Unique Insight on Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

Preventing oral health ailments often requires having effective prevention plans in place. Not only can they help make sure you’re always monitoring your smile to detect any ailments and illnesses that can arise, but they can also help lower your risk for contracting numerous oral health disorders including infectious diseases such as gum disease. When… Read more »

Oral Health Care Highlights: Invisalign®

When the time comes to rebuild your smile, it is a good idea to look for interesting ways to straighten your smile without resorting to traditional metal wires and brackets. A highly innovative and impressive therapy to consider is the Invisalign® clear orthodontic aligner system. Here are just a few of the benefits that Invisalign… Read more »

Enamel Erosion Can Increase Your Chances of Suffering a Dental Fracture

Inconsistent oral hygiene practices and the frequent consumption of acidic beverages can gradually start to demineralize your tooth enamel. This is even more likely to be an issue if you don’t brush your teeth with a fluoridated toothpaste that’s been approved by the American Dental Association. You should also note that teeth suffering from tooth… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Can Be Included in Your Regularly Scheduled Dental Checkup

Attending a regularly scheduled dental checkup every six months at is very important for maintaining strong teeth and a healthy mouth. This simple outpatient appointment will clean away hardened tartar and other bacterial deposits, as well as polishing away minor dental stains and detecting any oral health problems. Any active cavities on your teeth may… Read more »

The Best Oral Hygiene Team for Your Smile

Do you want a top-notch oral health and smile? If so, you need to have a top-notch oral hygiene team. This means you need to have the safe and effective tools to clean your smile. To help you know which players to recruit on your oral hygiene team, our dentist, Dr. , has some suggestions… Read more »

A Fractured Dental Bridge Needs to Be Examined by an Experienced Dentist

Dental bridges are frequently used to replacing a missing or extracted tooth. They are often created in state of the art dental labs from very durable dental materials. Once they are married to the anchoring abutments with a strong dental cement it will replicate the original function of the missing tooth. As strong and durable… Read more »

A Night Guard Can Protect Your Mouth From Bruxism

Unresolved stress can sometimes result in the unconscious grinding of one’s teeth while sleeping. This may mean that you may develop acute and chronic problems with your teeth as well as the temporomandibular joints (TMJs) that hinge your jaw. The tremendous pressure created by clamping and gnashing your teeth can cause minor dental fractures, worn… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Teeth When You Get Sick

Cold and flu season is upon us. You may take all of the necessary precautions and get your flu shot, but you may still pick up a virus or a cold. It’s understandable that when you get sick, you will probably want to stay in bed or on the couch with a good book or… Read more »

Dealing with Root Caries

Although people are most vulnerable to cavities when they are children and teens, tooth decay can remain a problem throughout your lifetime. Older people should not put off visiting the dentist, since they may have special concerns, and are vulnerable to root caries. As a person ages, receding gums may be a problem, and receding… Read more »

Addressing an Abscess

Damage to your tooth, whether it is from trauma or disease needs to be addressed by a dentist as soon as possible. Even a small crack in your tooth, which can easily be missed during an exam, or even by an x-ray can allow bacteria to penetrate the tooth and create an infection.  Your dentist… Read more »