Teeth Whitening Options

Have you even thought about brightening your teeth, but are unsure which treatment method to use? Given the number of products on the market, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. As with any dental or medical product, you should always use teeth whiteners as instructed. Many stores sell over-the-counter teeth whiteners in an assortment… Read more »

Toothbrush Tips and Tricks

Have you thought that the condition of your toothbrush can affect the condition of your teeth? If you stop to think about it, if your toothbrush is filled with bacteria, then your teeth will be too. Dr. and our team here at in , , cares for your oral health, which is why we are… Read more »

I Need a Silver Dental Filling. What Is the Treatment Process?

Are you about to repair your tooth with an amalgam (silver) dental filling?  At our practice in , , we offer two main types of fillings for our patients needing a tooth filled. If our dentist, Dr. , has helped you choose a silver filling, there is a reason! Silver fillings are made of a… Read more »

Oral Cancer Tips

Oral cancer is a condition that needs to be caught early. If ignored or left untreated, it can become fatal. Did you know, your oral health care checkups include a free cancer screening? Well, it’s true! Luckily, our team here at in , , cares for your oral health and strives to give you the… Read more »

A Tooth Missing a Large Filling Might Need to Be Restored by a Crown

Large fillings, especially those on the biting surface of a back tooth tend to have a finite lifespan. Poor oral hygiene habits can further weaken the bond holding a large filling to the surrounding tooth enamel. This might cause heightened sensitivity or a change in the tooth’s color or texture. If you procrastinate having a… Read more »

Can Gum Disease Cause Tooth Loss?

Can gum disease cause tooth loss? Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a pretty common, yet serious oral infection to your gum tissue. Gum disease is caused by an assortment of factors, including plaque buildup within our mouths, that if left untreated, can steadily damage your gums and cause irreparable tooth loss. Prevent… Read more »

Tooth Loss Can Often Be Addressed by a Dental Implant

If you’ve lost a tooth to untreated tooth decay or if it was severely damaged and required extraction, it can compromise your mouth in multiple ways. Even if you adapt to the reduced ability to chew and any impact to your appearance, you can still suffer orthodontic complications. As time goes by, the structural loss… Read more »

The Harmful Affects of Soda on Your Oral Health

Would it surprise you to learn that your diet can actually have a major influence on the health of your teeth and gums? For instance, sugars typically create an environment where bad bacteria can grow. With this in mind, would you be surprised to hear there are a number of problems you could have to… Read more »

Tooth Abscess and Tooth Infections: The Facts

Do you know what the differences between a tooth abscess and a tooth infection are? Would you be surprised to learn that many individuals confuse the two treatments? While they share some similarities, there are also significant differences. As you know, your body can usually fight off infections well. However, because blood doesn’t flow to… Read more »

How to Treat Tooth Abscesses and Tooth Infections

Do you know what the differences between a tooth abscess and a tooth infection are? Would you be surprised to learn that many individuals confuse the two treatments? While they share some similarities, there are also significant differences. If you have an infected tooth, you could need root canal therapy. You see, your body is… Read more »