Reinvent Your Smile with Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

  Enhancing your smile means taking care of your teeth as best you can. Not only should you be making the necessary steps to avoid products that can easily destroy your smile, but you need to think about how these hazards can cause dental damage and how to prevent damage from occurring. Only by assessing your oral health and any... read more »

Understanding Dental Crowns

When a minor defect in a tooth is repaired with metallic amalgam or composite resin, the dental filling is meant to last for many years. If you consistently struggle to maintain good oral hygiene practices, or you fail to attend a regularly scheduled dental checkup with Dr. Letitia M. Williams you could suffer a new cavity on the previously repaired... read more »

How Can I Care for My Smile for a Lifetime?

If you want a strong and healthy smile for a lifetime, then our dentist, Dr. Letitia M. Williams, has some tips for you. Now, this might seem like a lot of work, but it’s easier than you think. All you need to do is get in the habit of caring for your smile and it can start to come naturally... read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Preserve the Health of Your Premolars and Molars

Efficient oral function typically relies on the premolars and molars in the back of your mouth to chew and grind food before swallowing. To aid in this effort the biting surfaces of these teeth often have deep textures in the tooth enamel. These areas can gradually start to trap food residue and plaque deposits which could foster large cavities. To... read more »

Here’s How to Help Your Child Prevent Weak Tooth Enamel

Your child’s tooth enamel is the little shell they need to protect the internal structures of the teeth. When it’s weakened, there are many dental problems that can occur. So, it’s important to do all you can to keep your child’s little chompers in tip-top shape, and that’s by preventing weak tooth enamel. Sadly, there are many things that can... read more »

Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

You probably only use your toothbrush twice a day. The rest of the day, it probably doesn’t even cross your mind. And why should it? It has one job to do, and as long as that job gets done, no harm no foul, right? The truth is that even though your toothbrush doesn’t need a tune-up or a software update,... read more »

What Are the Benefits of Dental Health Treatments for Diabetes Patients?

If you suffer from diabetes, your mouth could also be in harm’s way. Did you know that diabetes plans can be enacted strictly for improving your oral health care? Although diabetes only occurs in roughly one and every 10 people within the United States, it can have drastic and dramatic effects and negative consequences on your oral health should the... read more »

The Finer Details of Toothaches

A toothache refers to pain that arises when nerves within your pulp, which is located in the roots of your teeth, are damaged. This can be caused by an oral accident or injury, bad oral hygiene, tooth loss including extractions, or an infection. In some instances, the pain may be felt in the mouth, face, ear, and jaw Toothaches usually... read more »

Oral Emergencies and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

Preparing for oral emergencies is often as critical as the actual treatment is if the worst should ever take place. Even though trivial accidents such as biting your lip may seem inconsequential, they can potentially have lasting effects on your smile and could lead to infections if not addressed quickly. Thus, treat all oral emergencies the same, even ones that... read more »

Are there Natural Remedies for Teeth Whitening?

Teeth whitening is one of the most general cosmetic procedures we offer at Letitia M. Williams, DDS, LLC! Those who are on a tight budget, however, may look for natural remedies to teeth whitening. Found online or in magazines, there are many do-it-yourself whitening techniques and ideas recommended. This can include household items that carry malic acid or lactic acids... read more »