Oral Hygiene for Toddlers

It’s very important to care for your toddler’s smile. If you don’t, there is a good chance they can suffer dental cavities and a poor oral health. This can result in tooth pain and the need for one or more dental treatments. It’s best to just take care of their smile in the first place. To help you do so,... read more »

Treatments for Bad Breath

Do you suffer from bad breath? If so, you’re probably wondering how to treat it. You’re like many others who dislike the inconvenience and discomfort associated with bad breath. Bad breath can be a symptom of a simple oral hygiene problem or it can be a symptom of a major dental problem, like gum disease. If you have persistent bad... read more »

How to Treat Tooth Sensitivity

Do you have sensitive teeth? If so, you are likely looking for a way to relieve the sensitivity. You’re not alone. Many people find sensitivity to be annoying, painful, and quite inconvenient. To find the best results possible, it’s best to treat the cause of the sensitivity rather than the symptoms. To help you do so, our dentist, Dr. Samuel... read more »

How to Go the Extra Mile for Your Smile

Are you an overachiever? If so, then our Lighthouse Dental & Orthodontics team is happy to help you go the extra mile for your smile! Brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, and visiting your dentist every six months are all great and important tasks for your smile. However, there are more things you can do to keep your... read more »

The Tips You Need to Keep Your Gums From Receding

Gum recession is a common dental issue that is painful and irritating. It also takes the beauty away from your smile. It’s a problem that involves your gums moving away from your teeth, exposing your tooth roots and creating gum pockets. This often causes tooth sensitivity and infection. It’s best to prevent this dental issue as much as possible. You... read more »

All You Need to Know About Teeth-Whitening Treatment

If you’re about to enhance your smile’s appearance with teeth-whitening treatment, then our Lighthouse Dental & Orthodontics team would like to tell you what to expect so you are prepared in the dental chair! When you come into our office to meet with your dentist, Dr. Samuel Richey, you can expect to undergo the following steps: Step 1: First, your... read more »