Can a Root Canal Save Your Smile?

As the strongest substance in your body, your tooth enamel is king. This is thanks to the thin but tough outer layer of tooth enamel that covers the dentin and tooth pulp below it. The pulp houses the nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissues. To protect your pearly whites from the ravages of tooth decay… Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth: When is the Best Time to Do It?

As you probably know, sugary foods and drinks can actually lead to tooth decay. Similarly, you probably know that you can avoid this problem by brushing and flossing your teeth regularly. Similarly, you may know that brushing and flossing correctly can help you keep these issues at bay. However, do you know when you should… Read more »

Mix and Match a Flawless Smile with Crafted Veneers

Don’t end another year without taking the steps to a better you. Make your smile a mainstay in your life now, so your future oral health can last as long as you do. Your oral health care is important in so many aspects of your life, so don’t delay in taking care of it. If… Read more »

Plaque and Tartar 101

Gum disease is one of the most serious and dangerous dental issues in the world today, and it begins with plaque and tartar. But what are plaque and tartar? Well, our dental team is happy to tell you all about these two harmful substances. That way you’ll understand more about the bacteria that can harm… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Great for the Holidays

The ability of a smile to light up an entire room of your friends, family, and loved ones can be one of the most important gifts you can give this holiday season. Don’t neglect your smile or it may not be able to serve you as well as it should. Caring for you smile begins… Read more »

A Bridge Still Needs Routine Brushing and Flossing

A dental bridge in , , is a dental restoration that replaces a lost tooth with an artificial one that is fused to crowns mounted on each end. It is installed over the two nearest teeth and made from artificial materials that are not vulnerable to the effects of tooth decay. However, complications from long-term… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Caring for a Dental Crown

If you’ve recently improved the health and appearance of your tooth with a dental crown in , , then it’s time to start taking good care of it. If you don’t, there is a high chance your dental crown could break, fall out of your mouth, or even become susceptible to tooth decay and gum… Read more »

Don’t Let Dry Mouth Stop Your Smile

Saliva is important to a healthy functioning smile. It washes away food particles, moistens and breaks down your food, and helps you taste and swallow, all while producing disease-fighting agents which prevent tooth decay and oral infections. In addition, it secretes high levels of calcium, fluoride and phosphate ions which directly benefit your teeth. Saliva is created from… Read more »

Adding a Fluoride Treatment to Your Dental Checkup Can Help You Have Strong and Healthy Teeth

As you go about your day, the acidic foods and beverages you enjoy, as well as the bacteria in your mouth, can deplete the mineral density of your tooth enamel. If this process of demineralization is not counteracted somehow, it will lead to problems with tooth sensitivity and cavities. Well-established research has found that increased… Read more »

How Root Canals Work

Root canals are a pretty common dental procedure that surprisingly few people know the ins and outs of. So in an effort to help educate you about the different procedures we offer here at , we put together a short piece on how root canals work and what they accomplish. How does it work? A… Read more »