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 gums are also a symptom... 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 can fix this problem with... read more »

Keeping Your Veneers in Top Condition

Now that your dental veneers have been placed, you can begin enjoying all of the benefits of a bright, white, beautiful smile. Veneers are sturdy and stain resistant, but remember that they are not designed to last forever. The good news is that with the proper care, veneers can keep your smile shining for 10-15 years. But in order for... read more »