Diabetes and Oral Health

Approximately 29 million Americans live with diabetes. If diabetes is a part of your life, you should work closely with your dentist to maintain a healthy mouth. Keep in mind that people with diabetes are at a higher risk for gum disease, a fungal infection called thrush, and dry mouth. If you already have gum… Read more »

Making Better Smiles with Crowns and Veneers

Did you know tooth restorations, including crowns and veneers focus on not only improving the look of your smile, but also on protecting your teeth, and preventing further damage from occurring? Making better smiles is possible with crowns and veneers. Here are a few tips about dental crowns and dental veneers: – Our veneers are… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Protect Your Back Teeth from Cavities for Many Years

The molars and premolars in the back of your mouth are very important for your overall oral function. When a cavity develops on one or more of these teeth, it can be distressing and can even limit your ability to efficiently chew and grind the foods you eat. This often calls for large fillings or… Read more »

What Are the Most Common Signs of Bruxism?

What are the most common signs of bruxism? Bruxism is a common, yet often concealed sleep disorder characterized by grinding or gnashing your teeth while unconscious and often done while asleep. Treating bruxism can be done fairly easily with night guards or bite plates, but the difficult task is determining if you even have the… Read more »

Dental Crowns Are Like Miniature Hugs for Your Teeth

Did you know that some dental restoration procedures are designed to not only make your smile more beautiful but are designed to protect it from future damage? One such service is dental crowns, which are like miniature hugs for your teeth. They fit neatly over teeth for a solid hold that embraces a tooth down… Read more »

Why You Should See a Professional for Sleep Apnea

You may have learned that there are a number things you should do at home if you’re hoping to help your oral health. For example, you might understand that you should floss and brush your pearly whites and watch for changes in your smile. Did you know that there are a few dental issues you… Read more »

A Severe Dental Fracture Might Require Extraction to Prepare for a Bridge

A dental accident can sometimes lead to a significant dental fracture. If the damage extends into the root or internal structures of the tooth, Dr. might be able to treat the tooth with a root canal. In an extreme case where the socket structure has been traumatized, might recommend extracting the entire tooth. In time,… Read more »

3 Foods that are Bad for your Teeth

We all know that certain things are bad for our teeth – biting too hard on some objects, using the teeth as tools, and myriad other things that can be potentially harmful. However, there are also certain foods from which you should refrain eating if you want to have the best oral health possible. Let’s… Read more »

Tooth Restoration Services for the New Age

The desire for a better smile is always within us. Even if our teeth are not damaged, most individuals still want a bright, whiter, and bigger smile. With all of the forms of tooth restoration services available at our office, your enhanced smile is possible. If you do have an oral abnormality or have suffered… Read more »

What to Do About Plaque on Your Teeth

Brushing and flossing your teeth is very important especially if you’d like to keep your teeth healthy and strong. If you fail to keep up on cleaning your teeth and removing excess food particles, plaque will build up and damage your teeth. Do you know what plaque actually is or what does to your teeth?… Read more »