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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How Can Dentures Help You?

Would you be surprised to hear that a form of dentures existed 2,000 years ago? As you may suppose, these dentures weren’t as cosmetically appealing as dentures are today. In fact, today’s dentures are actually designed to offer a beautiful option for anyone who is missing teeth, regardless of age. Dentures are designed to look like your natural teeth, while... read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with These Cavity-Prevention Tips

A cavity in your tooth is formed when your tooth enamel is worn down so much that a hole in your tooth forms. As bacteria begin to pile up in your mouth, it forms a sticky layer called plaque, which needs to be removed via saliva or an oral health care method such as brushing or flossing. If left unchecked,... read more »