Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Can Help Avert Tooth Decay

It may come as a surprise to hear that chewing sugarless come can help prevent tooth decay. It’s true! Studies have shown that chewing sugar-free gum for 20 minutes can help prevent cavities. Does chewing gum that contains sugar help prevent cavities? Sugar-containing gum increases saliva flow, but sugar is used by plaque bacteria to… Read more »

The Severity of a Cracked Tooth Will Influence Your Treatment Options

Tooth enamel is one of the hardest biological substances known to man. So, when a hard blow to the face or other oral trauma carries enough force to crack a tooth, it is often a serious cause for concern. The severity of the crack and the damage to the sensitive interior structures of the tooth… Read more »

Preventing Cavities by Chewing Sugarless Gum

In order to maintain ideal oral health, it is imperative that you uphold proper dental hygiene. Brush your teeth with a fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day. Also, floss your teeth at least once a day. In addition, be sure to visit our office at least twice a year. Chewing sugarless gum is a… Read more »

Dental Bridge Treatment Steps

A dental bridge in , , is a strong and reliable dental restoration that can permanently replace your missing teeth without the need for surgery. It is a beautiful and functional product that is anchored to two teeth in your smile, and it can give you the stunning results you are looking for. The treatment… Read more »

Dealing with Halitosis

Halitosis, or what is more commonly known as bad breath, can put a real damper on your confidence and professional presence. Here’s how you can prevent it. Poor Hygiene Irregular oral hygiene is one of the main causes of bad breath in our society. It allows bacteria to build up in your mouth and produce… Read more »

Preparation and Aftercare Tips for a Speedy Recovery from Multiple Tooth Extractions

Long-term problems with periodontal disease, tooth decay or major dental issues can severely compromise the full function of your mouth. Beyond impairing your ability to adequately chew food, they can impact your speech and leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. In a case like this, your dentist, Dr. , might recommend restoring the full… Read more »

An Injured Lip May Require Some Special First Aid Considerations

It’s relatively common for someone to accidentally bite their lip while eating food or chewing gum. While this might give you a jolt of pain it rarely causes significant injury. There are some rare situations, when a fall, or blow to the face or other accident can cause a more significant lip injury. Dr. offers… Read more »

In-Office Teeth Whitening: The Steps Involved in Treatment

Are you planning on brightening your smile with our in-office whitening treatment? If so, then Dr. and our friendly dental team are happy to tell you all you need to know about your upcoming appointment. The more you know, the more relaxed and prepared you will be in the dental chair. So, when you come… Read more »

Predisposed to Cavities?

What do you know about the causes of cavities? You probably know that if you don’t brush well, you could find yourself dealing with them, but would you be surprised to know that there are people who are simply more likely to have a cavity than others are? Naturally, there are a number of reasons… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Crown

Dr. has recently placed a temporary crown over your tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. The permanent crown is still being custom made for your smile and is not ready for placement. You will wear the temporary crown for about two weeks. Our dentist recommends that you give your temporary crown a… Read more »