Fluoride Can Help Reverse Enamel Erosion

As you go about your day, the bacteria living in your mouth and the acidic foods and beverages you consume can weaken your tooth enamel. Over time, the resulting enamel erosion can deplete the mineral structure of your teeth, creating microscopic textures that can harbor tooth decay and lead to tooth sensitivity. Exposing your teeth… Read more »

A Dental Bleaching Treatment Can Whiten Deeply Stained Teeth

A stained smile can leave you feeling self-conscious and wanting to explore your whitening options. Our dentist has extensive training and experience to help you find the best method for meeting your whitening goals.   Most of the whitening products sold in stores are only strong enough to whiten minor surface stains, but some whitening… Read more »

You Should Never Use Your Teeth as Tools

At one point or another we are all faced with a plastic bag that refuses to open or a piece of string that needs to be cut, yet there’s no scissors at hand. While Dr. knows the temptation to use your teeth as a tool is great, still strongly warns against it. Your teeth have… Read more »

Why You Need Regular Checkups

Regular checkups with Dr. are integral to the health of your teeth. Your teeth play such a huge part in your life that not taking care of them is just asking for some serious issues. If you don’t have regular cleanings, you put yourself at risk for contracting gum disease, cavities, and even ending up… Read more »

Boost Your Smile with a Dental Crown

Dr. Barry LeJeune and our team are pleased to offer dental crowns for our patients in Hampton, Virginia and the neighboring communities. Our team offers dental crowns to replace the part of the tooth which can be seen. You may need a dental crown to improve your smile, whether to cover a damaged tooth (also… Read more »

Restoring an Extracted Tooth by Installing a Bridge

Advanced tooth decay, significant fractures, and deep cracks can sometimes be so severe that the tooth simply cannot be saved, and needs to be extracted. Even after your gums have completely healed, an extracted tooth can compromise your mouth in a variety of ways. At first it might only limit your ability to chew food… Read more »

Problems with Chips on One or More of Your Teeth

Your tooth enamel is very hard and durable. Unfortunately, there are occasions when an accident, hard fall, or a blow to the face can actually fracture one or more of your teeth. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports with inadequate equipment, or not using your mouth guard. Sometimes these situations… Read more »

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

For patients who have discolored, crooked, or chipped teeth, many dentists provide cosmetic dentistry to create bright, beautiful smiles. Cosmetic dentistry can entail many different smile-enhancing treatments. At , our dentist offers dental veneers and teeth whitening. Dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that attach to the surface of your teeth to conceal gaps, chips,… Read more »

How to Prevent Dry Socket

When you have a tooth pulled, Dr. provides you with an arsenal of information on how to properly care for your mouth while it heals. It’s important to be careful following a tooth extraction to prevent dry socket, a condition that develops when the blood clot covering the root area dissolves or is dislodged. While… Read more »

Potential Causes of Bad Breath

At some point in your life, you’ve probably had to deal with bad breath. When you do, do you ever turn to a breath mint or chewing gum? If so you aren’t alone, but are these products really the best thing for your oral health? In reality, using mints and gum isn’t necessarily a problem–though… Read more »