Include Professional Dental Cleanings in Your Gum Disease Prevention Plan

Periodontal disease is an infection of the gum tissues that develops from the bacteria introduced by hardened tartar at the gumline. To prevent this disease, we encourage you to receive professional dental cleanings as well as caring for your dental health at home. Also known as gum disease, it is a chronic and destructive condition… Read more »

Dental Amalgams May Be Ideal For a Molar Cavity

The teeth that sit in the back of your mouth are known as premolars and molars, and they are crucial in helping you chew up and grind your food. When cavities develop on a back tooth, you can experience unpleasant sensations such as changes in tooth texture, increased tooth sensitivity, and sharp pain when you… Read more »

Year End Smile Upgrades: Dental Veneers

Have you ever thought about a holiday smile makeover? If you wish to start out the year with a much-improved smile, consider the benefits of the tooth restoration process such as dental veneers can provide. Dental veneers are highly effective tooth restoration treatments designed to cap the fronts of teeth with a prosthetic shell that… Read more »

Answer Your Questions on Aging and Dental Health

Did you know that your teeth can effectively last into your twilight years and remain strong for the rest of your life if you’re taking the necessary steps to care for them? Even though your teeth will age as you do, it is possible to strengthen your tooth enamel and keep your teeth strong enough… Read more »

Don’t Hesitate to Call Your Dentist If These Symptoms Arise

Seeing your dentist allows you to have your teeth professionally cleaned and your mouth inspected to spot problems that you may not be aware of because you can’t see or feel them. Some oral issues don’t make themselves known until they are already advanced. This is true for gum disease, cavities, and even oral cancer…. Read more »

Local Anesthesia

If you have concerns about going to the dentist because it may be uncomfortable, the dentist tries to dull the discomfort to help you feel more comfortable and make the procedure easier for to do. You need not be made unconscious for these procedures, as you can receive local anesthesia. A local anesthetic can be… Read more »

Identifying the Cause of Your Gum Pain

Are you having a hard time identifying the cause of your gum pain? If so, our dentist, Dr. , and dental team are here to help you! There are many causes of gum pain—some are big while some are small. The small causes can be something as little as something stuck in your gums or… Read more »

Available Types of Toothpastes

Toothpaste has come a long way since it was first mass-produced. Toothpastes today are made to meet your every dental hygiene need and they come in a variety of flavors. However, because there are so many types of toothpaste available, it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. Dr. and our team… Read more »

Getting Dentures

Are you missing one or more teeth? Do you have one or more teeth that need to be replaced? If so, you aren’t alone. Many adults in the United States are dealing with the same problems, and there are options available if you want to improve your smile. Dental implants are a great way to… Read more »

Tobacco Can Be a Potent Source of Tobacco Stains

Despite warnings by a plethora of health organizations and associations, millions of Americans continue to use tobacco products every year. Not only can this lead to problems with your circulatory, respiratory, and oral health, it can also cause severe dental stains to develop on the teeth in your smile. The tar and other chemicals introduced… Read more »