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 »

What Is Mouthwash Used For?

What is mouthwash used for? Mouthwash is a type of dental cleaner that carries a wide variety of oral health benefits. Depending on your smile’s needs, choose a mouthwash that can safely and effectively help make your smile shine and give you the oral health care you wish to have. Be careful about which products… Read more »

The Benefits of Sugarless Chewing Gum on Your Smile

What are the benefits of sugarless chewing gum on your smile? Although most forms of gum are similar, some have added ingredients that may help with whitening your teeth or freshening your breath. However, it is best to avoid chewing gum that has sugar, as sugars are known to contribute to dental erosion. Chewing sugarless… Read more »

Make Sure You Have These Oral Hygiene Items While Traveling

Oral hygiene is vital, even when traveling. Many people believe vacations are breaks from life, which means vacations are breaks from cleaning their smile. But that is not true. It’s extremely important to clean your teeth and gums every single day. So, to help you take good care of your smile while you’re on your… Read more »

A Distressed Temporary Crown Needs Professional Care

Dental crown restorations performed at our dental office typically has two distinction phases of treatment. During your first appointment, Dr. will remove the enamel layer of the tooth. This leaves behind a dentin pillar that is called an abutment that will eventually anchor the new crown in your mouth. Our team will then create an… Read more »

Replacing a Missing Tooth with a Dental Implant Can Prevent Further Complications

When a tooth in your mouth is lost, it can lead to several different complications beyond chewing inefficiency. Depending on the tooth’s location, it could affect your outward appearance and even alter the clarity of your speech. With the passage of time, the structural void could also cause the neighboring teeth to alter their positions…. Read more »