Opt Out of Oral Piercings

So you want to get a tongue stud. While millions of people have pierced their tongues as a way to express their individuality and creativity, you should really have a talk with the dentist before you start picking out barbells. There are some important things to know before you pierce your tongue. For example, you… Read more »

The Advantages of Dental Floss

If you are looking for an easy way to clean the areas between your teeth, it is important to know your options. Just as traditional dental floss is highly effective, so too are water flossers. Unlike dental floss, water flossers do not use thread, but rather, water to clean between your teeth. If you have… Read more »

Teeth and Travel Plans

Traveling is sometimes the worst time for your teeth. Dental hygiene is important but is not often prioritized when planning your trip. High stress, constant change, and limited resources can mean less time spent on your teeth. But any will urge you to take special care to maintain good dental habits. Set aside time to… Read more »

The Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease

If you want your smile to last a lifetime, then beware of gum disease. Gum disease can lead to many severe oral health complications, including cavities, tooth loss, and even bone loss in your jaw. That is why recognizing this condition can help you in treating it before it’s too late. Our , Dr. at… Read more »

A Damaged Dental Crown Needs Timely Treatment

Special dental materials like gold, base metal alloys and porcelain are often used to produce dental crowns. These materials rival the strength of natural tooth enamel to restore the physical presence and essential function of a compromised tooth. This is a common treatment for large cavities, significant dental fractures and other dental health conditions. As… Read more »

The Basics of Teeth Whitening for a Beautiful Smile

Are you considering your teeth whitening options to brighten your smile? We invite you to speak with our experienced and friendly dentist to receive custom guidelines on which teeth whitening treatments can help you achieve your smile goals in a way that meets your personal preferences. We offer a few general guidelines below to help… Read more »

Care for Your Smile With Proper Tooth Brushing Techniques

If you require an oral exam or professional cleaning, make sure that our dentists check to determine if you are properly brushing and flossing your teeth. If you are slacking on your brushing skills for any reason, you will need to brush up on your skills and improve your daily teeth-cleaning procedures. To help you… Read more »

A Tooth Restored by a Dental Crown Still Requires Good Oral Hygiene

A dental crown is often used to restore the enamel layer of a tooth that has suffered a significant fracture or a large cavity. Crowns are sometimes used in cosmetic dentistry to restore a misshapen, discolored, tooth that appears when the individual smiles. While a dental crown is not directly susceptible to tooth decay, you… Read more »

An Overcrowding Issue Might Be Corrected by Braces

As your child continues to grow, their 20 primary teeth will gradually be replaced by 32 permanent teeth. Of course, this happens in a somewhat irregular progression. Sometimes changes and spaces left by missing teeth can cause multiple permanent teeth to improperly emerge. If this issue isn’t addressed it can increase your child’s chances of… Read more »

Your Regularly Scheduled Dental Exam Might Also Include a Fluoride Treatment

Your regularly scheduled dental checkups with Dr. and the staff at in , , are intended to thoroughly clean your teeth, and identify any developing oral health problems. This very important appointment is essential for maintaining the general health of your mouth. It starts with a dental hygienist who will clean and polish your teeth…. Read more »