Smile Therapy: Endodontics

If you have ever suffered any dental damage in the past, you probably understand how important it is to have your teeth checked out immediately. This is a problem because bacteria can then enter a tooth and cause severe dental damage in the form of infections, pulp death, and tooth loss. A specialized branch of… Read more »

Tooth Loss Risks the Function of Your Smile, But a Dental Bridge Can Restore It

If you lost a tooth as a result of it being knocked out, extracted, or deeply affected by tooth decay, you could experience decreased function and long-term health of your mouth in more ways than one. For example, you will be chewing with fewer teeth and may notice changes to your facial structure that make… Read more »

Swelling and Wisdom Teeth

Impacted wisdom teeth typically go one of two ways: they’re no concern at all or they’re a big issue. How will it turn out for you? While we hope that they’re no issue, we want to do all that we can to stop them from becoming a concern for you in the future. Here’s a… Read more »

Care for Your Smile by Learning About Dental Floss

  Optimum oral healthcare depends upon optimum oral hygiene. In order to keep your teeth and gums clean, you will need to be using safe and effective cleaning utensils that can actively clean all areas of your mouth on a daily basis. Even though brushing is extremely effective for keeping your smile clean, it cannot… Read more »

A Lost Dental Filling Needs Professional Dental Care

Dental fillings are typically married to the adjacent tooth enamel with a strong dental adhesive, or an ultraviolet light hardening process. This is often an effective way to repair the structural integrity of a tooth that suffered from a small cavity or other minor tooth enamel defect. If you continually struggle to remember to brush… Read more »

Three Common Denture Myths Busted

Over time, many misconceptions and myths about dentures have developed, sometimes discouraging individuals from choosing dentures to achieve healthy teeth. The truth is that patients who receive properly fitted dentures and practice excellent dental hygiene can enjoy healthy, beautiful smiles. Our dentist and team are here to disprove three common denture myths to help you… Read more »

A Damaged Dental Bridge Needs the Attention of a Professionally Trained Dentist

A dental bridge is often a convenient and effective method for replacing a missing tooth. It is typically created in a dental lab from durable dental materials that replicate the strength of natural tooth enamel. However, just like a natural tooth, it is still possible for something to chip or fracture a dental bridge. This… Read more »

Do You Know the Different Parts of Teeth

Have you heard that teeth contain two basic parts: the visible crown and the root? The crowns of pearly whites support you to grind food for digestion, and the roots anchor the pearly whites firmly in your oral cavity. Each tooth in your mouth is made of several different layers of oral tissue, including enamel,… Read more »

The Fundamentals of Dental Hygiene

Brushing your teeth is a vital aspect of great oral health care. There are other important and basic things you can do as well: flossing, using mouthwash, and visiting your dentist. Let’s address these one at a time. Brushing is key and one of the most basic things you can do to care for your… Read more »

Got Dental Crown Questions? We’re Happy to Help

Sometimes the dental world can be a little confusing and overwhelming, especially because it seems as though it has a language of its own. Many patients feel this way, and it’s OK if you do too. Our dentist, Dr. , would be happy to help you understand it a little more by teaching you about… Read more »