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 »

A Partial Denture Needs a Little Daily Care and Cleaning

Your new partial denture has been created from special materials that will not succumb to the bacterial influence of tooth decay. Yet the removable dental appliance still requires some basic care and oral hygiene measures. This will help maintain the unit while also helping to preserve the health and comfort of the underlying gums. The… Read more »

Want to Help Your Smile? Choose Mouthwash!

Taking care of your teeth is a daily task that will last the rest of your life. Luckily, if you are diligent, you develop a habit of good oral hygiene that makes it easier to take care of your mouth. But what if you already have a habit of brushing and flossing? What else can… Read more »

How to Properly Care for Your Dental Crown

At , we are pleased to provide custom-made dental crowns for patients who need to restore the function and confidence of their smiles. We create dental crowns from artificial materials that are resistant to decay through bacteria in your mouth. However, please be aware that your dental crown is vulnerable to dental problems and needs… Read more »

Will a Dental Flipper Fix Your Smile?

Missing teeth can be a source of embarrassment. When the teeth in question are your front teeth, you will can feel very self-conscious. Aside from the cosmetic issues, without your front teeth, you will have trouble speaking and eating effectively. Dental implants are very popular, as well as sturdy very effective. But they can be… Read more »

Tobacco Can Easily Cause Significant Dental Stains

Despite numerous warnings about the negative effects of tobacco use on your medical and oral health, millions of Americans continue to smoke and use chewing tobacco each year. At the same time, the tar and other chemicals introduced into the mouth can also cause significant dental stains to develop in a short amount of time…. Read more »

Taking Care of Your Teeth When You Have Dental Work

Dentistry has come a long way from ancient times. Dental tools and techniques have seen incredible advancements over the years. One area in which we have seen a great deal of innovation is in the area of tooth replacement procedures. Dental implants, bridges and dentures have become only gotten better as time has gone on…. Read more »

A Definition of Gum Disease

Gum disease — also defined as pyorrhea and periodontal disease — is an infection of the gums that harms teeth when left untreated. Recognizing how this disorder affects much of the population can help motivate and prepare you to fight its harmful effects. Although we often group periodontal disorders under the umbrella term “periodontal disease,”… Read more »