A Tooth with Fractured Enamel Might Need a Crown

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

How Can Dental Bridges Improve Your Smile?

Do you have a hard time talking or eating because you have missing teeth? Do you ever wonder what you might be able to do about it? There are a number of things you can consider doing to restore your teeth and smile, including a dental bridge. Typically, a dental bridge is made up of… Read more »

The Best Toothbrushing Practices

Are you certain that you brush your teeth properly? Everybody has developed their personal hygiene habits, but there is nearly always room for improvement. There are always little tips that you can follow that will improve how you brush your teeth. For example, you probably know you should brush twice a day—but did you know… Read more »

Dental X-Rays Provide an Invaluable Glimpse into Your Oral Health

Dr. and our team at in , , are here to help you with all of your oral care needs. Because of modern dental technology, we can take radiographs, or as they are more commonly known, dental X-rays to spot exactly what is happening in your mouth. The goal is to find problems before they… Read more »

Six Spooktacular Tricks to a Healthier Smile this Halloween

Your team of spooktacular cavity busters at , wants you to have a safe and happy Halloween. Enjoy the sights and scares of a frightful fall, but don’t fall for the tricks that get could turn your mouth into a living nightmare.Here are six tricks for treating your mouth this Halloween, and beyond: – Try… Read more »

How Vital Is Saliva Production to Your Healthy Smile?

Everyone knows that healthy teeth and gums are important to a healthy smile, but did you know that saliva is actually a key component to a healthy mouth as well? Created from blood, saliva maintains healthy soft and hard tissues in the mouth. Saliva’s job is to wash away food particles and moisten and break… Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Baby Teeth

Your child’s baby teeth are important to his or her development. These teeth help them chew, speak, and smile. The primary teeth also hold the place for the permanent teeth to grow in. The health of the baby teeth is important because when one is lost too early, the permanent teeth can drift into the… Read more »

Restore Your Smile with Dental Implants

What Are Dental Implants? For a patient who is missing one or more permanent teeth, Dr. may recommend dental implants in , . A dental implant is a restoration that replaces both the missing tooth and its root. A dental implant is made up of a titanium post, which fuses with the jawbone, and a… Read more »

Helpful Facts About Dental Veneers

Dental Veneers Veneers are custom-made shells of tooth-colored material that are used to cover the front side of the teeth. Dr. may recommend veneers if you have smile flaws that you would like to correct. Improving the appearance of your smile can increase your confidence and self-esteem. Dental Veneers Can Correct Smile Flaws Veneers in… Read more »

The Risks to Look Out for With Oral Piercings

Oral piercings can be dangerous for your smile, so if you’re considering piercing your lip, tongue, or cheek, it’s best to think about the different risks and complications that can occur. Some risks and complications that can occur include: –Infections: Because your mouth is full of bacteria, there is a high chance that the wound… Read more »