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 »

Gingivitis Can Lead to Gum Disease

Gingivitis can lead to gum disease. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a disease that leads to tissue decay around the teeth. As the disease progresses, catastrophic tooth loss can occur. is here to help you with all your oral health care needs. To help protect you from the dangers of gum disease,… Read more »

What to Do When Preparing for a Tooth Extraction

Tooth extraction is a serious and extensive dental treatment, and you need to prepare for the appointment so you can have everything set and ready to go. Because preparation might be a little tough if you’re not sure what to do, our dentist, Dr. , and our dental team have some tips to help. –… Read more »