Why Is Periodontal Maintenance Necessary?

At Trinity Dental, Dr. Robert A. Berkowitz and our team are happy to help our patients in Anderson, South Carolina, and the surrounding communities achieve healthy smiles. While the early stages of gum disease respond well to improved oral hygiene, such as toothbrushing, flossing, and oral rinsing, if gum disease is... Read more »

The Oral Hygiene Shopping List that Will Help Your Smile

If you’re not sure which oral hygiene products to purchase at the store, then our Trinity Dental Center team is more than happy to help you! It’s best to purchase the following five products if you want a strong, healthy, and beautiful smile: -Toothbrush: A soft-bristled toothbrush is the best... Read more »

Oral Health and Dental Care: All You Need to Know About Thrush

Have you ever heard of thrush? If not, you have now! Thrush is a dental issue that can be caused by stress, illnesses, and medication. The issue begins when the balance between your oral bacteria, fungus, and microorganisms become disrupted. When this happens, the fungus in your mouth, also known... Read more »

All About Dental Implants

It is not uncommon for people to require at least one tooth replacement in their lifetime. While there are many restoration options, one of the best is dental implants. Implants have revolutionized restorative dentistry, and may be the best option for your replacement needs. The reason dental implants are such... Read more »

The Benefit of Your Regular Dental Checkup

Dr. Robert Berkowitz and the American Dental Associations recommend that you have a dental checkup and cleaning twice a year. There are a few different facets involved in the dental check up performed by the Dr. Robert Berkowitz. The checkup begins with a dental cleaning procedure. A hygienist will use... Read more »

Problems With a Loose Bridge

When Dr. Robert Berkowitz installed your bridge he securely cemented both ends onto the abutments formed from the neighboring teeth. While the cement is designed to anchor the bridge firmly for a long time to come, it’s also not unheard of for a blow to the face, a hard fall... Read more »

What Happens When Gum Disease is Left Untreated?

If you had a large cut on your knee that went untreated, it would probably become infected and result in more serious health concerns. The same is true for gum disease. If you don’t treat your gum disease, it will only get worse and cause more issues for your mouth... Read more »

Cleaning Your New Crown as Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

A crown effectively restores the enamel layer of a damaged or severely decayed tooth with an artificial material. Most crowns are made from gold, base metals or porcelain, which are not subject to tooth decay. However, your crown will still need to be part of your daily oral hygiene routine.... Read more »

Is an Abscessed Tooth Hurting You?

Are you possibly suffering from an abscessed tooth, also known as a periapical abscess? If so, then you are feeling the effects of a pocket of pus (a thick, yellowish fluid) caused by a bacterial infection in your tooth. An abscessed tooth develops when the nerve of a tooth is dying... Read more »

Don’t Let Dry Mouth Make You Miserable

Dry mouth is a condition that is quite common, and happens when saliva produced is decreased by the salivary glands in the mouth. Since saliva helps prevent tooth decay by neutralizing acids produced by bacteria and by limiting bacterial growth, it is essential to good oral health. It also washes... Read more »