Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

The Reasons Why You Should Brush Your Teeth

Do you ever wonder why you should brush your teeth twice a day? If so, our , Dr. , is happy to tell you why. The more you know about brushing, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better chance you’ll make it a top priority, which is what it should be. There… Read more »

How Denture Adhesive Benefits Your New Appliance

At , we provide custom full dentures for patients who have experienced significant tooth loss and need to regain their smiles. You can help your dentures last longer and withstand oral atrophy by applying denture adhesive and giving your appliance daily care. Though when your dentures are created they are designed to fit your oral… Read more »

An Oral Cancer Screening Is Included With Each of Your Dental Exams

Brushing and flossing your teeth represents the first line of defense against tooth decay and periodontal disease. It’s worth noting that having a dental exam and cleaning performed twice a year is also an essential component of maintaining a healthy mouth. Each of these outpatient appointments starts with a professional dental cleaning performed by one… Read more »

Avoid Plaque and Tartar Buildup

Having a healthy smile means avoiding the dangerous oral health effects of plaque and tartar, and we can help you know which steps to take to prevent the development of these harmful substances. Plaque and tartar can lead to many kinds of oral health problems that put your smile in jeopardy. We offer some reasons… Read more »

A Tooth That Has Lost a Dental Filling May Need a Dental Crown

Time and poor oral hygiene habits can sometimes combine to weaken the once strong bond between one of your dental fillings and the surrounding tooth enamel. This is even more likely to occur with large fillings and those on a tooth’s biting or chewing surface. If one of your dental fillings is causing you pain… Read more »

Learning About Temporormandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)

TMJ is the acronym for Temporormandibular joint disorder, and it concerns the joint that connects the jawbone to the skull. This problematic disorder is triggered and aggravated by excessive clenching of the jaw and grinding of the teeth. Gone undiagnosed, the disorder causes pain in the joint of the jaw and fatigues the muscles of… Read more »

The Ways a Dental Cleaning Can Benefit You

If you’re interested in knowing how a dental cleaning can benefit you, your smile, and your oral health, then our dentist, Dr. , is more than happy to help you. Dental cleanings are very important, which is why they are recommended every six months. They can benefit you in a myriad of ways. In fact,… Read more »

If a Root Canal Cannot Treat a Tooth, It Might Need a Dental Bridge Restoration

Some forms of dental trauma and untreated tooth decay can be severe. Many of these cases call for Dr. and staff to perform a root canal. This mode of endodontic therapy is intended to remove compromised internal structures from the tooth before preparing an abutment capable of anchoring a dental crown. In some rare cases,… Read more »