Block Cavities with Dental Sealants

When children receive their adult molars, Dr. recommends dental sealants in , , to prevent cavities. Dental sealants are effective for adults, too, especially for individuals who are prone to tooth decay. Dental sealant is typically applied to the chewing surface of the molars, which are the most difficult teeth to clean properly, and the… Read more »

The Steps Involved in Using a Water Flosser

If you’re interested in knowing how to use a water flosser in , , our team is more than happy to help you! Water flossers aren’t as complicated as they seem. In fact, they are quite easy to use. All you need to do is follow the provided steps: – Step 1: Fill the flosser’s… Read more »

What to Expect When You Restore Your Smile With a Dental Implant

Our team wants you to have the best dental experience possible, and we believe that is achievable if you know what to expect during your dental appointment with Dr. . So, to help you prepare for your dental implant treatment, our team is happy to explain the three phases involved so you can feel comfortable… Read more »

Oral Cancer: Symptoms to Watch For

The uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and damage the surrounding tissues is called cancer. When an individual has oral cancer, a sore or growth that will not go away develops in the mouth. Oral cancer can manifest in the lips, tongue, cheeks, floor of the mouth, and hard palate. This disease is life threatening… Read more »

Spring Clean Your Smile with These Healthy Tips

March is here and spring is on the way, making many of us feel like hitting the reset button after the heavier days of winter. If you are feeling the spring cleaning bug, don’t forget to spring clean refresh your oral habits for a brighter, healthier smile! Dental Exam Spring is the perfect time to… Read more »

What to do if a Crown Falls Out

The materials your crown is made from are designed to be very durable. However, there are a few things such as a fall, blow to the face or chronic gum disease that can loosen the cement holding a crown in place or damage the abutment. If one of your crowns is knocked out, falls out… Read more »

Chewing Gum: Benefits and Risks

Did you know that some gum has earned the ADA’s seal of approval? Does that mean that chewing gum is good for your teeth? Should you add chewing gum to your daily routine? In reality, gum, even with the ADA’s seal of approval, can be good and bad for your teeth. When you eat, acids… Read more »

Protecting Your Toothbrush

Taking care of your teeth by brushing and flossing daily is probably second nature by now. You brush twice a day, floss at least once, and occasionally use an antiseptic mouthwash. All are helpful in keeping tooth decay and gum disease away. So how should you best care for your toothbrush? You can toss the… Read more »

Making Smile-Beautifying Resolutions this Year

If you are one who wishes for a more beautiful and attractive smile, it’s time to make a resolution that will benefit your pearly whites. Some resolutions you can make include: Take advantage of teeth whitening Teeth-whitening treatments can help you brighten your dull, yellow smile. They are simple and effective, and they finally give… Read more »

Preparing for a Dental Cleaning

As you get ready for your upcoming dental cleaning appointment, it’s beneficial to know exactly what is going to happen in the dental chair—that way you’re not nervous or scared. To help you know what to expect at your dental cleaning, you can look forward to the following things: A deep cleaning Our dental team… Read more »