The Truth About Dental and Oral Health Myths

Sometimes dental myths lead people to improperly care for their smile and oral health. This is why Dr. and our dental team are happy to set the record straight when it comes to common dental myths circling the world today. Myth No. 1: It’s normal to have bleeding gums. If you see a little pink… Read more »

Smart Smile Basics: Bruxism

Bruxism is an oral health condition that often arises when you grind your teeth. It often happens unconsciously, although it is most present while you sleep. If you ever feel like you have a sore jaw or sensitive teeth when you wake up, bruxism may be to blame. It is important to always look for… Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Teeth Whitening Treatments

Teeth whitening is a system that weeds out stains and discolorations in your teeth to enhance your smile. Even though teeth whitening benefits are found in toothpaste, mouthwash, and even chewing gum, the most effective forms remain teeth whitening treatment kits. Remove deep stains and discolorations with whitening treatments such as professional and store-bought products…. Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs to Be Examined and Repaired by a Dentist

There are several things that can chip a tooth. Common causes include grinding your teeth at night, nibbling on nonfood objects, or using your teeth to open packaging. When this happens the distress to the tooth and the required treatment can vary. Even if you don’t feel pain and discomfort in the tooth, you should… Read more »

Let Our Dentures Restore Your Healthy Smile

Our dentists, Dr. Nguyen, Dr. Fuhrmann, and Dr. Draper, are pleased to offer quality dentures for our patients in , seeking the healthy smile they deserve. Our practice offers full and partial dentures for your needs. Full dentures are designed to replace all of your teeth in a full arch, while partial dentures replace just… Read more »

Is Your Lifestyle Putting Your Smile at Risk for Tooth Hazards?

Is your lifestyle putting your smile at risk for tooth hazards? If so, it is important to start taking steps to keep your smile safe from the dangers that lie all around us, including in the foods we eat and the activities we play. Here are some things you should know about protection your smile… Read more »

Minor Alignment Problems Can Cause Dental Fractures

As the years go by, minor changes can occur with the alignment of your teeth. This could be the after-effect of tooth loss or from minor changes in jaw structure that accentuate an uncorrected alignment problem from youth. While it might be easy to accept the slightly altered appearance of your smile, it could still… Read more »

What Is Causing Your Painful Toothaches?

Are you suffering from painful and uncomfortable toothaches? What is causing your painful toothaches? Typically, a toothache is the result of damaged nerve endings, which indicated damage to the pulp of a tooth. Listed below are a few signs and symptoms you should constantly check for if you feel like you are suffering from a… Read more »

Have You Made Plans to Heal after a Tooth Extraction?

Have you made plans to heal after a tooth extraction? Before and after a tooth extraction, always set up an effective plan to prepare your body and home for any issues that can arise. Additionally, make sure to halt any bad habits, such as smoking before and after the surgery, to ensure the highest chance… Read more »

Whitening Toothpaste is Effective for Removing Minor Surface Stains

If your smile suffers from unsightly stains, it can leave you feeling awkward about your appearance. Many people with a problem like this will investigate their whitening options at . This whitening consultation is a wise move as many retail-strength whitening products lack the potency to improve moderate to deep stains. Some of the stronger… Read more »