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 »

Fluoride: The Mineral that Strengthens and Nourishes Your Teeth

Did you know it’s important to expose your teeth to fluoride each day? Well, it’s true. This is the case because fluoride will help you fight dental issues, like tooth decay and enamel erosion, so you can have the strongest and healthiest smile possible. So, Dr. and our dental team would like to help you… Read more »

Getting Enough Sleep for Your Teeth

Have you ever had gum disease or have known someone who has had gum disease? Would you be surprised to learn that gum disease can actually lead to several issues if it isn’t taken care of? For example, gum disease could actually cause red, swollen, or tender gums. It could also cause bad breath, shifting… Read more »

Common Questions About Bruxism

If you experience any nagging jaw pains or increased tooth sensitivity, you may be suffering from the effects of bruxism. If left untreated, bruxism can destroy your smile. With the proper treatment, bruxism can be effectively treated. Listed below are some common questions about bruxism: What is the condition called when you grind and gnash… Read more »

Canker Sores and the Health of Your Mouth

What do you know about canker sores in your mouth? Would you be surprised to hear that there are many differences between cold sores and canker sores? For instance, canker sores only form inside your mouth, but they can form on your tongue, lips, or cheeks. Furthermore, would you be surprised to learn that canker… Read more »

Facts to Consider for a Brighter Smile

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked dental patients what they most want to improve about their smile, and do you know what was the most common answer? You got it: teeth whitening. If you are considering it, but wonder about some things first, here are a few answers to common questions: Why are my… Read more »

Improve Your Self-Image with Dental Veneers

Are your teeth simply refusing to give you the shine and beauty you desire? Sadly, often through no fault of our own, our teeth cannot give us the look we desire, often due to environmental or genetic complications. However, dental veneers can fix what nature failed to provide. Improve your self-image with dental veneers. Read… Read more »