Don’t Let Cavities Crush Your Oral Health Care Dreams

Don’t let cavities crush your oral health care dreams. If you are not careful, cavities can sneak up on your oral hygiene and leave you with damaged teeth that are exposed to infections and potential tooth loss. Cavities are holes in your teeth that have reached the tooth enamel and put your entire mouth at… Read more »

Safety is Important When Removing Food Stuck Between Your Teeth

Getting a meat fiber, popcorn hull or stray sesame seed stuck between two of your teeth is rarely a cause for concern. At most it usually only causes moderate discomfort. Many times, the offending food particle can be loosened by your tongue or a quick swish of your beverage. There are some rarer instances when… Read more »

Got a Dental Implant? Here’s How to Take Care of It

A dental implant is a strong, reliable replacement tooth that can replace the function and appearance of your missing tooth for many years. However, that’s only the case if you do all you can to keep your implant in top-notch condition. To help you do so, Dr. and our dental team encourage you to do… Read more »

The Details and Information About the Ingredients in Your Toothpaste

Your toothpaste has many different ingredients and they all have characteristics that play a role in cleaning and maintaining your smile. To help you know more about the ingredients found in your toothpaste, our dental team is happy to provide the following ingredient information:   Fluoride Fluoride is a mineral you can find in natural… Read more »

The Harmful Habits for Your Smile

Did you know you might have habits that can harm your smile and alter your oral health? Well, it’s true. There are many habits that can increase your chances of experiencing a dental injury or suffering a dental issue. Some of those habits are: –Refusing to wear a mouthguard: If you play contact sports without… Read more »

Restore Your Smile with a Dental Crown

There are many types of dental restorations, including dental crowns. A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. At our office, we provide tooth-colored, aesthetic dental crowns. Dr. may recommend a dental crown in , , to: – Keep a weak tooth… Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth: What to Avoid

You know that if you’re interested in protecting your oral health, you need to brush and floss your teeth regularly. But would you be surprised to learn that there are a number of things that many Americans could actually do better when it comes to brushing? To start, many people don’t buy the ideal toothbrush…. Read more »

A Bridge Can Replace a Tooth Lost to Untreated Decay

When poor oral hygiene habits allow tooth decay to form on a tooth, the problem can spread quickly through the tooth. Without timely treatment, this could allow decay to form in the root of the tooth. In an extreme case, the infection might be so bad that your dentist, Dr. , cannot save it with… Read more »

A Tooth with Fractured Enamel Might Need to Be Repaired with a Crown

Tooth enamel is meant to be strong enough to handle biting and chewing common foods. If something like a blow to the face or a bad habit of nibbling on foreign objects causes a fracture on a tooth, it could lead to several issues. You could experience heightened sensitivity or a new area of tooth… Read more »

A Porcelain Crown Can Improve a Tooth’s Appearance

A tooth that has been marred by discoloration, stains or chips can leave you feeling socially awkward. In a case like this, your dentist, Dr. , can often use a porcelain dental crown to cosmetically improve the tooth’s appearance. The process of placing a dental crown in , , starts with your dentist examining the… Read more »