Ways Not to Whiten Your Teeth

If you decide to look up “home remedies” on the Internet, you will be busy for a while. Home remedies exist for every ailment and condition. And home remedies for whitening your teeth are no exception. But do any of them work? Well, in some cases, the jury is out, but the consensus seems to… Read more »

The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Do you know what the warning signs of gum disease are? Do you know what gum disease is, and why so many dentists – including Dr. do so much to make sure that their patients aren’t suffering from this health problem? Gum disease has serious consequences on your oral health if not treated as quickly… Read more »

What to Expect During a Routine Dental Cleaning

We are so pleased that you have chosen us as your dental professionals! Dr. and our team recommend that you come in for a routine dental appointment at least every six months. These preventive dental appointments can help us to help you improve and maintain the health of your smile. Dental Cleaning At the beginning… Read more »

If You Have a Cavity, a Dental Filling May Be the Solution

What is a dental filling? To restore a tooth that has been damaged by decay back to its natural shape and strength, we may recommend a dental filling. A dental filling is used to restore the shape and function of a tooth after the decayed area has been removed. Do I need a dental filling?… Read more »

The Why Behind the Advice

We’ve all been told what to do to fight cavities, but do you know WHY the tips help? Let’s look at some common dental advice and see why it works! Brush and Floss: Brush and floss your teeth! We have heard this advice since we were children. Here are the basics: brush your teeth twice… Read more »

Tend to Your Smile During Cold and Flu Season

When you are sick, it’s hard to think of other responsibilities, which often get put on the back burner until you are healthy again. Unfortunately, oral health care often gets pushed aside. As a result, your body is placed at a higher risk of cavities and gum disease which could be harmful to your health… Read more »

If You Have Weakened Teeth, Inquire About Dentures

The older you get, the more at risk you can become for serious dental problems such as advanced tooth decay and gum disease–both of which can cause you to lose several teeth or develop weak teeth. This can reduce your ability to chew food or speak clearly, taking away your quality of life. If you… Read more »

What Can I Do to Prevent Gum Disease?

Gum disease is a harmful oral health condition that can greatly threaten your smile. We invite you to take steps to prevent gum disease so that your smile can remain in good health. Gum disease results from plaque buildup going untreated and being allowed to irritate your gum tissues, causing redness and swelling. If not… Read more »

Oral Trauma First-Aid Often Involves a Gentle Saltwater Rinse

Sometimes an accidental blow to the mouth during sports or from a hose hold slip and fall can potentially cause harm to teeth and soft tissues. In a situation like this, the application of some basic first-aid can help minimize complications while you assess the need for professional care. Here at , we want you… Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth with Fluoridated Toothpaste Helps Strengthen Tooth Enamel

Along with flossing at least once, brushing your teeth twice per day establishes an important foundation for the prevention of cavities and gum disease. The American Dental Association recommends using a soft-bristled toothbrush and apply a brand of fluoridated toothpaste with mild abrasives. Fluoride is especially helpful, as it has been proven to strengthen the… Read more »