How to Recognize Weak Enamel

Have you heard that your enamel—which is the protective outer layer of your teeth—is actually the hardest substance in your body? Even though your enamel is extremely strong, it can still be damaged. Fortunately, there are a few signs you can look for, and a number of things you could do to keep your enamel… Read more »

What to Do in a Dental Disaster

During a natural disaster, it’s best to have a plan so you can be prepared and less stressed and scared. It’s the same with a dental disaster. If you have a plan, dental emergencies don’t seem as terrifying or overwhelming. So, our team encourages you to create a plan to use during a dental disaster…. Read more »

Get a Crowning Smile to Welcome the Holidays

Make sure you welcome your friends and family this holiday season with a bright smile on your face. If you’re dreading smiling for the new family photo because of a bad tooth, our skilled dentist can help. Dental crowns can repair or restore a damaged or decayed tooth in many different ways: – Weak teeth:… Read more »

The Reasons Why Dental Checkups Are Important

As you may already know, dental checkups are extremely important. In fact, they are vital for good oral health. But do you ever wonder why they are so important? If so, our team is more than happy to help you! Dental checkups and cleanings are vital because of these three reasons: Reason No. 1: Your… Read more »

Toothbrush Care: A Few Facts

As you probably know, brushing your teeth is an extremely important part of your oral hygiene routine. You may have also heard that brushing your teeth can actually help you protect the health of your entire body. If you don’t brush well, you may experience a number of issues–but did you know that if you… Read more »

Dental Veneers: A Few Facts

Are you familiar with dental veneers? As you may know, these thin shells are bonded to your pearly whites to give you a healthy, attractive smile. In fact,dental veneers can be used to correct crooked teeth, to whiten your smile, or to close small gaps in your mouth. Dental veneers are stain resistant and durable—but… Read more »

Helpful First-Aid Tips to Offer Care for an Injured Tongue

It’s relatively common for someone to nip their lip while eating or chewing. This rarely results in any significant injury. However, there are times when a fall or blow to the face has made someone seriously injure their lip. If your tongue is bleeding excessively, or if you’ve suffered additional oral trauma, your dentist, Dr…. Read more »

Why ClearCorrect™ Might Be the Right Alignment System for Your Smile

At the dental practice of  Dr. John S. Grisham and our team in Littleton, New Hampshire, are excited to offer ClearCorrect™ clear aligners for our patients who are looking for a straighter, more attractive smile. Have you been wanting a smile makeover but are self-conscious about wearing traditional braces in this stage of your life? If… Read more »

A Bridge Can Restore a Knocked Out Tooth

Participating in high-contact sports is not without its risks. While the occasional bump or bruise might be expected, there are times when more serious injuries can occur. If you participate in contact sports without wearing a high-quality mouthguard, there is a high risk that one of your teeth can be knocked out. In many cases,… Read more »

Between Your Teeth

You probably know that there are a few things you should do every day if you’re interested in preserving a healthy, attractive smile. Flossing, which may be overlooked more frequently than brushing is, is important because food caught between your teeth can lead to decay. But, as you know, there are a few options available… Read more »