Types Of Toothbrushes

Which one should you choose?     Toothbrush – A small brush with a long handle, used for cleaning the teeth. A simple and straight forward definition for an oral hygiene tool that comes in so many different shapes and sizes. With so many types of toothbrushes available, how do you know which kind of […]

Digital Dental Photography

Utilizing digital photography in the dental office is a tool that Dr. Leslie Anthony uses with each patient. Some benefits of using digital photography are Diagnosis and treatment planning Enhanced patient communication and education Shade determination and communication with the dental lab Before and after documentation For our patient records we take 6 photos from […]

Dental Sealants

What are dental sealants? Having and maintaining a healthy mouth and beautiful smile is not a matter of good luck, it’s a matter of consistent healthy oral habits practiced daily. Brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing daily, and seeing Dr. Leslie Anthony every six months for preventative checkups are good habits to have to […]

Digital Dental X-Rays

    What are digital dental X-rays? Dental X-rays create an image that looks beyond the surface of the teeth and gums. In traditional radiography, an X-ray machine produces a form of radiation in the shape of a beam that is directed to a specific area of the mouth. The beam passes through the body […]

Diabetes and your dental health

What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired and the body cannot properly control the amount of sugar in the blood. If you or someone you love lives with diabetes, you know that diabetes can wreak havoc on the entire body. […]

Sjögren’s syndrome

  Sjögren’s disease Sjögren’s (show-grins) syndrome is a systemic autoimmune disease.  It is one of the most common autoimmune diseases, affecting as many as 4 million Americans. It is characterized by inflammation and dysfunction of the glands that produce saliva and tears. Although it can occur in all age groups and genders, nine out of […]

Teeth Whitening

        Are your pearly whites a little less pearly….and white than you would like them to be? Do you wish for a brighter smile but are unsure of which teeth whitening method is right for you? Have no fear, Dr. Leslie Anthony can help you with all of your whitening needs. There […]

Periodontal Disease

What is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease also known as gum disease is an inflammatory disease that affects primarily the gums.  Types of disease range from a gum infection that causes swelling and bleeding of the gums all the way to more severe damage and bone loss around the tooth. It is estimated that over 64 […]