A Crown Might Be Needed to Treat a Big Cavity

Cavities occur when an inconsistent or inadequate oral hygiene routine allows the bacteria living in your mouth to exploit an area of weakened tooth enamel. When this occurs, timely treatment is important to prevent the cavity from spreading. If a tooth suffers from a large cavity, your dentist, Dr. , might recommend restoring it with… Read more »

A Tooth That Has Lost a Filling Needs Timely Treatment

Here at , your dentist, Dr. , often uses dental fillings to repair small cavities. While they are effectively hardened or cemented into place with a powerful dental adhesive, no filling is impervious to the passage of time. If the bacteria are allowed to exploit the area, it could form a significant new area of… Read more »

Dental Crowns Can Protect Your Teeth

If you have suffered an oral accident or you simply want to cover up a problematic tooth, dental crowns may be what you are looking for. Dental crowns fit nicely and snuggly around any damaged tooth to give you the beauty and protection you deserve. If your teeth fail to hold up on their own… Read more »

The Need for Regular Checkups

Do you really need to go to the dentist every six months? Or is that just a suggested guideline you can ignore if you’re vigilant about taking care of your oral health? The truth is that you really can’t miss your appointment with Dr. without putting your oral health at risk. To help you understand… Read more »

A Missing Tooth Can Often Be Completely Replaced by a Bridge

When a tooth is knocked out or extracted, it can significantly impair the function of your mouth, mar your appearance and lead to other complications. If the tooth isn’t replaced in a timely manner, it can cause the surrounding teeth to twist and alter their positions in response to the void. One of the most… Read more »

The Causes of Bad Breath

Do you suffer from bad breath in , ? If so, our team would like to help you figure out the cause of it. Bad breath can be extremely annoying and inconvenient, especially during social situations. So, to help you identify the cause of your bad breath and to help you eliminate it, we have… Read more »

A Tooth Test to Determine Your Oral Hygiene

Do you have great oral hygiene? How do you know if you do or not? Below are ten simple questions you can ask yourself to determine how well you truly are taking care of your teeth and gums: – Do you typically use products dentist-approved, or with the ADA Seal of Acceptance? – Do you… Read more »

You Can Improve Enamel Erosion and Tooth Sensitivity by Increasing Fluoride Exposure

Through the course of an average day, the natural bacteria in your mouth, as well as the acidic foods and beverages you consume, can erode your tooth enamel. Prolonged enamel erosion can create microscopic channels through the enamel, exposing the sensitive dentin layer of the tooth. Common symptoms include a sharp or stinging pain when… Read more »

Basic First Aid for a Knocked Out Tooth

Participating in sports, especially contact sports is not without risk of injury. While the occasional bump or bruise is to be expected, there are times when more serious injuries can occur. If you participate in contact sports without the protection of a quality mouth guard, you risk oral and dental injuries. One of the most… Read more »

Daily Care Information for Maintaining Your Dental Veneers

The porcelain veneers Dr. installed on your teeth will give you a winning smile for many years to come. At the same time, there are a few daily care things to keep in mind to help you maintain and extend the life of your veneers. It’s important to keep in mind that the veneers are… Read more »