Your Oral Hygiene Basics and Details

Your dentist, Dr. , wants you to have a top-notch oral health and a strong smile. This is why strongly encourages you to keep up on oral hygiene regularly. Oral hygiene is the practice of keeping the mouth (the teeth and gums) clean to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental issues. Fortunately, oral… Read more »

Why Should I Clean My Teeth?

Our dentist, Dr. , strongly recommends cleaning your smile regularly by brushing twice a day, flossing and rinsing daily, and attending your dental checkups every six months. If you ever wonder why these things are recommended, our dental team is happy to tell you why! First, cleaning your teeth helps you have a better overall… Read more »

Relevant Guidelines Concerning Toothache Treatments

Have you ever suffered from a toothache? Although pain in your teeth can be quite common, a toothache specifically refers to damage or pain that arises in your mouth due to injuries to the nerve endings in the pulp of a tooth. If nerve damage occurs, the pain may be felt in several areas of… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Restoration Can Replace Tooth Lost to a Severe Cavity

Dental caries often develop when poor oral hygiene demineralizes an area of tooth enamel. Without treatment from a professional dentist like Dr. the tooth decay can gradually spread to compromise a significant amount of the remaining healthy tooth. Sometimes Dr. can treat a severe cavity by performing a root canal. This will remove any compromised… Read more »

Four Detrimental Dental Habits and How to Stop

Are you wondering if you have a bad dental habit? Some habits do more than hurt your brain, body, or lifestyle—they actually wear down your teeth. But don’t worry; there’s a solution! Read on to find four examples of these bad dental habits and how to stop: Nail Biting: Did you know that when you… Read more »

Oral Piercings: Some Things to Think About

The desire to express oneself is at an all-time high. More and more people of all ages are opting to change their hair color and styles, display tattoos, and get piercings. In recent years, piercing one’s lips, cheeks or tongue has become a statement of individuality and self-expression. However, oral piercing comes with some significant… Read more »

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 »

All About Dentures

Missing teeth can cause a variety of problems. Spaces in your smile provide areas for bacteria to breed. Those spaces can also give your remaining teeth room to drift out of alignment. Without all of your teeth, it is difficult to eat, and to speak. There are also cosmetic considerations. You may feel self-conscious about… 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 »