The Facts About Plaque

Have you ever heard that plaque is bad for your teeth? Did you know that you should try to prevent tartar? While avoiding plaque buildup and tartar is important, have you ever been told why? Similarly, have you been told what plaque and tartar could do to your pearly whites? Plaque is actually a filmy… Read more »

Fluoride: The Mineral Needed for a Strong Smile

It’s important to have a strong and healthy smile so you can prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and even enamel erosion. But how do you achieve a strong and healthy smile in the first place? Well, our dental team has a tip for you! Fluoride is the mineral you need to achieve your smile goals…. Read more »

Bridges vs. Implants

You probably know that missing a tooth can be embarrassing and that you should have a missing tooth addressed as soon as possible. However, did you know that missing teeth can also affect the health of your entire mouth? If you’re missing teeth, we recommend considering the benefits of a bridge or an implant. An… Read more »

The Benefits of Dental Floss

As a staple of oral health care habits, flossing your teeth is often lost in the myriad of treatment options to keep our teeth and gums healthy and clean. Flossing oftentimes takes a backseat to brushing but it is still important to floss daily to remove any food particles that brushing alone cannot. Without flossing,… Read more »

Full and Partial Dentures are a Great Way to Restore Your Smile

Having teeth missing from your mouth can really mess with your quality of life, making it harder to eat, speak, and even changing your face shape. Not to mention that missing teeth can make you feel embarrassed about showing your smile. Getting dentures, whether full or partial, can restore your smile. If you need partial… Read more »

Do You Know Why Toothaches Hurt?

Many people tend to ignore a toothache until it becomes almost unbearable. Generally, this is considered a mistake because it’s important to address a toothache as soon as possible. You see, toothaches generally don’t go away without professional help. But did you know why a toothache could become worse? You have a variety of nerves… Read more »

Your Long-Term Oral Health Can Be Seriously Impaired by Gum Disease

The American Dental Association estimates that nearly half of the people age 30 and older have some form of periodontal disease affecting their gum tissues. The Centers for Disease Control also report that 64 percent of people 65 and over have been diagnosed with moderate-to-severe periodontal disease. Hardened tartar forming at the gumline is the… Read more »

Dental Bridges Can Do Wonders for Your Mouth and Your Self-Esteem

Your smile and your self-esteem are often linked. If one suffers, the other is sure to suffer as well. If your smile is missing a few of its bright white members, inevitably, your whole mouth suffers, and likely your self-esteem as well. Dr. can craft you a world-class dental bridge to give you back the… Read more »

Fractured Tooth Enamel Might Need to Be Restored by a Crown

Your tooth enamel is designed to be hard and durable enough to handle a lifetime of biting, chewing and grinding. However, there are some things that can fracture a tooth, like grinding your teeth, nibbling on foreign objects or experiencing a blow to the face. As long as the damage is limited to the enamel… Read more »

Preventing Cavities with Chewing Gum

It is imperative that you uphold proper dental hygiene to maintain ideal oral health. Brush your teeth with a fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day. In addition, floss your teeth at least once a day. In addition, be sure to visit at least twice a year. If you would like a little extra help… Read more »