Flossing Options to Help Your Smile

Cleaning your teeth every day is a two-part process. Brushing your teeth, recommended at twice a day for two minutes each time, ensures that the tooth surfaces are rid of food particles and bacterial plaque. But if you are not cleaning the areas between the teeth, you are still at greater risk of tooth decay and gum… Read more »

Zoom! Whitening Basics

Have you ever wondered what your teeth would look like if they were free of stains and discolorations? Did you know that there are tooth restoration techniques such as Zoom! Whitening that focus specifically on improving the basic color of your teeth? For a better understanding of the basics of Zoom! teeth whitening treatments, here… Read more »

Responding to Dental Emergencies

Life would be so much easier if we knew exactly how to plan for our day. For example, if you knew that an accident or an injury was coming, you could avoid it all together. But the world does not work that way, and emergencies happen. While you can’t always avoid dental traumas, you can… Read more »

Periodontal Disease Diagnosis

Periodontal disease is one of the major causes of tooth decay. As many as 47.2 percent of U.S. adults 30 or older live with some form of periodontitis, so we’re constantly treating it in our , , office. Here are a few basics on gum disease to help you to recognize what you can do… Read more »

Battling Bruxism

Bruxism is more than just a useful word when playing Scrabble.™ It refers to grinding or clenching your teeth. It may be a reaction to stress, or it may be the result of your bite not being properly aligned which may cause your teeth to grind against one another. Or it may be something that… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Improve Your Smile

Many adults in the United States are missing one or more of their teeth. While there are many methods of tooth restoration, one of the popular options for replacing missing teeth is dental implants. Dental implants are replacement teeth that are attached to a titanium post that has been placed directly into your jawbone. Over… Read more »

Advice about Dental Veneers

Have you taken good care of your smile for the past few years but would like to give it a little cosmetic enhancement? If you are ready for your miracle smile, consider dental veneers which can make your teeth look phenomenal. Whether you need a single veneer to correct a minor ailment in a tooth,… Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Tooth Brushing for Kids

Brushing your child’s teeth is very important because they cannot accomplish the task alone. As with adults, children also require daily brushing sessions twice daily. This ensures their teeth will not suffer the fates of tooth decay or cavities that so often plague our modern oral health care. When brushing your child’s teeth, use a… Read more »

A Tooth with a Severe Cavity and Dental Fracture Needs Professional Care

When a cavity goes without professional treatment, decay can gradually start to compromise the structure of the tooth. This can eventually cause the tooth to severely fracture. When this happens, the pain can sometimes be significant and the bacterial presence in the area can lead to other complications. Sometimes, Dr. can treat a tooth in… Read more »

Dental Care as You Get Older

Your teeth were meant to last for a lifetime. So, as you get older, there is no reason to expect that as your number of birthdays increases, the number of your teeth will decrease. Healthy dental habits will keep your teeth right where they should be. That’s not to say that things don’t change as… Read more »