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 »

A Dental Bridge Can Replace the Basic Function of a Tooth

With poor oral hygiene practices even a small cavity can quickly spread to compromise an increasing amount of tooth enamel. In time, it could also cause tooth decay to develop in the interior of the tooth or cause an infection in the underlying gums. In a severe case the pain and potential infection can prove… Read more »

A Dental Crown Might Be Needed to Treat a Tooth with Dental Attrition

Dental attrition can occur when uncorrected alignment issues cause one of your teeth to rub excessively on another. As this starts to happen the compromised area of tooth enamel can become increasingly vulnerable to developing a new cavity. A dental filling can sometimes be used to repair a modest area of dental attrition or tooth… Read more »

Facts About Root Canals

On occasion, a damaged tooth may require a root canal. If your tooth’s pulp is damaged, it must be removed in order to save the tooth. Here are some facts about root canals: – Although the pulp is the life-source of a tooth, it may be possible to increase the longevity of a tooth if… Read more »

Saving Your Sensitive Teeth

Have you noticed pain or sensitivity in your teeth when you brush or floss? How about when you eat or drink something hot or cold, or even something sweet? Chances are good that you have sensitive teeth. The sensitivity in your teeth could be caused by tooth enamel that has been worn down, a cavity,… Read more »

Your New Dental Crown Needs to Be an Important Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Regimen

Your new dental crown installed in your mouth by Dr. is intended to restore your tooth for many years. It was created from special dental materials that are meant to withstand the rigors of chewing food. This also means the crown itself will not be vulnerable to bacterial tooth decay. Yet you should not let… Read more »