Early Detection of Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer for Improved Treatment Success

Brushing your teeth twice each day with fluoride toothpaste and making sure to floss between your teeth as well as along the gumline is important for preventing some oral health problems. This can significantly reduce your chances of suffering from cavities and periodontal health problems. The American Dental Association further notes that you should also have a dentist like Dr.... read more »

Illegal Drugs and Your Dental Health

Tobacco use and heavy drinking are well-known to be detrimental to oral health, but did you know that illegal drugs are also damaging? Research has shown that illegal substances also adversely affect your dental health. Here's how... Marijuana Widely used and legal in a handful of states, marijuana is the most popular illegal drug of choice in the U.S.A. According... read more »

Questions and Answers About Dental Bridges

If you’re interested in improving your smile and your oral health with a dental bridge, we invite you to learn more about this appliance so that you can better prepare for your treatment. We have provided answers to some common dental bridge questions to help you gather the information you need. Q: What is a dental bridge? A: A dental... read more »

Answer Your Questions on Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

  Are you aware of any tooth hazards in your life that could potentially be putting your smile at risk at this very moment? Are there any lifestyle choices that you are involved in that may not have led to dental damage yet, but could potentially do damage to your teeth soon? If there are, it is best to avoid... read more »

Use this Holiday Checklist for a Top-Notch Smile

You deserve a healthy, strong, and beautiful holiday smile during this wonderful time of the year! Unfortunately, this might be a tough smile goal to achieve because there are many holiday foods, drinks, and activities that can harm your smile and alter the condition of your oral health. The good news is that there is a way to reach the... read more »

6 Tips for a Tooth-Healthy Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us! It’s easy to get caught up in the hullabaloo. Remember, however, to keep up with basic dental habits. Here are some things to remember as you care for your teeth this holiday season.   Brush: Make sure you brush your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day. Just remember “2 by 2” and you’ll... read more »

The Causes of Tooth Pain

Tooth pain, also known as a toothache, is typically caused by issues within the teeth or jaws. The degree of pain can range from mild to severe, and treatments can be as simple as improving your oral hygiene routine or as complicated as oral surgery. To help you know the causes of tooth pain, our dentist, Dr. William Schell, is... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at William W. Schell, 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 and area of expertise here on our website through these... read more »