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 »

A Cracked Tooth Can Be Completely Replaced with a Dental Bridge

It’s not uncommon for something like a blow to the face or a hard fall to severely crack one of your teeth. Sometimes, the damage to the tooth is so extensive that it cannot be saved, even with a root canal. In a situation like this, your dentist, Dr. , will often recommend that the… Read more »

What is Thrush?

Thrush is an oral infection that is caused by candida fungus, which is also known as yeast. Generally, healthy people have this fungus in their mouth on a constant basis, but it’s kept in check by other bacteria and microorganisms. However, sometimes illnesses, medication, and stress can create an imbalance in the mouth, causing the… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Give Your Smile Back

Many people will, at one point in their life, likely need to have a tooth replaced. It might have been lost due to injury, or required extraction because of excessive decay. Regardless of why a tooth is lost, replacing it is important not only to restoring your smile, but to the overall health of your… Read more »

Restoring a Cracked Tooth with Crown

The enamel layer on each of your teeth is composed of a densely packed structure of microscopic mineral crystals. This is what makes your teeth hard enough to bite things off and chew tough foods. As strong as your teeth are there are times when a blow to the face, or other accident, can impart… Read more »

Using Denture Adhesive to Firmly Secure Your New Partial or Dentures

If you’ve had a partial or custom set of dentures furnished by Dr. , then the unit was designed to match the unique shape of your mouth structure. Even with this custom secure fit, it’s not uncommon for people with dentures or a partial to use denture adhesive to provide an extra secure fit, while… Read more »