What is Root Canal Treatment?

Root canal treatment is a beneficial restorative dental procedure that restores the health and function of a tooth that is severely decayed, damaged or injured. This treatment is oftentimes needed when a dental filling, dental crown or other dental restoration is not viable. If you think you can benefit from a root canal treatment, then… Read more »

Oral Cancer Success Rates Improve With Early Detection

A healthy mouth relies on more than just strong teeth and gums. Your mouth and throat have complex structures that play an important role in your essential oral function. A problem in one of these areas can significantly impact the healthy function of your mouth and can sometimes be life-threatening. Maintaining good oral health starts… Read more »

Look to Cosmetic Dentistry for a Flawless Smile

Are you nervous about your smile? Do you wish you had a smile that made you feel better about yourself? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people look for ways to improve their appearance; including their smile. Our dentist, MedPlex Dental in Orlando, Florida, cares about your well-being and is happy to share… Read more »

Redefine Your Smile With a Better Oral Health Repertoire

When you are ready to improve your oral health, begin setting forth effective treatment plans to help improve your smile and strengthen your teeth and gums through better lifestyle habits, which includes looking through all the various options you have to improve your oral health care. Listed below are common tips for improving your oral… Read more »

Tips on Maintaining a Strong and Healthy Smile When Stressed

Are you stressed? If so, your smile and oral health can be impacted. That’s right: Stress can cause canker sores, gum recession, jaw pain, and more. This is why it’s very important to keep your smile in mind and do all you can to maintain a top-notch oral health when you’re stressed in , …. Read more »

How to Care for Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush plays a key role in your oral health. If the instrument is not taken care of, your teeth will not receive the proper care they need. Caring for your toothbrush is easy. Here are some basic guidelines to follow: – Swap out your old toothbrush for a new one out every 3-4 months…. Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs Treatment to Prevent Tooth Decay

Sometimes a chipped tooth doesn’t cause immediate sensitivity or pain. If the tooth in question doesn’t appear in your smile, you might be tempted to forgo professional treatment at Dr. Matilde Castellini’s dental office. Unfortunately, this could prove to be unwise. As time goes by the damaged textures in the tooth enamel could start to… Read more »

Getting Rid of Bad Breath

Having bad breath can harm your self-esteem and confidence. If you suffer from bad breath, which is also called halitosis, there are several things you can do at home to reduce or eliminate it. Brush & Floss To help ward off bad breath, be sure that you brush your teeth twice a day and floss… Read more »

Beyond the Brush: More Things You Can Do For Your Smile

There is much more to mouth health than simply brushing your teeth. Luckily, it is easy to integrate these simple habits into a tooth-healthy lifestyle. Floss: A daily companion to brushing, flossing should happen every day for 2-3 minutes. It does not matter if it happens before or after brushing, as long as it gets… Read more »

Dental Crowns: Your Questions Answered

What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth to protect it and to restore its strength, shape, and size. The dental crown will cover the entire visible part of the tooth once it is placed. Do I need a dental crown? There are several reasons… Read more »