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 »

Oral Health Tips and Tricks on Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

  Tooth hazards are all around us and can appear at any time. Even though you may feel like your mouth is safe, the truth is an oral accident or injury can occur at any time and destroy your smile in seconds. Because of the daunting fact that your oral health care so fragile, you… Read more »

A Tooth with a Failing Dental Filling Might Need to Be Restored with a Dental Crown

A dental filling is commonly used to address a small cavity or a minor physical defect that compromises a tooth enamel surface. Gold and porcelain dental fillings are cemented in place with a strong dental adhesive. Dental fillings made from metallic amalgam and composite resin are hardened to bond them to the surrounding tooth enamel…. Read more »

The Benefits of Chewing Gum

Chewing gum can help keep your mouth clean in between brushing. In fact, studies have shown that chewing gum for 20 minutes after eating can even help prevent cavities! Let’s talk about how this works. The key to chewing gum’s success lies in your body’s first defense against cavities: saliva. Saliva cleans food particles and… Read more »

You Should Consult with Your Dentist Before Trying a New Dental Whitening Product

As the years go by, the teeth in your smile can start to dull as dental stains accumulate. This is even more likely to occur if you frequently consume dark beverages or you occasionally use tobacco. As the dental stains continue to saturate your tooth enamel, you might be tempted to try one of the… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Dentures

If you decide to restore the missing teeth in your smile with dentures, you may be tempted to think that your days of brushing are over. Actually, that is not the case. The way you brush will change but your dentures need to be cleaned at least once day, since they can accumulate food debris… Read more »

Dental Habits to Avoid

You want to keep your smile bright, healthy, and happy. You know there are things to do to help this happen, like brushing and flossing daily. Did you know that there are some things that you should NOT do? Dr. and our team are happy to make you aware of dental habits to avoid. Brushing… Read more »

Oral Health Care Ailments: Dental Anxiety

Are you a frequent sufferer of dental anxiety? Dental anxiety is a condition that arises if you are nervous or stressed when visiting the dentist. Although it is often treatable with medications, sedation, or meditation, it can make oral health care problematic when seeking treatments. Should you require the use of sedation for your oral… Read more »

General Information about Tooth Replacement Therapy

Tooth replacement therapies are used to prevent tooth loss from negatively altering or ruining your life. Even though teeth carry out invaluable functions that help promote chewing, eating, and speaking, there are many artificial replacements that can replicate the look and function of natural teeth. Contingent on your age, jaw strength, and specific needs, you… Read more »