Dental Veneers Can Help Improve the General Appearance of Your Smile

The appearance of your teeth often plays an important role in your non-verbal communication and facial expressions. When the teeth that appear in your smile are marred by significant dental stains or other cosmetic imperfections it can cause you to guard or alter some of your facial expressions. Should you find yourself in a scenario… Read more »

Dental Implants and Osseointegration

Do you have missing teeth? Multiple missing teeth can cause lasting damage to your mouth, as the jaw bone tends to deteriorate and other teeth can slip and slide out of place. Although there are many different forms of tooth replacements, one of the most successful varieties is a dental implant. Implants can last a… Read more »

Take Care of Your Toothbrush in 2018

A new year, a new you, a new…toothbrush? Probably! Did you know you need to replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months? Here are some other things to remember as you care for your brush. The Right Brush: When you choose a new toothbrush, be sure to get one with the ADA Seal of Acceptance on… Read more »

Safe Holiday Treats For People With Braces

For people with braces, holiday foods can seem very limited. The good news is, they don’t have to be! There are still plenty of holiday foods you CAN eat. Here are some common foods that break braces, and some great coordinating options for a delightfully braces-friendly holiday. Popcorn: For most people, popcorn kernels getting caught… Read more »

Help Your Smile This New Year by Choosing a Dental Resolution

Do you wish you had a healthier smile? If so, now is the time to make a goal for yourself! As the new year quickly approaches, you can focus on making a dental resolution rather than the repeated resolution that never gets accomplished. Our dentist, Dr. , would like you to make a dental resolution… Read more »

Chewing Gum Saves Holiday Smiles

The holidays bring lots of opportunities for snacking on treats throughout the day–but no one has “developing a cavity” on their holiday to-do list! However, not everyone has the opportunity to brush their teeth after they snack. To combat this problem, chew sugarless gum! While not a substitute for twice daily brushing and daily flossing,… Read more »

Dental Hygiene and Your Holiday

The holidays give plenty of opportunities for treats and snacking. This makes it even more important to keep up on the basics of dental hygiene. Brush: It is recommended by the American Dental Association that you brush your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day. Use short, back and forth strokes with a toothbrush that… Read more »

For Better Oral Health, Avoid These Foods

Your oral health is impacted by more than just the way you clean your teeth. The food and drink you choose to consume also affect your smile! Here are some common culprits of food-caused damage to your teeth: – Acidic, Sugary and Starchy Foods: Acid is the main culprit for dental erosion, cavities, and many… Read more »

Causes of Bad Breath & Their Symptoms

Bad breath, which is also referred to as halitosis, can be an occasional thing or it can be more persistent. Often, bad breath is caused by bacteria in the mouth and on the tongue. Halitosis that occurs because of this is easily remedied by brushing your teeth and tongue. However, occasionally bad breath is caused… Read more »

Dental Caries Can Sometimes Be Repaired with a Simple Dental Filling

Dental caries can occur when poor oral hygiene causes a chronic acidic environment in your mouth. As it continues to occur, the mineral content of your tooth enamel can start to weaken. This is even more likely to occur in areas where plaque and other bacterial deposits build up. As the bacteria start to establish… Read more »