Brighten Your Smile This Summer with Our Teeth Cleaning

At Heritage Dental, Dr. Anonye and our team provide professional teeth cleanings and exams in York, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding areas to help you have a healthy, brighter smile. As a general rule, we advise our patients to come in for teeth cleanings and exams every six months, unless you are at higher risk, such as… Read more »

Installing a Crown to Restore a Tooth’s Appearance

If one or more of the teeth in your smile has been marred by chips, deep stains, or other imperfections, it can leave you feeling self-conscious. Many people in a situation like this will consult with Dr. to explore their cosmetic restoration options. It may be the case that a single tooth can be restored… Read more »

Tips to Avoid Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Even though they are temporary, your child’s primary (baby) teeth are incredibly important. In addition to facilitating eating activities and assisting in speech development, they act as placeholders for the permanent teeth when they come in. It is therefore quite important to keep baby teeth healthy throughout their lifetime. One threat to healthy baby teeth… Read more »

When to Throw Away Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush spends a lot of time in your mouth, so it’s imperative that it remain clean and functional. Eventually, though, due to time or consequence, you’ll need to retire your toothbrush. Our team at has listed the most common situations that will require you to throw away your toothbrush. – When your toothbrush is… Read more »

The ABC’s of Brushing

We all know that brushing our teeth is one of the most essential elements of any oral hygiene routine. Most people have pretty consistent brushing habits. So consistent, in fact, that you might not really give brushing a second thought. Here are three tips to help you up your brushing game. Allow enough time. Most… Read more »

What to Do When You Have Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity can be extremely annoying and inconvenient. It generally occurs when the tooth’s enamel is worn away or when the gums recede, exposing the tooth roots. If you have trouble with tooth sensitivity, our team has some helpful tips for you! While you are at home, we recommend doing the following things: Change your… Read more »

How Can You Prevent Gum Disease?

Brushing and flossing every day will keep your teeth strong and healthy as well as your gums, and the outcome will be a beautiful smile. This daily oral hygiene routine is important, because not only will neglecting this habit lead to tooth decay, it will lead to gum disease as well. For a healthy smile,… Read more »

Is Dry Mouth Causing You Problems?

Why is saliva necessary for a healthy functioning mouth? Is your saliva production optimal, or is it diminishing, causing you to experience unpleasant symptoms? Since saliva neutralizes acids produced by bacteria and limits bacterial growth, washes away food particles, helps you to swallow and helps your digestion, it is not something you want limited. Dry… Read more »

Dental Products You Can Trust

In 1930, new dental products were arising, as well as extravagant claims about what they could do. The American Dental Association (ADA) took it upon themselves to adopt guidelines to evaluate dental products for safety and effectiveness. The ADA Seal of Acceptance program began in 1931, when the first ADA Seal of Acceptance was awarded…. Read more »

When Should Your Child First See the Dentist?

Both the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association recommend taking your child to the dentist before their first birthday. This early visit will help you find out how your child is doing, help you know how to care for your child’s developing teeth, and help your child feel comfortable at the… Read more »