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 »

How to Choose Dental Hygiene Products with Confidence

When you shop for dental hygiene products, how do you know which products are best? Which ones will actually provide the promised results and effectively help your smile? In order to know which products are best, look for the ADA Seal of Acceptance. The ADA Seal means that a product is safe and effective, and… Read more »

Composite Dental Filling Care

If you have a cavity, our dentist may recommend a dental filling in , . To treat your tooth, Dr. will remove the decayed part of the tooth and fill the area with the dental filling material. A dental filling may also be used to repair cracked, worn down, or broken teeth. How Is a… Read more »

Always Look for the ADA Seal of Acceptance Before Buying an Oral Hygiene Product

The oral hygiene aisle at the store is awash with products that are propped up by persuasive marketing messages and advertising slogans. The American Dental Association’s understand that all of these messages can sometimes make it hard to tell the difference between a high quality oral hygiene product and an ineffective one. Some oral hygiene… Read more »

Treating Sleep Apnea With a Boil and Bite Snore Guard Can Help

Snoring is a common side effect of sleep apnea. To effectively explore your treatment options, you should have your sleep apnea properly diagnosed. People that suffer from severe sleep apnea often need a positive pressure treatment device known as a CPAP machine in order to get a good night’s sleep If you are only diagnosed… Read more »

Snacking, Tooth Decay, and Your Smile

Do you ever find yourself snacking throughout the day? If you do, you probably know that sugary or starchy foods could hurt your teeth, but would you be surprised to learn that how and when you eat could cause trouble? You see, after you eat acids form in your mouth and weaken your teeth. Please… Read more »