Fall in Love with Your Smile Thanks to Chewing Gum

  Always make sure you are doing everything you can to keep your teeth safe from the dangers of plaque buildup and harmful acids in your mouth. A successful solution for diminishing harmful acids in your mouth is by creating more saliva to help rinse it away. This is why chewing sugarless gum is so… Read more »

Early Detection of Oral Cancers Improves Treatment Success Rates

Every dental checkup performed at includes our dentist Dr. performing a comprehensive dental exam. This includes looking for signs of active cavities, developing gum disease, and other oral heath maladies. It also includes a basic screening to detect any early warning signs of oral or pharyngeal cancer. Detecting and diagnosing these serious oral health problems… Read more »

The Principles of Flossing

Even if you are a champion brusher and a connoisseur of mouthwashes, no amount of brushing and rinsing can clean between your teeth. But cleaning those areas is extremely important, since food particles and plaque can accumulate in between your teeth. If those substances aren’t removed, you will run the risk of tooth decay and… Read more »

Preventing and Treating Tooth Grinding Damage

Do you live a stressful life? This can affect on your body in a variety of ways. For some people, chronic stress can cause them to unconsciously grind their teeth at night while sleeping. This is called bruxism. Bruxism can apply undue force to the biting surfaces of your teeth and the temporomandibular joints that… Read more »

Choosing Oral Products

The time has come for you to replace your toothbrush or to buy new toothpaste. Going to the store to buy these products can be intimidating because there are so many options. There is often an entire shelf, or even wall, of dental product options. Which one should you choose? How do you know that… Read more »

Dental Implants Save Your Jaw

Did you know that dental implants can restore a missing tooth and renovate your smile–and last an entire lifetime? It’s true! Dental implants are a relatively new development in the field of dentistry (invented in the 1960s), and their durability and impressive quality has made them extremely popular. Dr. in , , is happy to… Read more »

Questions and Answers About Tooth-brushing

At , the most common piece of advice we give is to brush teeth twice per day for two minutes per session. (You likely wouldn’t have guessed that, would you?) Because we’re continuously reminding our patients to brush their teeth, we also get a fair number of questions about the correct method to brush teeth…. Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth for Good Health

Brushing your teeth is important for health. But are you doing it right? First, make sure you are using an appropriate toothbrush. You should have a toothbrush with the ADA Seal of Acceptance to ensure a quality brush.  This seal is granted by the American Dental Association to products that have passed rigorous testing for… Read more »

Advice about Dental Bridges

Are you aware of the potential benefits that dental bridge replacements can provide? A dental bridge is a standard tooth replacement service used to replace gaps in your smile caused by lost or missing teeth. If these areas are left untreated, various risks and infections can arise, which can greatly impact the quality of your… Read more »

Why Is Plaque and Tartar Removal Important?

Although plaque and tartar may not seem like something that can damage your smile beyond looks, the truth is that the bacteria in both can easily erode tooth enamel and cause cavities, or worse, eventual tooth loss. Here are some things you should know about plaque and tartar buildup: – Plaque is a sticky film… Read more »