• Teeth Grinding
    If you are waking up with jaw pain, tension headaches, or facial pain, you may be suffering from a condition known as bruxism. This means you could be grinding or Read more
  • Does Your Child Need Endodontic Treatment?
    Baby teeth come with a built-in expiration date. That charming first smile is meant to make way for a healthy, beautiful adult smile. Unfortunately, before they are ready to make Read more
  • Diet and Dental Health: What to eat and what to avoid
    You are probably aware that guzzling soda and drinking those sugary Starbucks Frappuccinos aren’t particularly good for your dental health. But how much thought do you give to the effects Read more
  • The Hazards of Smokeless Tobacco
    Many smokers believe that chewing tobacco is a safer alternative to smoking cigarettes. This simply isn't the case! In fact, smokeless tobacco can cause serious health concerns. Smokeless tobacco comes in Read more
  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At William DeBonis we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter at Read more
  • Double Duty
    If you play a contact sport, you know about mouthguards. You know about the cushioning protection they provide for your teeth. And not just your teeth—mouthguards also help protect your Read more
  • National Brush Day
    October 31—Halloween. Fourth Thursday in November—Thanksgiving. And, in between these two favorite autumn holidays, we have November 1—National Brush Day! Okay, okay. Maybe National Brush Day isn’t quite as well-known as Read more
  • Seal of Approval
    Outside activities? You slather your kids with sunscreen. Biking? You don’t let your child leave the house without a helmet. Youth sports? You provide mouthguards and padding and headgear and Read more
  • Xerostomia: What does that mean anyway?
    Does your mouth always feel like it’s dry? If it does you may be suffering from xerostomia. Xerostomia is defined as dry mouth resulting from reduced or absent saliva flow. Read more
  • Avoid Brushing After Every Single Meal!
    Here is some surprising yet worthwhile advice you might be hearing for the first time: Brushing after a meal can be incredibly bad for your teeth if you do it Read more
  • Smile! It’s Time for Arts & Crafts!
    If you have a child who loves arts and crafts, try some of these creative projects with a dental twist. One of these activities is sure to give your child Read more
  • What's on your fall reading list?
    How better to spend the fall months than inside by the fireplace with a warm cup of cider and a book in hand? the doctor and our team at William Read more
  • Forget Something? It’s on the Tip of Your Tongue!
    Let’s see… Toothbrush? Check. Fluoride toothpaste? Check. Floss? Check. Two minutes of thorough brushing? Check. Careful cleaning around your brackets and wires? Check. Wait… there’s something else… it’s right on the tip of your… Ah! Your tongue! Read more
  • What to do about Sensitive Teeth
    If you suffer from sensitive teeth, you already know the frustration of having a type of pain that is hard to deal with. Because tooth sensitivity is sometimes unpredictable, you Read more
  • Should You Be Concerned about Your Child’s Bad Breath?
    The short answer to this question? Yes. Because your child’s breath is a reflection of his or her oral health, you should talk to the doctor if you notice any Read more
  • Keep Those Teeth Shipshape, Matey!
    September 19th is just around the corner, and you know what that means—Aye, matey, it’s “Talk Like a Pirate Day”! Why do we have a “Talk Like a Pirate Day” Read more