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 »

The Wonders of Tooth Decay Prevention and Care

To help prevent tooth decay from destroying your smile, it is important to be aware of what causes it and what treatments can be used. If you’re suffering from tooth decay, it means that your tooth enamel is slowly being worn down, often the result of harmful acids. Acids are typically the product of dietary… Read more »

Choosing a Dental Bridge for a Cracked Tooth

Cracking a tooth is not something you want to experience in your lifetime, especially more than once. It is especially problematic if the cracked tooth is so severe that is compromises your oral health and could result in the loss of the tooth. In the case of a badly cracked tooth, we can provide many… Read more »

The Best Smiles are Built with Root Canal Therapy

If you wish to enhance your oral health in the future, it is important to make sure that you deal with any oral ailments including pulp damage. Pulp damage occurs when the inner workings of a tooth that has the blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerves are damaged or diseased. If the pulp is damaged… Read more »

Canker Sores Versus Cold Sores

Mouth sores can be obnoxious. They are irritating and unsightly and can even be painful. Two of the most common varieties of mouth sores are canker sores and cold sores. Though often referred to interchangeably, they are not the same. Canker sores are small ulcerations with a white or grey base and a red outline…. Read more »

You Are Eligible for Dental Sealants

Are you vulnerable to cavities on your molars? If you don’t have oral sealants on them, the answer might be yes. We put together this post to help you learn a tiny bit of additional information about oral sealants; continue reading to further your knowledge, and feel free to phone us to arrange a visit… Read more »

Sugar Plums and Toothaches

The holidays are here, and with them comes a plethora of opportunities for sweet treats. While these may make you smile, they can be damaging to your teeth and gums. Sugar can actually be really bad for your smile, though the effects are indirect. When you don’t clean your teeth properly, a sticky film called… Read more »

Making Your Toothbrush Work For You

Do you know how to correctly take care of your most-used dental hygiene tool? There are many things to consider as you properly buy, store, and protect your toothbrush. Here are a few tips to get you started: Buy a new toothbrush every 3-4 months. Replace your brush earlier if the bristles look frayed or… Read more »

What Is the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance?

You have heard that it is recommended to brush your teeth twice a day for 2 minutes each time, and to floss once a day. But who makes those recommendations? There is an organization called the American Dental Association, or ADA, that puts out those recommendations. The ADA is very helpful for many reasons, including… Read more »

Prepare Your Child’s Smile for Vacation by Using Our Tips

Your vacation is supposed to be a time of relaxation and adventure. Now imagine your child experiencing a dental issue or even a dental emergency. That doesn’t sound very fun, does it? Fortunately, you can prevent this by helping your child have a strong and healthy smile before you leave for vacation. You can do… Read more »