How Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth

You know vitamins and minerals are an important part of a healthy diet, but do you know how they affect your teeth? While vitamins play an important role in oral health, too much of a good thing can be bad. Here are our Tampa dentist’s recommendations regarding vitamins and minerals for oral health. Vitamins and […]

How Sugar Destroys Your Teeth

You know that sugar is bad for your teeth, but do you know why? Learn how sugar harms your teeth and overall health. Sugar attracts bad bacteria Bacteria live all over your body, including in your mouth. Some bacteria are beneficial (like the beneficial bacteria found in fermented foods including yogurt), while other bacteria are […]

Can Gum Actually Help to Clean Your Teeth?

Normally, dentists aren’t big fans of sugary substances like gum and candies. But there are some gums that are good for you because they help clean your teeth. Here’s what you need to know about gum that could be good for you. Gum That’s Good For You Before you cheer the big news, let us […]

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Dental X-rays are an important part of your oral health. They allow our dentist to examine the interior of your teeth, so we can spot problems such as cavities, impaction, and tooth decay. By fixing these problems quickly — with the help of x-rays — we can take better care of your teeth and your […]

EZ-Align: Custom Series of Aligners

Straight teeth are an important component of a healthy natural smile, yet many people put off braces because they don’t think they can afford them. Others worry that braces will be painful. The good news is, the industry has changed and braces are no longer the only — or even the best — option. At […]

Secrets to a Healthier Smile

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. To make sure their impression is positive and to take care of your health, learn the secrets of a healthier smile. 1. See Your Dentist We may be biased about this, but dental care is an important part of a healthy smile! Most […]

COVID-19 Updates

Update: 10/15/2020 We hope that this update finds you and your family doing well! We wanted to touch base once again to thank you for your patience, support and flexibility with all the changes that COVID-19 has brought to us. Your trust in us is unparalleled and we are beyond grateful. As we continue to […]

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Options for Nervous Patients

At Weninger Dentistry, our mission is to help all our patients feel comfortable receiving dental care. If you are nervous about visiting the dentist due to a past bad experience or fear of dentists, don’t worry. Here are the ways that we make nervous patients feel comfortable receiving dental care. Oral Sedation Sedation works well […]

Ways to Minimize the Chances of Mouth Sores

Mouth sores can be unpleasant and unsightly. Fortunately they can be prevented. Learn best practices to reduce the development of common types of mouth sores. Common Types of Mouth Sores You may be wondering what our Tampa dentist means when we say mouth sores. Here are a few common examples: Cold sore – oral sore […]

How to Floss with Braces

Flossing is important to your oral hygiene, but it’s a lot more difficult to do when you’ve got braces. Learn the best way to floss with braces, so you can keep your teeth healthy. Traditional Flossing While traditional flossing is tricky if you have braces, it can be done. Start with a piece of floss […]