Oral Hygiene Tips

Keeping up your oral health is just as important as paying attention to your waistline and your diet. In fact, you could argue that oral health is such a good indicator of systemic health that you need to give it special attention. But we know it’s not always easy to... Read more »

Your Kid’s First Time at the Dentist

The first time you take your kid to the dentist, you’ll be faced with a few challenges. It’s a new environment for most kids and one that’s full of things that can potentially be scary. From sharp-looking instruments to bright lights and drills, there’s a lot that can scare kids.... Read more »

Caring for Your Dental Bond

If you have a tooth that could use a little sprucing up, why not talk to our dentist, Dr. Timothy Backiewicz about a dental bond? The composite resin used in a dental bond is crafted to match the color of your tooth and is shaped by our dentist to repair... Read more »

April: Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month? As part of your routine dental checkup, oral cancer screenings are typically done by our dentist. When you come in for a dental checkup, we look for cavities, signs of gum disease and any signs of abnormalities in the oral... Read more »

Cover the Flaws in Your Tooth with a Dental Crown

Are you looking for ways to cover the flaws in your teeth? If so, a dental crown could be right for you! Dr. Timothy Backiewicz with New Albany Family Dentistry in New Albany, Ohio, understands the embarrassing effect flaws in your smile can have in your life. That is why... Read more »

With the Help of Scaling and Root Planing Your Gums Can Recover From Periodontitis

To maintain healthy gums, you want to brush and floss every day, provide your gums with the nutrients they need by adhering to a balanced diet as much as possible, and keep up with routine dental cleanings to spot problems early and to remove tartar/hardened plaque around the teeth and... Read more »

Treat Your Teeth like the Rock Stars They Are

Your teeth are a powerhouse when it comes to your oral health; they help you speak, bite and chew and put your best foot forward when it comes to your appearance. Your smile is one of the first things people see, and we have a saying in the dental world:... Read more »

Are Unsightly Tooth Stains Marring Your Smile?

If tooth discoloration is making you hesitant to flash your pearly whites, there's hope! While stains can appear on your teeth due to a variety of causes, there are also solutions that can help. At New Albany Family Dentistry, we know how important a healthy, vibrant smile is to one's... Read more »

Preventative Dentistry: Keeping Your Smile Safe From Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

Preventative dentistry is the process of keeping your smile safe from cavities and gingivitis. Caring for your smile now can help you avoid expense and time in the future when it comes to restoring tooth and gum health. Restorative dentistry, which is costly and can be time-consuming, is necessary when... Read more »

Why Are Composite Dental Fillings Popular?

Composite dental fillings are popular with our patients because they can repair a cavity discreetly, which is especially sought after for those fillings needing repair on the teeth located in the front of the mouth. These tooth-colored fillings are good for fixing small-to-medium sized cavities and can be shaped to... Read more »