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 »

A Temporary Dental Crown Requires Some Basic Care

A dental crown is often used to restore the enamel layer of a tooth suffering from a large cavity or dental fracture. The treatment plan typically involves preparing an abutment from the healthy internal structures of the tooth. While the dental crown is being created in a dental lab the abutment will need to be… Read more »

Your Dental Flossing Needs Work

Do you floss every day (great job!) but still find that you are not cleaning between your teeth as well as possible? Get the most out of your dental flossing habit by upgrading your techniques, upgrading your floss, and spending a little more time to perfect your flossing habits. When choosing a dental floss, look… Read more »

Denture Facts

Are you interested in replacing your missing teeth with dentures? If so, that is great news! Dentures are strong, reliable, and natural-looking appliances that can give you the enhanced and beautiful smile you desire. To help you know a little more about them, Dr. and our dental team are happy to share some denture facts… Read more »

Treat Your Smile Right with Teeth Whitening Treatments

Treat your smile right with teeth whitening treatments. Depending on the variety of tooth whitener you choose, you can vastly improve your smile and make your smile brighter and whiter than ever before. Listed below are the three most common forms of teeth whitening therapies you can choose from: – A professional whitening treatment done… Read more »

Did You Know That Bruxism Can Destroy Your Smile?

Did you know that bruxism can destroy your smile? Bruxism is a common oral health disorder commonly linked to teeth grinding. If a person grinds or clenches their teeth together while unconscious, they most likely suffer from bruxism. Fortunately, bruxism can be treated, often with a night guard or a bite plate. However, the first… Read more »