Brushing All of Your Teeth

Are you brushing the way that you should? Many people only focus on the front of their teeth. For the best results from brushing, not only should you be brushing twice a day for two minutes, but should focus on brushing your entire mouth. Our dentist wants to help you keep your mouth healthy. That’s… Read more »

A Partial Denture Is Capable of Replicating Multiple Missing Teeth

Teeth that are lost to severe oral trauma, chronic gum disease or untreated cavities can hamper your essential oral function and lead to other complications. When multiple teeth are lost in one area the negative effect can be compounded, often leading to problems with obscured speech as well as an unsightly smile. In many of… Read more »

What Do You Know About Teething?

Is your child currently suffering from the effects of teething? Teething is an oral health condition in which your child is suffering from mild discomfort related to teeth erupting above the gumline. When a child is teething, they may feel discomfort and exhibit signs of fussiness and irritability. Fortunately, there are treatments available to help… Read more »

Tooth Whitening Strips Might Help Maintain the Appearance of Your Teeth After a Dental Bleaching Treatment

The dental whitening products available at the retail level often prove insufficient for removing significant dental stains that have saturated tooth enamel. Excessive use of these items could also harm your teeth and irritate soft oral tissues. If you are struggling to deal with significant stains on your teeth, the wisest course of action is… Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Gingivitis

Your best smile often depends on giving yourself the best chance of success through your oral health care. This includes improving your oral hygiene, so conditions such as periodontal disease do not arise. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an issue in which an infection of the tissues that surround your teeth are… Read more »

Oral Health Strategies: Mouth Jewelry Risks

Are you aware of the risks to your oral health associated with mouth jewelry? Mouth jewelry is an oral health condition in which your teeth and gums are often at risk due to movable parts that you place in your mouth. Typically, oral piercings consist of lip and tongue rings. When a lip or tongue… Read more »

The Miracle of Mouthguards – Savior of the Teeth

Those who play sports may know, literally thousands of people every year get their teeth seriously damaged due to a sports injury, and also because the victim did not wear a mouthguard. It is probably not surprising to anyone that sporting events are responsible for most mouth and teeth related injuries. After all, (American) football… Read more »

Tips for a Successful Six-Month Checkup

If you want to have a successful six-month checkup, then our dentist, Dr. , is more than happy to help you. There are things you can do to improve your experience in our dental chair, and is happy to tell you all about them. The things you can do include: -Clean your teeth and gums… Read more »

What Makes Up My Dental Crown?

When it comes to choosing a material for dental crowns, you have several options. We encourage you to choose a type of material based on whether you need a dental crown for cosmetic or functional reasons. Our dentist can recommend porcelain, metal, and gold material depending on where the dental crown will be located in… Read more »

Endodontic Therapy Can Save a Tooth From Extraction

Do you have a severely damaged or infected tooth? Endodontic therapy–also known as root canal treatment–may be needed when a tooth is severely compromised but is not beyond saving. Many patients are nervous about the prospect of receiving a root canal, but we would like to offer further information to help you learn more about… Read more »