How Does Age Affect Your Teeth?

Do you ever wonder if there could be anything you might be able to do to protect the health of your pearly whites as you age? You probably know that you should clean your teeth and visit our team twice every year, but there are a number of other things you should consider doing. You… Read more »

A Bridge Can Restore the Presence of a Knocked-Out Tooth in Your Mouth

The force needed to knock a tooth out often causes so much trauma that your dentist, Dr. , cannot save it. The root and any remnants of the tooth need to be extracted to treat the pain and prevent a future infection. Once your gums have healed, might recommend replacing the knocked-out tooth with a… Read more »

A Cracked Tooth Might Need to Be Fully Replaced with a Bridge

When a hard blow to the face carries enough force to crack a tooth, the resulting damage can often be severe. If the tooth is cleaved into two, or if the root has been significantly compromised, your dentist, Dr. , might recommend completely extracting the tooth and suturing the gums. Later, can help you replace… Read more »

Do You Know Why Dental X-Rays Are Necessary?

Dr. and our team at in , , are here to help you with all of your oral care needs. Thanks to modern dental technology, we can take radiographs, or as they are more commonly known, dental X-rays, to give us the ability to see what is happening in your mouth. Our goal is to… Read more »

Hygiene Hints for Halloween

In the maddening rush of sweets that is flying our way on Halloween, protect yourself from going batty. The more sweets you eat, the fewer teeth you might keep. Cavities are spooky, and they love hitching their wagons on the backs of sugary delights. It is highly important to always brush and floss your fangs… Read more »

Proper Flossing Method

Dr. and our team encourage each of our patients to brush and floss diligently every day. Individuals should brush their teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. Unfortunately, there are many people who leave flossing out of their dental hygiene routine. Others do not know how to floss properly. Our dentist… Read more »

How to Avoid Cavities During the Holidays

As you probably know, the holiday season typically spans from Halloween to New Years. Typically, this season is a time of fun and family. Similarly, during this season, you’ll probably find yourself surrounded by more sweets than you normally might. As you can probably guess, this means you might be more vulnerable to cavities. Naturally,… Read more »

You Can Use Whitening Strips to Improve or Maintain Your Smile

If the teeth in your smile have been yellowed by the passage of time or by your enjoyment of staining foods and beverages, it can leave you feeling socially awkward. In a situation like this, there are several different options that your dentist might suggest. Wearing whitening strips is a convenient way to whiten minor… Read more »

Veneers: What You Need to Know

What Are Dental Veneers? Veneers are custom-made shells of tooth-colored material that are used to cover the front side of the teeth. Dr. may recommend veneers if you have smile flaws that you would like to correct. Improving the appearance of your smile can increase your confidence and self-esteem. What Smile Flaws Can Dental Veneers… Read more »

Your New Bridge Requires Routine Brushing and Maintenance

Your new dental bridge will effectively replace the function and appearance of your lost tooth. Even though your new bridge is made from materials like gold, base metals or porcelain that are not susceptible to the ravages of tooth decay, it will still require some basic brushing and maintenance. Hardened tartar buildup near the gumline… Read more »