Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Fluoride Supplements Can Help With Cavity Prevention

Problems with gum disease and cavities can often be linked to inconsistent oral hygiene habits. When you fail to brush your teeth twice a day or you sometimes forget to floss, bacterial deposits can start to accumulate in your mouth. As time goes on the long-term buildup of oral plaque acids can start demineralizing your… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Might Need to Be Treated by a Dental Crown Restoration

Oral trauma from a household fall or other accidental blow to the mouth can sometimes impact with enough force to badly chip or fracture a tooth. Even if the damage to the natural tooth enamel doesn’t cause immediate sensitivity or lingering discomfort, the tooth could still be susceptible to future complications. Over time the aberrant… Read more »

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 »