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 »

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 »