Understanding Your Options for Repairing a Chipped Tooth

While it’s somewhat rare, there are times when tooth enamel can be chipped. This is even more likely to happen if you grind your teeth at night or if you have a bad habit of nibbling on foreign objects, chewing on ice or using your teeth as tools. The location and severity of the chip… Read more »

The Tips You Need to Get Your Kids Excited for Oral Hygiene

Oral hygiene is vital for your oral health, which is why you need to encourage your child to have an oral hygiene routine while they’re young. If they start young, there is a good chance they’ll have a strong and healthy smile in the future. So, to help you get your child excited for oral… Read more »

Basic Information to Help You Select a New Brand of Toothpaste

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice a day as part of your oral hygiene routine. This is intended to remove plaque and residual food particles from the surfaces of your teeth. Adding toothpaste to your toothbrush makes brushing more effective for the task. Some toothpaste brands incorporate special ingredients to… Read more »

A Bridge Needs Daily Brushing and Flossing

Even though your new dental bridge is made from artificial materials that are not vulnerable to the ravages of tooth decay, it will still need to be brushed and flossed twice per day. Gum disease can still pose a very serious threat to the long-term integrity of your dental bridge in , . When plaque… Read more »

Oral health and systemic health

The health of your mouth is directly connected to the health of the rest of your body – or your systemic health. If you have poor oral health, you’re at risk for contracting other diseases that can potentially be fatal. To help you understand this connection, our team put this list together that details the… Read more »

A Badly Chipped Tooth Might Need to Be Repaired by a Crown

Even though your teeth are tough, there are still times when a hard knock can badly chip the tooth enamel. This can result from a blow to the face or even something as simple as nibbling on pencils and pens. Even if you don’t feel pain, you should never take a chipped tooth lightly. The… Read more »

A Diligent and Effective Flossing Technique Is Critical for Gum Disease Prevention

If residual food particles and plaque are not effectively removed through twice-daily brushing and flossing, they will eventually harden into tartar. Tartar is a hard substance with a high bacterial density. Constant bacterial exposure at the gum line can cause sensitive gum tissues to become inflamed and even infected.   The American Dental Association and… Read more »

Maintain Your Bright Smile

The natural processes of aging can rob the teeth in your smile of their luster. Stains from dark foods, beverages, or tobacco use can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. Fortunately, Dr. has the training and experience necessary to help you understand the whitening products or treatments needed to give you back and white… Read more »

An Extracted Tooth Can Be Completely Replaced by a Bridge

If your dentist, Dr. , has had to extract your tooth due to severe tooth decay, cracks, or fractures, then you are probably interested in exploring your restoration options. One of the easiest and most effective solutions for replacing a previously extracted tooth is to have your dentist install a dental bridge. A dental bridge… Read more »

What are Dental Sealants?

You’ve probably heard about dental sealants – your dentist has likely mentioned the possibility of getting them for your younger children – but what exactly are they? Are sealants worth the money, or are the just a gimmick? Let’s take a look at what sealants are and the benefits they offer. Sealants protect teeth At… Read more »