The Finer Details of Cavity Prevention

Cavities can arise at any age and at any time. They are often seen in children because of the amount of sugars kids are subjected to. Cavities often take place when the tooth enamel protecting our teeth wears down enough that a hole in your tooth forms. Plaque, which is a sticky layer of bacteria,… Read more »

Enhancing A Teenager’s Smile

With the teen years come many risks to your smile, but also many rewards. With the proper care, they can last for decades to come if you are willing to clean and care for your teeth properly. Enhance your smile with teenage dentistry treatments. To learn more about teenage dentistry, please read the following: –… Read more »

Root Canals and Your Smile

Have you ever asked yourself what happens during a root canal? Root canals require the removal of the pulp of the tooth. Although it is a common procedure, it may seem like a drastic method just to save a single tooth. A root canal may be necessary because if damaged pulp is left unchecked, serious… Read more »

Rock Star Smiles Begin with Dental Veneers or Crowns

If you want your smile to shine, a little tooth restoration may be required. In many cases, brushing and flossing alone will keep your teeth clean and healthy, but cannot remove deep stains, discoloration, or fix cracks and chips in your smile. Rock star smiles are often created with dental veneers and crowns. With a… Read more »

What Can Tongue Scrapers Do for My Oral Health?

Your tongue can harbor countless amounts of bacteria each day. While this is quite unfortunate, it is common. This is why it’s important to clean your tongue regularly. Many people clean their tongues with tongue scrapers. Tongue scrapers can be beneficial for you, your smile, and your oral health, and Dr. and our dental team… Read more »

A Filling Might Be Used to Repair a Tooth Suffering from a Small Cavity

When a small cavity develops on one of your teeth, it can cause discomfort, heightened sensitivity, and a potential change in the tooth enamel texture. Should you experience any of these symptoms, you should not delay in seeking care at Dr. ’s dental office in , . If it’s caught early, might be able to… Read more »

Dry Mouth: Treatment Options

Everyone’s been thirsty or had a dry mouth before. As you already know, this isn’t typically a serious issue, but would you be surprised to hear that having a dry mouth regularly can lead to a number of problems? Dry mouth is actually a condition you could be suffering from if your mouth doesn’t produce… Read more »

Are You Beginning to Show Signs of Gum Disease?

Are you beginning to show signs of gum disease? Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an extremely common, yet hazardous oral infection to your gum tissue. Gum disease is instigated by a variety of factors, including plaque buildup within our mouths, that if left untreated, can steadily damage your gums and cause irreparable… Read more »

Daily Care and Cleaning Will Help You Maintain the Integrity of Your Temporary Crown

Each dental crown restoration requires two different appointments. Dr. will start by removing the tooth enamel layer, leaving behind a healthy sheath of dentin that is called an abutment. A hard, plastic cap, known as a temporary crown, will then be secured over the abutment to protect it while the dental lab technician works to… Read more »

Information about the American Dental Association

Your dentist, Dr. is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA). You may have also seen the ADA seal of acceptance on your toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitening strips, floss or other products. What does all this mean? Here’s some useful information: What is the American Dental Association (ADA)? The ADA educates dentists and patients… Read more »