Your Routine Dental Checkup Is Important for Maintaining A Healthy Mouth

The American Dental Association offers several recommendations for maintaining good, long-term oral health. This starts by brushing your teeth twice per day and flossing once each evening. Maintaining a healthy mouth also includes visiting your dentist, Dr. , twice a year for a routine dental checkup in , . The checkup starts with a thorough… Read more »

How to Respond in a Dental Emergency

Even if you keep up with your oral hygiene and visit our dental office at least twice a year for your routine checkups, accidents can happen. Knowing what to do in an emergency can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth. Because of this, Dr. is happy to give tips for common dental… Read more »

Tooth Decay in Your Toddler

Did you know that you may be more likely to have cavities as you age? This is mostly because your teeth become more vulnerable to decay with age. There are many things you can do to keep your teeth healthy, but would you be surprised to learn that you should help your little one protect… Read more »

How to Get Your Kids Excited to Clean their Smiles

If your child has a hard time getting motivated to clean their smile, then our team has some tips for you! Oral hygiene is vital for your oral health. In fact, if you don’t clean your teeth on a regular basis, there is a chance you could suffer from tooth decay, gum disease, and other… Read more »

Multiple Knocked-Out Teeth Can Sometimes Be Replaced by a Dental Implant Bridge

Your teeth are held securely in their sockets by a series of incredibly strong periodontal ligaments. Unfortunately, there are rare instances when a severe blow to the face can carry so much force that it severs the ligaments and results in the loss of one or more teeth. When this happens, the teeth in question… Read more »

The More Sour the Treat, The More Destructive it is to your Teeth

Did you know candies are acidic? Did you know that even eating super acidic foods can do damage to your tooth enamel? Sadly, many of the most popular treats during the Halloween season can also be the most dangerous to your teeth and gums. Some can be so acidic they can actually change the pH… Read more »

When you need Immediate Dental Care

Some tooth injuries don’t require immediate attention. An aching tooth, for example, while still a serious problem, doesn’t need to be seen by Dr. the moment it starts hurting. However, there are a few instances when you need immediate dental care if you want to keep your teeth in as good of shape as possible…. Read more »

Ingredients in Mouthwash that Eliminate Bad Breath

There are three ingredients in mouthwash that kill bad breath, which is why many people rinse their mouths with mouthwash. Those important ingredients are: Antibacterial agents: Antibacterial agents are essential in mouthwash, especially because your mouth is the perfect place for bacteria to live and grow. Because your mouth is moist and warm, the bacteria… Read more »

The Way to Floss Effectively

There have been many articles posted online over the past several years claiming that there is little scientific backing to the practice of flossing. This has been incredibly unfortunate because those studies have been misrepresented by the internet’s love of sensational headlines. Flossing your teeth is incredibly beneficial for preventing decay as long as proper… Read more »

Canker Sores: The Causes and Treatments

Canker sores – those persistent, painful sores. Let’s talk about what they are and how you can prevent them. Cankers are small lesions in the mouth that appear as white or yellow ovals with a red border on the tissue of your mouth. Many things are thought to cause cankers, but the exact causes are… Read more »