Holiday Dental Hygiene

The holiday time gives plenty of chances for snacking on sugary treats. This can be fun occasionally, but it also makes it even more important to keep up on the basics of dental hygiene. Brush: The American Dental Association (ADA) suggests you brush your teeth for 2 minutes, two times a day. Use tooth-wide, back… Read more »

The Differences Between Infant Oral Care and Toddler Oral Care

Did you know there are different ways you should take care of an infant’s smile compared to taking care of a toddler’s smile? Well, it’s true. Each stage of life has different requirements for oral care. To help you properly care for your infant and toddler’s smiles, our dentist, Dr. , has some information would… Read more »

Tooth Decay: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

What exactly is tooth decay? Tooth decay occurs when a type of bacteria called plaque produces acid which builds up on your teeth and burrows into your enamel, creating such dental issues as cavities, gum disease or abscesses. Tooth decay happens every day, but it’s only noticeable symptom is that white, filmy substance on your… Read more »

Is A Flipper Denture Right For You?

Missing teeth need to be replaced. If you are missing teeth, your ability to eat and speak can be compromised; plaque and bacteria can use the empty slots in your smile to accumulate, and your remaining teeth can drift out of alignment. One of the biggest problems with missing teeth is the negative impact on… Read more »

Watch Our for These Tooth Hazards!

Protecting your pearly whites from damage is an imperative at , and we know that you’re not always going to be in our office. That’s why we, along with Dr. , have assembled a list of hazards for your benefit. Read over this list and pledge to defend your pearly whites by evading any of… Read more »

A Chipped Front Tooth Needs to Be Examined and Treated by a Dentist

Bad habits like nibbling your nails, chewing on pencils, or using your teeth to open packaging can place your front teeth at increased risk of suffering a chip or a fracture. This can cause several different problems. Beyond possible tooth sensitivity problems and obvious changes to your smile’s appearance, the compromised tooth enamel could gradually… Read more »

Teeth Whitened with a Dental Bleaching Treatment Will Still Need to Be Maintained

Dental stains can afflict the appearance of the teeth in your smile if you frequently consume dark beverages or occasionally use tobacco. If minor surface stains aren’t cleaned away from the faces of your teeth in a timely manner, they can gradually start to saturate your tooth enamel. In a situation like this, you might… Read more »

What is the Best Rinsing Technique?

If you include brushing, flossing, and rinsing in your oral hygiene routine, then you’re on the right track toward a top-notch oral health and smile. Today, Dr. and our dental team would like to talk about rinsing because many don’t know how to properly rinse their mouth. So, to help you have the best rinsing… Read more »

The Oral Health Care Guidebook to Cavity Prevention

Although cavity treatment can be done with dental fillings, it’s best to stop cavities before they form by cleaning your teeth daily. This includes routines such as brushing and flossing daily as well as scheduling professional cleanings with your dentist twice every year. To take care of your oral health with cavity prevention treatments, consider the… Read more »

The Excitement of a Better Smile Awaits with Tooth Hazard Prevention

In order to keep your smile out of harm’s way, it is important to ensure your oral health can remain in optimum condition. However, there are plenty of risks, both seen and unseen in our world that seek to damage your precious teeth and gums. The excitement of a better smile awaits with tooth hazard… Read more »