Try a Little Gum to Help Your Smile

Your smile can always use a little help, even if it is in great shape. One of the keys to a healthy mouth is saliva. It may not be a topic people like to talk about, but it is more important than you may think. Saliva hydrates the mouth and helps to wash away food… Read more »

A Routine Dental Checkup Helps Monitor Your Mouth for Early Signs of Cavities and Gum Disease

Brushing your teeth each morning and night as well as making a conscious effort to floss once a day helps remove plaque buildup and lingering food material from your mouth. With consistency, your oral hygiene routine will help reduce your chances of suffering from cavities and gum disease. It’s also important to have a routine… Read more »

Make Your Teeth Look Great

If you’ve ever looked in the mirror and been dissatisfied with the smile grinning back at you, you’re not alone. Every day, hundreds, if not thousands, of people have that same thought. What’s even more sad is that they don’t know a solution exists – cosmetic dentistry. Yes, that’s right. An entire branch of dentistry… Read more »

Learning More About Dental Damage

Although many individuals look at sports as a healthy activity, you do have to be aware that a certain level of safety will need to be taken. Several times a year, individuals visit our office due to accidents associated with sports. If you suffer a single strike to the face, it could potentially knock out… Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Gingivitis

Receiving treatment as soon as possible for any oral health risks that may arise is important. If you’re suffering from an underlying condition such as gum disease, you’ll make need to make sure that it is detected soon enough so that treatment can be given. Because gum disease can progress over a period of many… Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene for a Tooth Restored With a Dental Crown

Dentists typically use a dental crown to treat a tooth that is suffering from a defect in the tooth enamel. This is sometimes associated with the treatment of a large cavity, dental attrition or dental fracture, or to improve a tooth that is in need of cosmetic restoration.   While the materials used for the… Read more »

Dentistry Essentials: Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

Allowing your smile to continue to fail via microscopic damage is a sure way to give rise to cavities. This is because cavities are often formed by harmful acids that are eating through your tooth enamel to the point holes have been formed in your teeth. Although you can visit your dentist for effective restorations… Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Composite Fillings

If you have suffered from dental erosion, you will require a dental filling. Dental fillings are extremely important for eradicating decaying teeth material that are under the effects of a cavity. If left untreated, eventual tooth loss and infections can occur. One of the most highly effective forms of dental fillings is via composite dental… Read more »

How Veneers Can Help

What are dental veneers? A dental veneer is a thin shell of tooth-colored material that is cemented on the front of a tooth to improve its appearance. Veneers also provide strength to the treated tooth. Veneers are custom made, so they look like natural teeth. Can my smile benefit from veneers? Dr. may recommend veneers… Read more »

Two Big Culprits of Tooth Decay

Many patients suffer from tooth decay at least once in their lifetime when harm comes to their tooth enamel. You can prevent tooth decay by taking steps to avoid the two main culprits that cause it–plaque and acidic food. Plaque Over the course of the day, your teeth and gums accumulate a thin layer of… Read more »