Mouth Habits To End (Now)

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From brushing too hard to drinking multiple sodas a day, teeth bear the brunt of common routines. So, it’s important to be vigilant. Take the common habits below and try to implement our favorite solutions to keep your teeth, mouth and gums…
SureSmile Aligners

Introducing the SureSmile Orthodontic Aligner at Vacendak Dentistry

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For adults looking for a better smile, Vacendak Dentistry is pleased to offer SureSmile orthodontic aligners, a nearly invisible alternative to braces for people with moderately crooked teeth, underbites, overbites, and even malocclusion.…

It’s Not Luck – How Good Habits Create Great Teeth

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Sometimes, we see friends, family and even strangers with amazing teeth and think - “Wow they’re so lucky!” But really, it’s the exact opposite. Having good oral health isn’t about luck! It’s about forming good oral hygiene habitsIf…

Hygiene Tips for Kissable Lips

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Valentine's Day is your mouth’s moment to shine! From the “Kiss Me” messages on mini candy hearts to romantic songs on the radio, a kiss is probably on your list this year. Before cozying up to your loved one make your mouth extra…

New Year, New Mouth

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With the new year here, you’ve probably already decided your New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like us, you may focus on improving your health in the new year. Just don’t forget the importance of improving oral health habits at the…

Are Veneers Right For You? 

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Looking at models in magazines and actors on TV may lead you to believe one thing about teeth: That people naturally have a bright white and straight smile. But that isn’t the case. Often, the perfected grins you see on everyone from movie…

What to Do About Chipped Teeth

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Spring sports and activities are here, which means that the risk of getting hit and chipping a tooth is increasing by the day! However, even those who don’t participate in soccer or baseball can end up with chipped teeth, especially If your…

Options for Missing Teeth

If you have missing teeth, you are not alone. Many people, especially as they age, lose their teeth to decay, bone resorption, and different types of oral trauma and injuries. Missing teeth not only affect your appearance, they can also…

Amalgam vs. Composite: A Tale of Two Fillings

Dental patients in need of a filling face the choice between an amalgam metallic alloy or composite resin filling. These filling classes are often referred to as “silver” and “white” because of the distinctive color variation. There…

What are my options for replacing a missing tooth?

Did you know that on average, adults between 20 and 64 have three or more decayed or missing teeth?  Besides being a cosmetic issue, large spaces between teeth can affect speaking and eating.  Teeth adjacent to the missing tooth will move…