The Most Likely Crown Materials

A crown replaces the decayed or damaged enamel of a tooth thus restoring the full function and appearance of the tooth. Your dentist will suggest the best material for your crown based on that particular tooth’s relationship to your smile and its primary function in your mouth. Molars and premolars are rarely in your smile,… Read more »

Is Gum Disease Threatening Your Oral Health?

If you are experiencing swollen or tender gums, you might be in the early stages of periodontal (gum) disease. If you have persistent bad breath you may also have a medical condition along with gum disease. If left untreated, gum disease can cause major damage to the soft tissue and bone supporting your pearly whites,… Read more »

Cavity and Cancer Free!

When patients visit their dental office for their dental cleanings, they may not always realize that a dental checkup involves more than just the teeth and gums. Your dentist will take the time to check out the state of a your health, and look for: –tooth decay –gum disease –bone disease –bite problems –possibly take… Read more »

Teeth Whitening: Watch out for These Problems

Did you know that teeth whitening is the treatment that patients request most often? In fact, Americans spend more than 15 billion dollars a year to whiten their teeth. If you are interested in whitening your smile, you can choose to visit your dentist or to buy an over-the-counter kit. But, if you are going… Read more »

Frightening Facts About Cavities

A frightening time for parents lurks around the corner as Halloween peaks its pumpkin head. However, it doesn’t have to be frightening. If you can help your children receive the proper oral care they need, they will be prepared for the holiday season and all the joys it has to bring. With tooth decay thriving… Read more »

How to Improve Your Experience with Dentures

If you are one who often gets annoyed with dentures, we are happy to help you improve your experience with dentures! If you use the following tips each day, you will love your appliance more and more: • Eat the right foods: When you first begin wearing the dentures, it is best to eat soft… Read more »

Help Your Children Grow into their Smile with Space Maintainers

Space maintainers are great appliances that help your child save their smile if they have lost a tooth prematurely. Although not every child needs a space maintainer if they do so, it is best to visit with the dentist and determine if your child needs a space maintainer or not. Space maintainers come in all… Read more »