Category: Dental Tips

Dental hygiene for kids is just as important as it is for adults! It’s never too early to be concerned about your children's dental health. At Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry of Glendale, we do our best to make visiting the dentist a fun and...

The enamel in your teeth is the first and most important layer of protection your teeth have. In order for it to perform its task of protecting the teeth, the enamel must be nurtured properly. Unfortunately, if tooth enamel suffers permanent damage, it cannot be...

Have you noticed the scent of your own breath when you wear a face mask? Does it smell fresh or foul? If you’re wondering how to fight bad breath, Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale can help! Read on to learn more about how...

Did you know that there are over 700 species of microbes living in your mouth? Some of them are friendly, but others can wreak havoc by causing plaque and cavities. At Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry we know that killing bad bacteria is the best...

Canker sores are painful soft tissue lesions that can form on the insides of your lips and cheeks, as well as on your tongue or gums. They usually clear up after one or two weeks, but while they heal, you’ll need to keep your mouth...

Yes, flossing really is necessary! You should be flossing your teeth every day. Of course, you probably expect us to say that, since we’re dentists. At Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry of Peoria, we know that flossing is just as important as brushing when it...

If you are missing teeth, dentures can help you eat and speak normally, as well as smile confidently. Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale are experts in dentures and dental prosthetics. Proper denture care will ensure optimal function and good oral health. When it...

Oral piercings are popular among younger generations because they a form of self-expression. Regular brushing and flossing can help prevent tooth decay and gum disease by ridding the mouth of harmful bacteria. Unfortunately, mouth piercings increase the opportunity for harmful bacteria to pervade in your...