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 »

What Remedies Can You use for Your Toothache

As you probably know, a toothache can be a strong indicator that something is wrong with your teeth. Occasionally, your toothache could fade on its own, but usually you’ll need to visit a dentist to have the issue addressed. Still, what do you do if you have a toothache but aren’t able to visit a… Read more »

If You Had to Have a Tooth Extracted, We Can Restore its Presence in Your Mouth with a Bridge

There are several different reasons why one of ’s dentists recommend having a tooth extracted. Severe tooth decay, extreme fractures, cracks or a partially knocked out tooth can sometimes cause such significant complications that a root canal might not be able to save the tooth. Once the tooth has been extracted and your gums have… Read more »

What to Do in the Case of a Dental Emergency

Even if you practice proper dental hygiene, accidents can happen. Your teeth, lips, or gums may become inflamed or injured. It is important to know what to do in these situations and when you should visit our dentist. Toothache If you have a toothache, rinse your mouth with warm water and use floss to remove… Read more »

Losing a Crown Is a Serious Cause for Concern

A crown is designed to be durable, and the cement securing it to the abutment is extraordinarily strong. However, there are some rare instances when an accidental blow to the mouth or the pervasive bacterial presence of gum disease can weaken the cement or damage the abutment securing the crown in your mouth. If a… Read more »