How to Have an Attractive Smile for Valentine’s Day

If you want a more attractive smile for Valentine’s Day, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentists, Dr. Daniel Merrill, is happy to discuss the ways you can achieve a more beautiful smile for that special day. There are many treatments available that can help you reach your smile goals. Those treatments are: -Teeth whitening: Teeth... read more »

Bad Work Habits That Can Harm Your Smile

As you work in your office or cubicle, you most likely participate in habits that can harm your smile. In fact, little, simple, and mindless habits can damage your teeth and gums more than you might realize. This is why your dentists, Dr. Daniel Merrill, encourages you to keep your smile in mind while you work and avoid these habits... read more »

Correcting Issues That Arise with Diabetes and Your Smile

Were you aware of the relationship that exists between diabetes and your oral health care? Just as your oral health can negatively affect your diabetes, so too can your diabetes negatively affect your oral heath. If you suffer from diabetes, you are more likely to experience conditions such as dry mouth. Dry mouth occurs when saliva production in your mouth... read more »

Daily Oral Care Should Include Cleaning Your Crown

If you have a tooth that has a large cavity or severe damage, Dr. Daniel Merrill at Merrill Dental may recommend treating the problem with a dental crown. During this process, the tooth’s enamel is removed to reveal the dentin, which is then covered with a durable material. It’s important to remember that your crown still needs to be brushed... read more »

Treating Your Bad Breath

Halitosis, is another name for bad breath which is unpleasant odors from your mouth. Often, halitosis is caused by bacteria in your mouth, although it can be caused by other health issues. Some medications, produce dry mouth as a side effect. Dry mouth occurs when your mouth lacks the saliva necessary to keep it safe from harmful acids and plaque... read more »

The Link Between Your Age and Oral Health

Did you know, your age can determine your oral health? Well, it’s true! No matter how old you are, you can be subjected to tooth decay and other oral health problems. That is why, our professional team here at Merrill Dental in West Chester, Ohio, is happy to talk to you about how your age can affect your oral health.... read more »

Get Your Oral Cancer Screening Today!

Cancer can be frightening, especially when you are caught off guard. Luckily, you can have an oral cancer screening with your dentists when you go in for a checkup. Dental screenings can save your life, which is why it’s important to also know other symptoms associated with oral cancer. Did you know, oral cancer screenings take place during your semiannual... read more »

Do You Know How to Improve Your Oral Health by Preventing Dental Erosion?

Dental erosion is an oral health disorder generally characterized by the destruction of the tooth enamel by harmful acids in your mouth. Although brushing and flossing your teeth daily are effective methods for keeping your mouth clean, the foods and drinks you consume can cause dental erosion long before cleaning products can be given, and can potentially lead to pulp... read more »

Give Yourself A Flawless Smile With Dental Veneers

Do you ever feel self-conscious or embarrassed about your smile? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people find themselves feeling nervous about smiling because of the flaws their smile has. That is why our team here at Merrill Dental in West Chester, Ohio, is happy to talk to you about dental veneers and why it has become a... read more »

Tongue Scraper: What You Should Know

Do you brush and floss your teeth regularly? Do you schedule two appointments with our team every year? Do you ever wonder if there’s anything else you should consider doing to keep your teeth healthy and strong? In reality, there are other options you can consider, such as cleaning your tongue regularly. Still, if you’ve ever tried to brush your... read more »