The Effect of Chemotherapy on Dental Health

You are probably aware of some of the side effects of chemotherapy, such as nausea and hair loss. However, over a third of cancer patients also develop dental health issues such as pain in the mouth and gums; chronic dry mouth; a burning, peeling or swelling tongue; oral infection; and a change in taste. Our… Read more »

Spooktacular Dental Hygiene

The Fall season often comes with lots of candy. With trick-or-treating approaching, it’s more important than ever to have “spooktacular” dental hygiene. Great oral hygiene can help protect the teeth from the acids the mouth produces from sugar. Dr. and our team are happy to instruct you on how to “spooktacularly” care for your smile…. Read more »

Causes & Solutions of Bad Breath

Many people suffer from dragon breath on occasion. Bad breath, which is also called halitosis, can be embarrassing and unpleasant. Did you know that there are certain things that can cause bad breath and that there are ways to keep bad breath at bay? Causes of bad breath include: – Dry mouth – Gum disease… Read more »

Tips on Calming Dental Anxiety During a Tooth Extraction

Dental anxiety is a real problem for many people. It involves feeling completely terrified in the dental chair. Our dentist, Dr. , and dental team never want you to feel this way during your appointments at . So, we have some tips that can help you relieve that anxiety if you have an upcoming tooth… Read more »

The Reasons Why You Should Get Dentures

Fortunately, there are many dental restorations in the world today that can help you have the smile of your dreams. Some of those restorations can include dental implants, dental bridges, and dental crowns. Today, our dental team would like to tell you a little more about dentures and why you should consider improving your oral… Read more »

How to Keep Your Appointment Successful When You Have Heart Disease

Your mouth is linked to your overall health. In fact, it often contributes to your heart. If you have heart disease, there are certain things you need to do to care for your smile. There are also things you need to do to have a successful appointment at . The first thing is to give… Read more »

The Advantages of Electric Toothbrushes

Many people have a hard time deciding whether to use manual or electric toothbrushes. While everyone has their personal preference, the brushes are both very beneficial. In fact, one is not better than the other. There are great characteristics to each oral hygiene tool. Today, Dr. is happy to share the advantages of electric toothbrushes…. Read more »

TMJ Disorder Can Be Caused by Several Things

TMJ disorder is a broad term used to describe discomfort, distress, or some form of dysfunction in the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. These complex joints incorporate muscles, connective tissue, and cartilage to provide your mouth with its full range of motion. Early symptoms of TMJ disorder could involve a dull ache in the… Read more »

How to Overcome Dental Fear

The time has come for your biannual dental cleaning and exam at , but you are a little nervous. You may be surprised to learn that dental fears and anxieties are common. Luckily, there are some ways that you and your dentist can overcome your nervousness together. Tell your dentist about your fears immediately. From… Read more »

Is It Time for a Dental Bridge?

Has Dr. said that it may be time for a dental bridge? You may be wondering what that means for you. Read on! A bridge is a prosthetic device that is permanently fixed to your gumline, serving as a substitute for one or more missing teeth. It is anchored to your mouth with the help… Read more »