Multiple Teeth Lost to Cavities Replaced by a Partial Denture

Individuals who skip their dental checkups or do not brush and floss on a regular basis are at increased risk of suffering from tooth decay and gum disease. In some of these cases, untreated cavities can lead to the loss of multiple teeth. Rather than trying to live with lost... Read more »

Make Sure Your Child’s Toothpaste Is Recognized by the American Dental Association

It’s important to note that you can start brushing and flossing your child’s teeth as soon as they emerge from the gums. Not only is this important for maintaining the health of their mouth, but it is also an essential first step toward instilling the kind of good oral hygiene... Read more »

A Regularly Scheduled Dental Checkup Is Critical for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

The health of your mouth and your basic oral functions rely on several different factors. These factors impact your teeth, gums, tongue, throat, and other soft oral tissues. If any of the parts of your mouth are compromised by tooth decay, periodontal disease, infection, or oral cancer you can experience significant... Read more »

Is Teeth Whitening Right for My Smile?

If you have attempted to whiten your teeth in the past, but have been disappointed with the outcome, you may be wondering what else you could try or if teeth whitening is even right for your smile. To help you achieve a smile you love, our dentist and team offer... Read more »

Visit Your Dentist About Tooth Hazard Treatments

  Not only should you prepare for tooth hazards that can potentially cause dental damage, but you should also have treatment plans ready if an accident or any type of oral injury should arise. This is important because the key to recovery often depends on the first few moments after... Read more »

Ask Your Dentist These Three Questions About Dental Crowns

Dental crowns, though popular, are still widely obscure for many patients, who may be missing out on a useful tooth restoration. Your dentist can provide detailed and customized information about dental crowns. In the meantime, Dr. Bruce Speake is pleased to provide general answers to the three big questions about... Read more »

Things a Dental Veneer Can Do

Are you interested in helping your teeth and smile with a dental veneer? If so, good for you! A dental veneer can help you reach your smile goals. The best thing to do is call our office and schedule an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Bruce Speake, so you can... Read more »

Should You Have A Bridge or Implant?

Filling in the gaps in your smile has obvious cosmetic advantages. However, if you are missing teeth, plaque and bacteria can make their homes on your gums, promoting gum disease and damage to your other teeth. Empty spaces allow your remaining teeth to drift out of alignment, and as a... Read more »

The Basics of Cleaning Your Teeth

You have been brushing your teeth for years now. It’s practically second nature. You put a glob of toothpaste on your toothbrush, run it over your teeth, and you’re done, right? Well, even though the art of brushing your teeth is not very complicated, it does require a little time... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Bruce Speake DDS PA, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry... Read more »