When Should I See My Dentist for Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is a common condition that our Roanoke dentist sees each week. Depending on the symptoms and extent of your tooth sensitivity, you may or may not need to see someone about it right away. Here are some things to look for if you notice irritation, tenderness, or sensitive teeth from time to time:

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Visiting The Dentist During COVID Dentist and Patient

How long has it been since you’ve seen our Roanoke dentist? If it’s been longer than your “regular” six-months, you’re not alone. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused people with otherwise healthy teeth and gums to see an uptick in issues like gingivitis, tartar buildup, halitosis, and tooth decay. Not just because they aren’t seeing the…

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Dental Plaque What You Can Do About It Man Flossing

You brush your teeth every night and visit your Roanoke dentist every six months, but you still wake up each day with unpleasant, embarrassing morning breath. The cause of this frustrating phenomenon? Often, it’s dental plaque. Fortunately, there are many steps you can take at home to fight plaque and protect your vibrant smile.

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how to keep your mouth healthy during quarantine

We are all doing our best to adjust to the new reality of quarantining until the threat of coronavirus passes. Between job changes, school closures, and health concerns, it’s important to remember our oral health during this time. Top Roanoke dental office, Semtner Dental, is here to help with oral care tips.

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Holiday Snacking for Healthy Teeth

We know, holiday sweets are irresistible… but they’re also often not so great for your teeth. Those gingerbread lattes and slices of pecan pie aren’t doing your mouth any favors, even if they are festive. Fortunately, it’s surprisingly easy to enjoy holiday snacks that protect your oral health instead of harming your teeth and gums.…

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vaping and oral health blog

We all know that smoking cigarettes cause lasting damage on teeth and gums, but what about vaping? The e-cigarette trend sweeping our nation is relatively new and, as a result, poorly understood. Many people incorrectly believe vaping is better or “healthier” than smoking, but the truth is that vaping poses an enormous threat to the…

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