A Crown Can Be Installed to Address a Wide Range of Dental Problems

For all intents and purposes a crown replicates the enamel layer of a tooth that has been compromised in some way. Dr. might recommend a crown be installed to address a wide range of dental problems. Crowns are commonly used to repair or restore a tooth that has been compromised by a large cavity or… Read more »

Custom Dental Veneers

Minor tooth imperfections, chipped tooth enamel and deeply stained teeth can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. In a situation like this, your dentist, Dr. , might recommend improving your smile with custom-made dental veneers. Porcelain dental veneers are thin, porcelain-ceramic shells that are cemented onto the face of your teeth. They are a… Read more »

Basic First Aid Considerations for a Damaged Bridge

When Dr. restored your missing or lost tooth with a bridge it was intended to stand the test of time. Unfortunately, there are times when the pervasive bacteria of advanced gum disease, or a blow to the face, can damage a part of your bridge or even break one of the abutments that anchor it… Read more »

Having a Routine Fluoride Treatment to Strengthen Tooth Enamel

Your tooth enamel is composed of dense microscopic mineral crystals. Each day, the acidic foods and drinks you consume, as well as the natural bacteria in your mouth, can erode these microscopic structures. In time, this process known as demineralization can weaken tooth enamel, causing cavities and leading to heightened sensitivity in some of your… Read more »

Don’t Let Dental Anxiety Cramp Your Smile

Dental anxiety is nothing new, and is quite common actually. Dental anxiety is a generalized unease patients can feel about going to see their dentist. It can prevent you from having the smile of your dreams if you avoid getting checkups and cleanings, or putting off necessary treatment such as dental restorations. Dental anxiety can arise… Read more »

The Home Treatments for Tooth Sensitivity

Are your teeth extremely sensitive? If so, our team has some tips for you that will help you finally enjoy those hot and cold foods and drinks you’ve been missing! There are three things you can do at home to relieve your sensitivity, and those three things are: Change your brand of toothpaste Whitening toothpaste… Read more »

Should You Be Concerned about Gum Disease?

A beautiful smile begins with healthy teeth and gums. Those who neglect to take care of the basics–daily brushing, flossing, and rinsing with a mouthwash to kill bacteria–are missing out on the necessary foundation to good oral health and sadly, are on their way to tooth decay and gum disease. Removing oral bacteria every day prevents… Read more »

The Truth About Scraping Your Tongue

Have you ever considered using a tongue scraper? Do you know what the benefits of brushing your tongue are? Today, our team is happy to give you the answers to questions like these. Strictly speaking, brushing your tongue isn’t necessary—though it may not be a bad idea. Your tongue will naturally clean itself as it… Read more »

Questions And Answers About The History Of Toothbrushes

Learn a little more about this oral hygiene aid by reading about its history below. Who invented the first toothbrush? The Babylonians and Egyptians of 3,500 B.C. were the first to create a toothbrush. Theirs was a chewing stick, a twig with a frayed end you chewed on to clean your teeth. This type of… Read more »

Cleaning Tips for Your Denture

If you have dentures, it’s very important to keep them in tip-top shape by cleaning them each day. However, there are many things you need to do to perform a proper cleaning job, so it could get a bit confusing or overwhelming. So, to help you properly clean your dentures, we have provided the following… Read more »