What Can Cause a Dental Filling to Weaken?

Sometimes, no matter how well you clean and care for your teeth, bacteria can cause cavities, resulting in the need for dental fillings to restore your smile. Dental fillings should last several years, especially with proper care, but they will need to be replaced once they wear down. There are certain oral conditions that can… Read more »

If a Dental Crown Falls Out, You Need to Seek Dental Care

A dental crown is typically married to its anchoring abutment with professional strength dental adhesive. This secures a bond intended to hold the dental crown in place for many long years. However, there are a few rare times when something can affect a dental crown, causing it to come loose, or potentially disconnect from the… Read more »

When Should You See the Dentist?

If you break or lose a tooth, chances are good that a phone call to the dentist will be in your immediate future. But seeing the dentist should not be reserved for toothaches or other dental emergencies. In fact, regular visits to your dentist can keep your teeth and mouth healthy, and may actually help… Read more »

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 »