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 »

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 »