Dental Emergencies: What Should You Do?

If an emergency happened near you, there is a number that you’d probably call almost automatically. A professional would probably be on the other end who could calmly help you know what you can do. But in the case of a dental emergency, would you know what to do? We want to help you by… Read more »

Understanding Pregnancy and Dental Health

Are you aware of the connection between pregnancy and your oral health? Despite all the numerous changes that pregnancy can deliver to your body, it can also drastically affect your smile as well. For this reason, you will need to make sure that you visit your dentist regularly for the appropriate treatments if you are… Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Cold and Flu Season

Did you know that your smile may be at risk for several forms of dental damage during cold and flu season? Are you aware that the risk of damage is greatly increased when you are sick? If this wasn’t enough, individuals often neglect brushing and flossing when they are sick. To practice effective oral hygiene… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Treat Tooth Decay

If you are debating where you should seek dental treatment for a cavity or ignore its presence, our dental team encourages you to take action now. Tooth decay can become very serious and dangerous for your oral health if not treated right away. If addressed in the early stages, you can receive conservative treatment in… Read more »

The Reasons Why You Should Get an Oral Cancer Screening

Did you know you can get an oral cancer screening during your six-month checkup? Well, it’s true. This treatment is very beneficial for you, your smile and your entire health. Our dentist, Dr. Haws, is happy to provide this treatment to keep you healthy. There are many reasons why you should get an oral cancer… Read more »

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 »