Problems with Chips on One or More of Your Teeth

Your tooth enamel is very hard and durable. Unfortunately, there are occasions when an accident, hard fall, or a blow to the face can actually fracture one or more of your teeth. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports with inadequate equipment, or not using your mouth guard. Sometimes these situations… Read more »

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

For patients who have discolored, crooked, or chipped teeth, many dentists provide cosmetic dentistry to create bright, beautiful smiles. Cosmetic dentistry can entail many different smile-enhancing treatments. At , our dentist offers dental veneers and teeth whitening. Dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that attach to the surface of your teeth to conceal gaps, chips,… Read more »

How to Prevent Dry Socket

When you have a tooth pulled, Dr. provides you with an arsenal of information on how to properly care for your mouth while it heals. It’s important to be careful following a tooth extraction to prevent dry socket, a condition that develops when the blood clot covering the root area dissolves or is dislodged. While… Read more »

Potential Causes of Bad Breath

At some point in your life, you’ve probably had to deal with bad breath. When you do, do you ever turn to a breath mint or chewing gum? If so you aren’t alone, but are these products really the best thing for your oral health? In reality, using mints and gum isn’t necessarily a problem–though… Read more »

Veneers and Your Beautiful Smile

If you have a dull, cracked, or misaligned tooth, or any other imperfection in your smile, you may understand how uncomfortable smiling can be. It isn’t surprising then that Americans spend billions of dollars every year to enhance the appearance of their teeth. Still, do you ever wonder which cosmetic treatment could be better for… Read more »

How Flossing Can Help You Overcome Plaque

“I don’t get food stuck in between my teeth” is just one of the excuses dentists often hear at dental cleanings. However, flossing rids your pearly whites of plaque-causing bacteria, which your toothbrush just can’t do. Flossing removes bacteria and plaque, not just food particles. According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Flossing is… Read more »

The Effects Smoking Tobacco Has On Oral Health

Smoking tobacco can age a person’s appearance, strain their heart, damage the lungs, and create a myriad of other problems to their health. Some of these problems include a dry mouth, stained teeth, and a diminished sense of taste, as well as an increased risk for tooth decay, gum disease, and oral cancer. Keep reading… Read more »

The 4 Tricks for Cavity Prevention

Cavities are common dental problems that can be easily prevented, which most people don’t know. There are four things you can do on a regular basis to improve your oral health and prevent dental cavities. Those four things are: · Keep up on oral hygiene: Oral hygiene is extremely important. So, please do your best… Read more »

Children and Tooth Decay

Have you heard that only children are at risk of tooth decay? In reality, anyone can have tooth decay—though your children are generally more vulnerable than adults are. In fact, tooth decay is 400% more common than asthma between the ages of fourteen and seventeen. Similarly, 25% of children between one and four have some… Read more »

Your Smile and Your Age

As you know, your appearance changes as you age—but did you know that the appearance of your teeth will change as well? While this change may be inevitable, there are a few things you can do to prevent these changes. Unfortunately, over time your teeth will wear down and change shape. This is simply the… Read more »