Having a Successful Tooth Extraction

In the days of the Wild West, when people did not brush as they should, if someone got a toothache, the plan often was to wait until they could not stand the pain anymore. Then, they would go to the dentist, who might often moonlight as a barber or a blacksmith. Then they would have… Read more »

Details About In-Office Professional Teeth Whitening

Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to offer professional teeth whitening in , , to help patients treat their yellow, brown and stained teeth and finally achieve the white, beautiful smiles they deserve. If you have a stained, unsightly smile, it’s time to consider this treatment. It can give you a stunning smile you’re proud… Read more »

The Dental Habits That Can Be Good and Bad for Your Oral Health

If you want the strong and healthy smile you deserve, then you need to keep your teeth and gums in mind. This means you need to properly care for your teeth and gums each day by cleaning them, using good dental habits to your advantage and avoiding bad dental habits as much as possible. To… Read more »

Your Diet And Nutrition Determines Your Oral Health

Diet and nutrition: Can your pearly whites determine if you are heading for the pearly gates? Shiny, well-aligned, white teeth are a prized possession. But even with shiny white teeth there can still be problems lurking in that good-looking mouth that can change the course of our health. We are all going to die at… Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Oral Emergencies

Are you familiar with any common oral emergencies that may occur to your smile? An oral emergency happens when immediate damage occurs through an accident that you have very little control over. Although accidents can’t always be prevented, there are treatment plans that you can be immediately applied to help improve your chances for recovery…. Read more »

A Tooth With a Large Cavity May Need a Dental Crown Restoration

Increasing sensitivity and discomfort in a tooth is often a sign of a developing cavity. This might also occur in conjunction with a change in surface texture, which can cause a mild change in the appearance of the affected tooth enamel. If you have noticed any abnormal symptoms with one of your teeth, you should… Read more »

Halitosis Treatment & Prevention

Your ideal smile often depends on giving your teeth and gums their best chance of success. This includes dealing with medical conditions. One common oral health problem is halitosis, also referred to as bad breath. Bad breath refers to foul odors emanating from your mouth. This can be caused by unhealthy lifestyle habits, poor oral… Read more »

Acid and Your Smile

What causes cavities? How does the food I eat affect my teeth? These questions have to do with acid erosion. They will be addressed in this post. Cavities form, primarily, due to acids found in your mouth. This may come as a surprise, because many people associate limiting sugars with cavity prevention. The reality is,… Read more »

What to Do When Your Child Has a Tooth Knocked Out

You send your child outside to play. A short time later she comes running back in, crying and bleeding from the mouth. A permanent tooth has been knocked out. What do you do next? Below are some instructions for saving a child’s tooth that have been provided by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and… Read more »

Metallic Amalgam Might Be Used to Treat a Molar Cavity

The average person has eight large molars in the back of their mouth. These teeth include a contoured biting surface to aid in the process of chewing, and grinding teeth before you swallow. Sometimes the contours on and around a molar can trap bacterial deposits that might be tough to clean when you brush your… Read more »