Seven Bad Oral Hygiene Habits to Break in 2017

With the new year comes New Year’s Resolutions. You may resolve to eat healthier, exercise more, or read more books. A New Year’s Resolution to make and keep is to improve your brushing habits. Improving your oral hygiene can in turn improve your oral health. Below are seven bad brushing... Read more »

We can Use Fillings and Crowns to Repair Tooth Decay

Cavities are tooth decay that chews a hole in your tooth enamel, the outer layer of your teeth. If you don’t brush and floss consistently, a sticky film of bacteria, called plaque, can form on your teeth. These bacteria make acid that eats at your teeth from the sugars you... Read more »

Dental Checkup FAQ

Regular dental visits are important no matter what your age. About 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year, even though regular dental cleanings and exams and proper oral hygiene can prevent most oral disease. Below are some frequently asked questions about going to the dentist. What are... Read more »

Some Tooth Trivia to Help You Smile

At Trinity Dental Center Robert Berkowitz and our team want our patients in Anderson, South Carolina, to know how important their smile is. Your smile consists of several components working together to help you function effectively. You have your teeth, gums, cheeks, tongue, throat, and saliva production making up this... Read more »

The Facts About Cavities

Did you know that cavities are simply another name for tooth decay? Fortunately, the number of cavities Americans have every year has decreased significantly. This is due in large part to increased awareness of the importance of oral health, including brushing and flossing to prevent cavities. But tooth decay is... Read more »

Amalgam and Composite Fillings

Unfortunately, there are times when even the most consistent daily oral hygiene routine is still not enough to prevent the pervasive bacteria in your mouth from causing a cavity. If you notice a tooth suffering from heightened sensitivity or a change in your tooth’s texture, you shouldn’t delay in calling... Read more »

Let Us Restore Your Fresh Breath

With the holidays around the corner, will your breath prevent you from interacting with the people you love? If so, you are not alone. Issues with the breath are actually fairly common, and they can make social interactions unnecessarily unnerving. The good news is, bad breath, also known as halitosis,... Read more »

Crowns Often Restore Large Cavities

Cavities form on your teeth when an inadequate oral hygiene routine fails to remove residual food particles and plaque from your smile. This allows the natural bacteria in your mouth to exploit textured or compromised areas of tooth enamel to form a cavity. If a cavity is detected and treated... Read more »

Dentures Through the Ages

Dentures have been around for a surprisingly long time. Nearly as long as civilization, as far as the archaeologists have been able to tell. Each culture has seen the need to replace missing teeth, so many different methods have been created. Primitive dentures from 1500 B.C. Egypt have been discovered,... Read more »

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 »