The Dangers of Gum Disease

Chances are that you already know that gum disease can lead to bad breath and loose teeth. Maybe you even knew that gum disease can cause problems with your jaw. But did you know that gum disease, if left untreated can cause serious problems in other parts of your body? For example, if you live… Read more »

Rescuing a Tooth with a Dental Crown

Dental crowns are extradorinarily useful. They can be used to anchor a bridge to replace lost teeth in your smile. Crowns can also be used to cover chipped, cracked or discolored teeth or a tooth that has be damaged by decay. Additionally, a crown is useful for holding a tooth together that has a cavity… Read more »

What Is Causing Your Enamel Erosion?

If enamel erosion is affecting your smile, you are not alone. Although tooth enamel is the strongest material in your body, it can still be affected by acid levels in the mouth. This is important because left untreated, enamel erosion can allow bacteria and plaque to penetrate through small holes in the enamel, affecting the… Read more »

Ways to Become a Tooth-Brushing Master

You may have heard this, but it’s worth saying again here: brushing your teeth is the most powerful method to improve your dental health and thwart the advance of dental erosion and sickness. For the greatest results, it’s important to practice the best technique when tooth-brushing. The following are a few pieces of advice to… Read more »

The Meaning of Tongue Discoloration

Is your tongue looking a little strange lately? It may mean more than you might think. A white tongue may be a symptom of a condition known as leukoplakia. While leukoplakia itself dangerous, it can be a side-effect of cancer in its early stages. The cause is likely the use of tobacco products. A white tongue… Read more »

Things to Do to Prepare for Your Next Checkup

There are things you can do to help make your routine dental checkups more useful for you. Today, Dr. and our team are pleased to share some tips with you to make the most out of your next dental appointment with our dental practice. Tip #1 Make a list: Take a moment to write down any oral… Read more »

A Tooth with a Missing Filling Needs Timely Dental Care to Prevent Further Complications

Dental fillings are typically cemented into place or hardened by an ultraviolet light to secure their bond with the surrounding tooth enamel. If you are inconsistent with your daily brushing and flossing the bacteria living in your mouth could start to weaken the dental filling’s connection. If one of your dental fillings falls out, you… Read more »

Your New Partial Denture Needs to Be Included in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Practices

Even though your partial denture will not be susceptible to bacterial tooth decay, it will still need to be included in your daily oral hygiene routine. This will help extend the life of the removable dental appliance while also maintaining healthy gums and the health of the surrounding teeth.   Many people with a partial… Read more »

Reinstate Your Smile With a Dental Implant

Even though permanent teeth are supposed to last a lifetime, a tooth may be lost to severe decay, injury, gum disease, or another issue. Obviously, this isn’t ideal, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your smile. If you lose a tooth, Dr. may recommend a dental restoration like a dental implant. Our… Read more »

Keys to Preventing Toothaches

If you are suffering from a toothache, it means that the nerve endings within the pulp of a tooth have been damaged. Although many of the causes may not be visible to the naked eye, most toothaches come from nerve damage. If you suffer from any of the following, schedule a visit with your damage… Read more »