Year-End Smile Upgrades: Dental Erosion Prevention

Did you know there are numerous causes of dental erosion that can easily wear down your tooth enamel to the point a cavity will arise? In order to protect your precious tooth enamel from any damage that can occur, it is important to exercise caution against numerous causes, including dry mouth, excessive sugar consumption, acid… Read more »

Dental Crowns 101

A dental crown is a natural-looking restoration that can help you repair a damaged tooth. It replaces the tooth enamel and restores the tooth’s health and function. It can also benefit you and your smile in other ways. To tell you more about this restoration, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to share some facts… Read more »

Holding Up the Holing Up of the Hole in Your Tooth

Many of our patients have wondered why dental crowns can take two weeks to install. To aid your knowledge about dental crowns and why fitting them can take a while, we’ve put together this blog post of information for you. Dental crowns are used as a supplement to your existing teeth. They cover, defend and… Read more »

Holiday Hints for Taking Care of Your Teeth

The holidays are busy times, and they are coming up fast! Follow these principles to ensure a tooth-healthy holiday season. Brush: Brush your teeth twice daily, for two minutes each time, using a soft-bristled toothbrush. Replace it every 3-4 months. If your family hasn’t replaced toothbrushes in a while, buy toothbrushes in holiday colors and… Read more »

What Do You Do If Your Wisdom Tooth Is Impacted?

Our dentists are pleased to provide wisdom teeth removal for our patients in , . As your last four teeth to come through (out of 32 permanent teeth) they sometimes have difficulty erupting just because there isn’t sufficient room to let them come through. Should this occur, you are experiencing an impaction. Sometimes these impacted… Read more »

Do You Have Untreated Tooth Decay in Your Smile?

Don’t let tooth decay go untreated in your smile. When tooth decay sets in, it attacks your pearly whites and invites the formation of cavities. Cavities arise when oral bacteria feed on sugary foods (and drinks) to create acids. This acidic residue combines with bacteria, food particles, and saliva, in the mouth to form a sticky… Read more »

Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine Is the First Line of Defense Against Periodontal Disease

Every year some form of periodontal disease afflicts millions of Americans every year. The earliest stage, which is known as gingivitis, can cause your gums to look inflamed, red, and cause bad breath. Many gingivitis sufferers also complain that their gums bleed easily when brushing and flossing. Your chances of suffering periodontal disease increase with… Read more »

Make Tooth Loss Less Scary for Your Child by Partnering With the Tooth Fairy

It’s natural for children to lose their baby teeth. In fact, it’s needed because their baby teeth need to be replaced by their permanent teeth. So, they should start losing their little chompers at about 6 or 7 years old. When they lose their first tooth, it might be a little scary. However, it doesn’t… Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

If you are unaware of what baby bottle tooth decay is, it is an oral health condition in children caused by the breakdown of their teeth, often caused by sugary sweets found in baby bottles. Fortunately, with effective oral health care, you can protect your child’s smile from the risk of baby bottle tooth decay…. Read more »

How Have Braces Advanced Over Time?

Did you know braces are a lot better than they used to be? Well, it’s true. In fact, braces have advanced over time. Today, they are, comfortable, and even convenient appliances that can help you achieve the smile of your dreams. Dr. is happy to explain how orthodontic technology has advanced throughout time. First, braces… Read more »