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 »

Are Dental Veneers the Best Choice for You?

Are you displeased with the appearance of your smile? Do you have smile flaws like discolored, worn down, chipped, or gapped teeth? Dental veneers in , , may be for you! Dental veneers are thin shells that are custom made from tooth-colored materials to cover the front of your teeth and improve their appearance. Before… Read more »

How to Care for Your Toothbrush

Did you know that there are things you can do to keep your toothbrush from harboring harmful bacteria, germs, and infections? If not, you do now! There are many things you can do each day that will help keep your toothbrush in tip-top shape, and those things are: · Thoroughly wash your hands with soap… Read more »

5 Problems Eating Disorders Create For Your Oral Health

Eating disorders such as bulimia, binge eating, and anorexia can cause a lot of harm to your teeth and gums. Here are a few of these problems: Teeth can become thin, sensitive, brittle, and translucent because stomach acids coat them after constant vomiting. Eating disorders increase your risk for tooth decay in several ways. Stomach… Read more »

Have You Considered a Dental Bridge?

If you are missing a few consecutive teeth, a dental bridge or dentures could be the best option for you. While some people confuse the two, there is a significant difference: a bridge is a permanent fixture while dentures can be removed. However, our dentist, Dr. will probably not recommend dentures if you are missing… Read more »

A Crown Replaces the Enamel on a Tooth with Large Amount of Decay

A small area of tooth decay that is left unresolved will continue to advance compromising a large amount of enamel. This can seriously compromise your ability to chew and also mar you smile. A large area of decay might not leave enough healthy enamel for your dentist to repair the tooth with a basic filling…. Read more »

What Does Your Tongue Do?

What do you know about that wondrous muscle in your mouth, the tongue? This muscle works hard for you every day, it helps you to speak, eat, taste, and kiss! Along with your teeth and gums, your tongue is an integral part of your oral health. What is the tongue? The tongue is normally about… Read more »

Do You Have a Dull Smile? Try Teeth Whitening

There are many things you can do to finally achieve the white, bright smile you have always wanted; you just need to find the treatment that will give you the perfect results you are looking for. Well, we are here to help you do just that! While you think about how you would like to… Read more »

How to Clean and Care for Your Custom Fitted Mouth Guard

This Thanksgiving, if you are playing football with family and friends while waiting for the turkey to be ready, you may be wearing a mouth guard to protect your teeth while waiting for that next tackle. Many athletes, especially those with braces, find store bought mouth guards to be uncomfortable and can even make it… Read more »