Cleaning Your Tongue

When is the last time you cleaned your tongue? If you answer is “never”, then read on, cleaning your tongue can have some real advantages. And cleaning your tongue is not that difficult. Millions of bacteria accumulate on your tongue. Don’t take it personally. Everyone has this problem. Cleaning your... Read more »

Mindful Aftercare Helps You Recover Comfortably After Tooth Extraction

A tooth that has been significantly affected by severe dental trauma or an untreated cavity might be too badly compromised for conventional treatment. In a case this severe, our dentist might recommend extracting whatever remains of the tooth from the periodontal socket to help minimize discomfort and further complications. After... Read more »

Acid in Your Mouth?

The idea of acid in your mouth is not a pleasant one. It may seem a little far-fetched, but the fact is acid is a serious problem for your teeth. Acid can be found in the foods you eat and the beverages you drink. The bacteria in the plaque on... Read more »

Content Smiles: Jaw and Facial Pain

f you continually find yourself suffering problems with your oral health, it could be linked to underlying conditions including damage to your teeth and gums. To catch damage in time, you will need to look for signs and symptoms that something is wrong. This could include jaw and facial pain,... Read more »

Educate Yourself About Dental Damage

Are you aware of any oral health risks in your life that can lead to dental damage? Dental damage occurs when your teeth are constantly put at risk for several forms of damage, which can include issues with your diet, your lifestyle, or failures in your oral health care. If... Read more »

A Compromised Dental Crown Needs Professional Treatment

Gold, base metal alloys, and dental grade porcelain serve as common materials that are used to create a dental crown. After being created in a state-of-the-art dental lab, a dental crown is cemented directly onto the anchoring abutment, which is made up of the remaining structure of the previously compromised... Read more »

Modern Day Dentistry: Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

How often do you visit your dentist for oral examinations to determine if any dental erosion effects are current? Because you have a limited amount of tooth enamel, make sure that you are well aware if tooth decay is occurring to the point where your enamel is being severely worn... Read more »

Smile Therapy: Dental Floss

Have you been making sure to floss every day? It is important that you do so to help limit the presence of debris and plaque that can build up between teeth. Furthermore, it is essential that not only are you flossing every day, but you are also flossing correctly. Aside... Read more »

Veneers Can Improve or Restore the Appearance of a Smile

What are veneers? A veneer is a thin shell of tooth-colored material that is cemented on the front of a tooth to improve its appearance. Veneers also provide strength to the treated tooth. Veneers are custom made, so they look like natural teeth. Can my smile benefit from veneers? Dr.... Read more »

Why You Should Continue to Receive Fluoride Regularly

Growing up, you may have received fluoride treatments regularly as part of your dental checkups, but many older patients don’t recognize the continued need for fluoride. Regular fluoride ingestion or treatment can fortify your teeth and prevent tooth decay throughout your lifetime. Because tooth enamel is the first defense against... Read more »