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The Pros and Cons of Dental Veneers

Are you considering dental veneers? You’re not alone. Around 1 in 5 (17%) Americans have cosmetic dental work performed, with veneers being among the most requested treatments. These thin shells, custom-made to cover the front surface of teeth, offer a fast way to achieve your dream smile. However, like many dental procedures, only some people … Continued

Antibiotic Stewardship in Dentistry

The careful use of antibiotics is essential in fighting the rise of antibiotic resistance, a growing issue that could make these crucial medications less effective. In dentistry, practicing antibiotic stewardship—prescribing antibiotics only when truly needed and in the correct amounts—is vital for maintaining the effectiveness of treatments and safeguarding patients’ health. At Caputo Dental, we … Continued

Quick Fixes with Cosmetic Bonding

A bright, balanced smile can improve self-esteem and make a positive impression on friends, family, and colleagues. Unfortunately, very few people naturally have perfect teeth. Cosmetic bonding is a quick, effective solution that can address various dental imperfections, from chipped teeth to gaps and discoloration, giving you the smile of your dreams. Here’s everything you … Continued

Fluoride and Children: How Much Is Too Much?

When it comes to the health of our children, every parent wants to make the right choices, especially about things such as drinking water and toothpaste. Fluoride, a mineral found in most municipal water supplies and dental products, strengthens teeth and prevents cavities. However, there’s a fine line between just enough and too much. Research … Continued

Understanding Dental Phobia

Feeling worried about dental visits? You’re not the only one. Approximately 36% of Americans are afraid of dental treatments, with 12% experiencing an extreme fear. Postponing or avoiding regular dental care due to fear can lead to increased risks of gum disease and early tooth loss and negatively impact your overall health. Keeping up with … Continued

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