The One Reason You Can’t Miss Cleanings

Regular visits with Dr. at in , , are an integral part of keeping your teeth and mouth as healthy as possible. While it’s obvious that it’s good to have your teeth thoroughly cleaned by our staff, there is one big reason why you shouldn’t ever skip regular cleanings. Let’s look at that reason today…. Read more »

Include Your Dental Crown in Your Dental Hygiene Routine

A dental crown in , , is a nearly perfect replica of the enamel layer of a tooth. If residual food particles and plaque are not cleaned away from the crown, they will harden into tartar, which promotes gum disease and tooth decay. The advanced form of gum disease, known as periodontitis, can cause your… Read more »

This Halloween, Treat Your Children to Healthy Smiles

What are you doing to protect your children’s healthy smiles as the fall festivities begin? As tempting as it is to allow them to cut back on healthy eating when they are surrounded by bountiful sugary treats, they will be happier if they emerge from the holiday celebrations without additional cavities. As Halloween fast approaches,… Read more »

A Simple Fluoride Treatment Can Fortify Your Tooth Enamel

The bacteria in your mouth and the acidic foods and drinks you enjoy can gradually erode the microscopic mineral crystals that make up your tooth enamel. This process, which is known as demineralization, can pose some serious long-term complications for your teeth. On a long enough timeline, unchecked enamel erosion can create microscopic channels through… Read more »

What You Should Know About Gum Disease

Gum disease can creep up pretty quickly, and could be difficult to notice. Since gum disease can cause damage in your mouth, you should try to do whatever you can to avoid the issue. As you probably know, brushing and flossing can help you avoid this disease—but did you know that even if your oral… Read more »

Identifying the Cause of Tooth Sensitivity Will Improve Your Treatment Options

Many people struggle with tooth sensitivity. Common symptoms include pain or a sharp stinging sensation in your teeth when you consume hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods and beverages. You might find temporary relief by using a brand of toothpaste that is specially formulated to mitigate tooth sensitivity. However, it’s still a good idea to… Read more »

Understand Dental Talk by Knowing These Common Dental Terms

To help you understand your dentist, Dr. , and dental team a little bit more when you come into our dental practice for your appointments, we have provided the definitions to the following common dental terms: Dental filling: A dental filling is a restoration that is needed when tooth decay has attacked and damaged your tooth…. Read more »

Strengthen Tooth Enamel

The internal structures of each of your teeth is protected by a layer of tooth enamel. Tooth enamel gets its amazing strength from densely packed microscopic mineral crystals. This is what gives your teeth the strength and durability to bite off, chew and grind hard foods. The integrity of these mineral crystals helps to prevent… Read more »

Relief from Sleep Apnea Symptoms With a Mandibular Snore Guard

It is estimated by the National Sleep Foundation that over 18 million adults struggle with some degree of sleep apnea. Snoring and breathing interruption are two of the most common symptoms that cause sleep apnea sufferers to get poor sleep. Research in this area has continued to grow, and now there are several different treatment… Read more »

Installing a Partial to Restore the Function and Appearance of Multiple Lost Teeth

If multiple teeth in your mouth have been lost or compromised by significant tooth decay, extractions, or advanced periodontal disease, it can have serious implications for the function of your mouth. While it certainly will impair your ability to chew food, it can also affect your speech and overall quality of life. In a case… Read more »