Why You Might Need a Night Guard

For many people, teeth grinding can be a serious problem. Also referred to as bruxism, teeth grinding can wear and rupture teeth, and it can also develop major headaches and earaches as you sleep, leaving you with a nasty feeling when you awaken. It’s not a disorder that should be ignored, but it is often… Read more »

Getting A White Smile For the Holidays

The holidays are fast approaching. Is your smile prepared for the parties, the family holiday pictures, the in-laws you haven’t seen in a year? If not, we can help! The first and easiest way to improve your smile is to improve your brushing habit. Brush twice a day, for 2 full minutes each time. If… Read more »

Oral Health Notes: Pregnancy and Your Smile

Caring for your smile is never more important than it is when you are pregnant. Although it can seem less important than other pressing issues for the health of yourself and your baby, your teeth still remain a central part of your life. To avoid drops in your oral health, continue effective oral health care… Read more »

A Cleft Palate Can Be Treated Through Different Restorative Treatments

A cleft palate is the result of a congenital deformation of the facial plates while a baby develops in the womb. While it can prove challenging during a child’s formative years, a cleft palate does not need to be a life-long complication. Here at , our oral surgery specialists can perform a variety of restorative… Read more »

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 »