Holiday Travel Tips for Teeth

The holidays are just around the corner, and for many of us, that means some travel time. Remember to pack your dental hygiene tools! Here are some tips to make sure your oral health habits don’t slip while you’re away. First things first: keep up on the fundamentals of oral hygiene. Use a clean toothbrush… Read more »

All About Oral Thrush

Oral thrush is a condition of the mouth arising from a fungus called Candida. Small white lesions build up along the insides of the cheeks and surface of the tongue. In more severe cases, these lesions may multiply in other areas of the mouth, even infrequently including the lining of the esophagus down to the… Read more »

Do You Have A Toothache?

Toothaches can appear at any point in a person’s life. They can cause anything from very little pain to debilitating pain to make even speaking or moving your jaw excruciating. Inside your tooth’s root is a substance called pulp. Pulp contains your nerve endings. A toothache is typically caused by damage to these nerve endings…. Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Preserve Your Smile’s White Appearance

An appealing smile can boost your self-esteem and give you an edge in many business interactions and social situations. Chronic dental stains, and minor physical imperfections can rob you of your self-confidence and leave you wanting for answers. One of the more effective methods for preserving or enhancing your smile’s appearance is to have Dr…. Read more »

A Toothache with Pressure in the Gums Might Be a Symptom of a Dental Abscess

When a cavity, dental fracture, or missing filling goes without professional dental treatment the bacterial presence of tooth decay can start to severely compromise the tooth. As this starts to happen, the internal structures of the tooth can become compromised. This can cause a toothache and other discomforting symptoms. It can be especially disconcerting if… Read more »

Oral Health Services: Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral cancer is a serious health disorder that can potentially cause death. Oral cancer screenings should regularly be taken to check and make sure your teeth and gums are not affected. You should sign up even if you display no symptoms because there are over 40,000 people in the US alone that diagnosed with oral… Read more »

How to Avoid Brushing Mistakes

It’s important to brush your teeth twice a day. This task can help you eliminate the plaque and food particles from your smile and also help you prevent dental issues like tooth decay and gum disease. Even though brushing might seem simple and easy, many people make brushing mistakes. To help you avoid doing so,… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs to Be Repaired to Prevent a Severe Cavity

Your tooth enamel is made up of a complex matrix of microscopic mineral crystals. Its dense structure is what gives your teeth the necessary hardness to bite, chew, and grind the foods you eat. Unfortunately, there are times when a blow to the face or some minor form of oral trauma can chip one of… Read more »

Pregnancy Dental Care Tips

Dr. and associates want to ensure you’re getting the right dental care not only for you but for your baby. Going to the dentist while pregnant is even more crucial to care for your teeth, with many effects from pregnancy affecting the teeth. You are already consuming a large number of vitamins, minerals, and possible… Read more »

Complications from Chronic Night Grinding Can Damage a Tooth

When untreated stress causes you to unconsciously grind your teeth at night, it can pose several different threats to the health of your mouth. If you are reluctant to wear a dental guard to bed, the grinding force could potentially cause chips and other dental fractures to the biting surfaces of multiple teeth. The severity… Read more »