Keep Your Smile Safe and Strong with These Cavity-Fighting Tactics

Cavities are created from the destruction of our tooth enamel until enough damage has been done to create a hole in the tooth. If we are lax with our oral health, cavities will have a chance to thrive. To better protect your mouth from the effects of cavities, practice safe and effective oral health care… Read more »

What Can Dental Crowns Do for You?

Are you in need of a total dental restoration treatment such as dental crowns? Dental crowns–or “caps”–are often used to cap damaged or unsightly teeth. Since they are placed over the entirety of the visible tooth above the gums, they can provide the added benefit of protection from the elements beyond just the aesthetics improvement… Read more »

An Injured Tongue Might Need Basic First-Aid Treatment

A blow to the face, hard fall or other oral accident has the potential to cause a tongue injury. While most are minor, there are some times when a tongue injury is significant enough to require basic first aid. To aid in this, your dentist, Dr. , offers these important insights. It’s important to get… Read more »

Daily Tips and Techniques to Help Maintain Your New Dentures

Your removable dentures were designed by your dentist, Dr. , to fit into the void left behind by your missing teeth. While it is made from durable materials that are not susceptible to tooth decay, you will still need to clean and maintain your denture each day. This will help maintain the health of your… Read more »

The American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance Notes High-Quality Oral Hygiene Products

The American Dental Association recognizes that there are multiple facets involved in maintaining good oral health. It starts with the consistency and quality of your daily oral hygiene routine. Unfortunately, dubious claims made by certain manufacturers can sometimes obscure the difference between a quality oral hygiene product and a cosmetic one. To address this serious… Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Cannot Replace the Effectiveness of Flossing Your Teeth

In the modern age, many oral hygiene product manufacturers have embraced invasive marketing messages in an attempt to woo customers to purchase their products. One of the most obtrusive examples comes from antiseptic mouthwash. Some manufacturers have claimed that the ingredients in antiseptic mouthwash are strong enough to kill bacteria in your mouth and wash… Read more »

Dental Bonding Perks

Dental bonding is the process Dr. uses to attach materials directly to a tooth to improve the color or shape. The tooth enamel is fused with the bonding material, which may be porcelain or resin, to create a strong restoration that feels like your original tooth. When is dental bonding used? Our dentist may recommend… Read more »

Dental Crowns: How to Care for the Restoration

A dental crown, also known as a dental cap, is a strong and reliable dental restoration, but there’s still a chance that it can become broken or damaged or that it could fall out of place. So, to keep your dental crown in tip-top shape, then our team encourages you to take good care of… Read more »

You Should Be Wary for Symptoms of Oral or Pharyngeal Cancer

Research by the American Dental Association found that statistically one out of every 92 adults will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer in their lifetime. While the average age of detection is 62 years old, increased risk factors, such as a family history of oral cancer, tobacco use and alcohol abuse, increase your… Read more »

When a Filling Falls Out, the Tooth Might Need a Crown Restoration

Dr. routinely uses fillings to repair modest areas of tooth decay. As time passes, it’s possible for the bacteria in your mouth to gain access to the cement anchoring the filling to the tooth. This can allow a new area of decay to form within the tooth. In time, this could make the filling fall… Read more »