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 »

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 »