Resolve to Floss in 2018

With the start of a new year comes New Year’s Resolutions. Unfortunately, many of our best-intentioned resolutions get tossed by the wayside by Valentine’s Day. We have a suggestion that doesn’t need to be forgotten or tossed aside because it is simple–but the payout is huge! Of course, we are talking about taking better care… Read more »

Common Symptoms and Risks Associated With Gum Disease

Gum disease is a chronic gum infection that can lead to the destruction of gum tissue and bone structure and the eventual loss of both bone and teeth. To help you protect your smile from gum disease, we have created a list of the common symptoms and risk factors you need to be aware of…. Read more »

Enjoy the New Year with Your New Smile Thanks to Tooth Hazard Prevention

You should never assume your teeth are extremely strong. The moment you think your teeth can handle any kind of task is the moment you suffer dental damage. Tooth hazards can strike anytime, and it can arise in even the most mundane of places. Even simple tasks that may not seem like a big issue… Read more »

The Facts About Chewing Gum

Chewing gum does more than just keep your mouth busy. In fact, it can even help your smile. This is why your dentist, Dr. , recommends chewing gum throughout the day. To tell you a little more about chewing gum in , , is happy to share some facts with you. -Sugar-free gum can help… Read more »

Not All Mouthwashes Are Created Equal

After developing excellent, consistent habits of brushing and flossing, some people choose to include mouthwash as part of their oral hygiene routine. If you want to do the same, there are some things you should know. The first thing you should know is that not all mouthwashes are the same. There is a plethora of… Read more »

A Dental Abscess Will Require Professional Treatment

A cavity often starts out as a small area of demineralization that affects a tooth’s enamel layer. Without professional treatment from a dentist, this area of tooth decay can continue to grow to compromise an increasing amount of a previously healthy dental structure. In time the bacterial presence could start to penetrate the root of… Read more »

All the Ways Your Dental Cleaning Can Help You

Your dental cleaning and exam appointments are very important for a top-notch oral health and smile. If you don’t attend your checkup every six months, your teeth and gums could be in danger. Your dentist, Dr. , strongly encourages attending your checkups because they can help you in a myriad of ways, like: -They can… Read more »

Dental Crown Facts

There are several types of dental restorations, including dental crowns. A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. At , we provide tooth-colored, aesthetic dental crowns. Dr. may suggest a dental crown in , , to: – Hold a weak tooth together… Read more »

Which Foods are Bad for Oral Health?

Eating the right foods can perform miracles for your dental health. Specifically, you should pay attention for foods that cause dry mouth, that discolors enamel and/or that are hard to chew. Review this list of foods to ensure that you’re careful about what you’re chowing down on. Drinking too much alcohol not only raises your… Read more »

Preparing Your Smile for Oral Emergencies

Are you aware that oral emergencies often depend on the treatment they receive within the first few minutes of an accident occurring? Believe it or not, teeth that have been fully knocked out can be saved if you place them gently into a tooth-saving solution before they dry out. With the tooth in a liquid… Read more »