dentistry can give you to enhance and repair your smile? Numerous oral health care procedures and treatments exist within cosmetic dentistry to ensure any dental damage, oral accidents, or oral injuries that you have suffered can be repaired to give you a... Read more »

Dental Crowns: The Things to Know

A dental crown is a handy restoration that looks just like a natural tooth. In fact, it’s a tooth-shaped cap that replaces your tooth enamel and restores your oral health and smile. To tell you a little more about this dental restoration, our dentist, Dr. David O'Donnell, is happy to... Read more »

What Adolescent Checkups Look Like

To prep for your visit for your young child, please deliberate on the following before your checkup. During your child's visit, Dr. David O'Donnell and the staff at ODonnell Family Dentistry will inspect your child's mouth for signs of baby bottle tooth decay, like spotting on the chompers and red,... Read more »

Invisalign Aligners for a Beautiful Smile

Invisalign is a combination of two words: “invisible” and “align”, and it truly does just that. The Invisalign system is composed of a set of clear aligners which are designed to fix your malocclusion without the need for braces. Each aligner snugly suits your unique bite and steadily changes its... Read more »

Cleaning Your Dentures

Your dentures are allowing you to eat and speak normally and comfortably once again. They have also restored the beauty of your smile. To enjoy the benefits of your dentures long term, it is imperative that you take good care of them. Dr. David O'Donnell and our team are happy... Read more »