Fluoride Treatment Can Help You Avoid Cavities

Your tooth enamel is made up of a hard-mineral structure that is composed of microscopic crystals. Throughout an average day, the natural bacteria in your mouth and the acidic foods you consume can gradually deplete the mineral’s density. This creates microscopic pores where tooth decay can form. Fortunately, exposing your tooth enamel to fluoride can… Read more »

A Crown Can Be Used to Restore a Chipped Tooth in Your Smile

A chipped tooth in your smile can affect your appearance and leave you feeling socially awkward. If the chip is significant, the tooth might not be a viable candidate for a simple filling. If the chip is significant or if it is in a critical location on the tooth, Dr. might recommend restoring the entire… Read more »

Mouthwash Can Help Your Oral Health

As you may know, some very popular foods could lead to problems with your breath. For that reason—along with a few others—many people tend to use breath mints and chewing gum. While these are useful options, they only mask bad breath without addressing the root of the problem. In other words, if you’re interested in… Read more »

A Severely Decayed Tooth Might Need to Be Removed so It Can Be Replaced by a Bridge

Left unchecked, severe tooth decay on any one of your teeth can pose a serious threat to your oral health and the overall function of your mouth. Sometimes the decay can penetrate so deep into the tooth that it compromises the sensitive internal structures. In extreme cases, the root of the tooth can be so… Read more »

Fluoride Supplements Can Strengthen Tooth Enamel on a Daily Basis

Your tooth enamel is designed to protect the internal structures of your teeth, while also giving you the ability to bite off, chew and grind tough foods. It gets its amazing strength from densely packed microscopic mineral crystals. The density of these mineral crystals helps to prevent the bacteria in your mouth from forming cavities…. Read more »

What to Do About Lost Teeth

It’s easy to lose teeth. In fact, some of the ways people lose teeth are downright comical. From being headbutted by a dog (these are real stories, by the way) to falling off a Segway, it’s a lot easier than you’d think to lose teeth due to trauma to your face. So what are you… Read more »

Renew Your Confidence with a Dental Crown

At the dental practice of Letitia M. Williams, DDS, LLC, we are happy to offer dental crowns for our patients in Union Springs, Alabama, and the neighboring communities. In addition to covering a damaged tooth or a dental implant, a dental crown can be used to help a tooth’s shape or appearance to look more… Read more »

How to Take Proper Care of Your Child’s Smile by Flossing

Flossing is a vital oral hygiene technique that needs to be performed at least once a day, especially on your child’s smile if you want them to have the best oral health possible. However, Dr. and our dental team understands that that might be a difficult task to accomplish if you don’t quite understand how to… Read more »

Is a Smile Makeover on Your Horizon?

At the dental practice of Dr. Letitia M. Williams and our team, we are pleased to offer porcelain and resin dental veneers for our patients in Union Springs, Alabama, and the surrounding areas. Dental veneers are a fairly quick, pleasing and safe fix for front teeth that are less attractive than you would like them to… Read more »

Do You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Are your wisdom teeth bothering you or someone close to you? If so, our team can help. Sadly, wisdom teeth removal is something that almost everyone goes through, but can you recognize the symptoms of a problematic wisdom tooth? Similarly, do you know why some wisdom teeth need to be removed? Luckily, there are a… Read more »