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 »

Mouth Jewelry Can Harm Your Oral Health

Did you know, mouth jewelry can harm your oral health and cause permanent damage? Yes, it’s true! Your tongue is an integral part of your body and helps you talk and eat each day. If it becomes damaged, your tongue could suffer severe damage. Our , Dr. , cares about your smile. That is why,… Read more »

The 101 on an Abscessed Tooth

You may have heard that a root canal is the most uncomfortable dental procedure you can have performed. While that may be true for some, it’s widely agreed that an abscessed tooth causes more pain than a root canal. Many people, though, don’t know what an abscessed tooth is, how to stop one, or even… Read more »

A New Area of Tooth Decay Can Develop Around a Distressed Dental Filling

Over the years poor oral hygiene habits and the passing of time can combine to weaken the once strong relationship between one of your dental fillings and the adjacent tooth enamel. As the problem progresses the natural bacteria living in your mouth could gradually gain access the seam of the dental filling. In time it… Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Chewing Gum

One of the benefits that sugarless chewing gum can provide for your smile is that it helps protect your teeth with an additional cleaning tool that is both safe and nonabrasive. Furthermore, sugarless chewing gum is effective at any age and can help add an additional layer of protection to your health care. If you… Read more »

Understanding Dentures

Your oral health care should never be underestimated. The more time you spend neglecting your teeth, the more oral health issues can arise. If you have ever lost any teeth, look for ways to replace them. Speak with our dentists about the use of dentures. Dentures are oral health prosthetics designed to replace missing teeth…. Read more »

Oral Trauma Can Cause a Toothache

An accidental fall or an injury can sometimes impact the mouth. This could cause significant damage to teeth, gums and surrounding soft oral tissues. Some patients who have suffered a significant oral trauma may experience toothache pain. Even if you don’t notice any immediate signs of damage to the tooth’s enamel layer, this is likely… Read more »

Understanding the Treatment Options for Improving the Appearance of Your Teeth

The appearance of your teeth can have a profound effect on your self-image and self-confidence. Rather than simply accepting that you have an unappealing smile, you should consider scheduling an appointment with one of our dentists, Dr. and Associates. Depending on the nature and severity of your issues, there might be multiple ways to improve… Read more »

Dental Restorations: Porcelain Dental Crowns

If you wish to enhance your smile with a tooth restoration treatment, your best options to consider are repairs that not only fix any damage that has occurred but those that remove the chance for future damage to arise. If you have suffered any sort of dental damage, consider a tooth restoration treatment such as… Read more »