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 »

Dental Questions Answered on Halitosis Prevention

  In order to treat bad breath, it is important to determine what is causing it. Numerous causes exist for bad breath, including issues emanating from deep within your body. However, if bad breath is coming out of your mouth, it could be linked to numerous things including the food you’re eating, your hygiene habits,… Read more »

Oral Health Keys: Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you have any broken or damaged teeth? Do you have any severely stained or discolored teeth that cannot be easily fixed by brushing or flossing alone? Do you have any lost or missing teeth? If any of these ailments or conditions apply to you, consider the benefits of cosmetic dentistry. Listed below are a… Read more »

Is Brushing with Baking Soda Good or Bad?

As you may have already heard, some people brush their teeth with baking soda as an alternative to toothpaste. Some toothpaste manufacturers even include baking soda as an ingredient in their paste. So is baking soda good or bad? Well, it’s all up to you. To help you decide, our dentist, Dr. , is happy… Read more »

My Gums Are Inflamed. What Do I Do?

Inflamed and swollen gums can cause serious discomfort. If your gums are in this condition, you’re probably searching for the best ways to relieve the pain and find the comfort you deserve. To help you, our dentist, Dr. , has some tips for you. Now, because a serious dental issue (gum disease) could be causing… Read more »

The Treatment and Prevention of Tooth Decay

Tooth decay happens plaque materializes on your teeth and generates acid which then burrows into your tooth enamel. This can eventually create serious dental problems, such as cavities, gum disease or abscesses. Tooth decay occurs a little bit every day, but unless it has advanced, we can hardly detect it. However, that doesn’t mean you… Read more »