Bridge The Gaps in Your Smile

Missing teeth can make you look older, and feel self conscious about your appearance. A full set of teeth will enable you to speak and eat more effectively, and can make you look younger. Gaps in your smile give bacteria and plaque extra places to breed and accumulate. Filling those... Read more »

Fluoride Supplements Can Help Maintain the Strength of Your Tooth Enamel Between Dental Checkups

The mineral density of your tooth enamel plays an important role in the overall health of your teeth. Poor oral hygiene practices and acidic beverages can gradually deplete the microscopic mineral crystals of your tooth enamel. As this happens your teeth can become increasingly vulnerable to cavities and tooth sensitivity... Read more »

Whitening Your Teeth At Home and in Our Office

Everyone wants a bright, white smile. While there are products and procedures designed to whiten your teeth, there are things that you can do every day to make sure that your teeth remain as bright and as healthy as possible. Certain foods can discolor your teeth. Marinara, or spaghetti sauce;... Read more »

Keep Your Smile in Tip-Top Shape This Summer By Doing These Things

Summer is a fun time for all. However, sometimes it can be hard on your smile, especially if you don’t take good care of it. This is why you need to keep your smile in mind while you enjoy the sunshine. To help you, Dr. Michael J Leahy and our... Read more »

Tips and Techniques for Ending Thumb Sucking Habits with Your Child

Although thumb sucking in children is an entirely natural habit that children can develop, to protect a child’s teeth, it should be prevented over the long term. For more information about thumb sucking, consider the following tips and techniques for ending thumb sucking habits with your child: - Children who... Read more »

Why Are Oral Cancer Screenings So Vital?

Why are oral cancer screenings so vital? As with most forms of cancer, early detection is the best treatment to ensure a successful recovery is possible. In America, there are over 40,000 people diagnosed with oral cancer every single year. Listed below are some of the most commonly found links... Read more »

Fulfill Your Fantasy for a Full Smile with Dental Bridge Tooth Replacement Therapy

Fulfill your fantasy of a full smile with dental bridge tooth replacement therapy. Dental bridges are designed to be easily placed in your mouth in areas where you have lost teeth. Unlike dentures, dental bridges are permanent fixtures in your mouth that will not run the risk of falling out... Read more »

Which Is Better: Dental Crowns or Dental Veneers?

With all the options available for our oral health care treatment these days, it can sometimes be daunting trying to figure out which dental procedures and treatments would work best for you. In the case of tooth restorations, dental crowns and dental veneers are two of the best. However, which... Read more »

Always Check Your Smile for Gum Disease Symptoms

Always check your smile for signs of gum disease. Does it look like your teeth are getting longer or your gums are becoming rosier with color? If you have not been caring for them with a suitable amount of attention, it is possible you are beginning to experience signs of... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Michael J Leahy DDS, 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 »