Sensitive Teeth and Your Smile

Sensitive teeth are a common complication for thousands of adults today. In fact, there are many causes and treatments that can be used to treat this condition. If you suffer from sharp pain during your favorite treats, you could be experiencing sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity could also be a warning sign something is wrong, which… Read more »

Saving Your Smile: Oral Cancer Screenings

Have you ever visited your dentist for an oral cancer screening? If you haven’t done so already, it is important to always check and inspect your mouth for any signs of dental damage in regard to oral and throat cancer. Symptoms are often present to indicate if the disease has taken hold, such as the… Read more »

What’s the Best Way to Whiten Your Teeth?

Everyone wants a bright, white smile. Unfortunately, there are a number of things that can darken your grin over time. Dark colored food and beverages can stain your teeth. Even white wine can change your tooth color since it has a high acid content. If you use tobacco, you should know that tobacco stains your… Read more »

Dental Sealants as Cavity Prevention Aids

Brushing your teeth each morning and night, as well as make a conscious effort to remember to floss your teeth at least once each day. It’s also very important to clean behind each of your rear molars as well as along the gumline.  With consistency, this daily routine can significantly reduce your chances of suffering… Read more »

A Partial Denture Requires Some Daily Care

Our , Dr. , can often provide a partial denture for individuals who have lost multiple teeth due to untreated gum disease, chronic tooth decay problems or significant oral trauma. A partial denture is essentially an abbreviated form of a complete denture. Some also include small hardware components to secure their relationship with the neighboring… Read more »

Cosmetic Bonding Might be Used to Address Minor Tooth Enamel Defects

Minor physical defects that affect a tooth’s enamel layer can be cosmetically unsightly. At the same time, a chip or deformation in a tooth can also start to trap plaque buildup, minute food particles, and sugar residue, all of which promote tooth decay. If you have a tooth with some form of physical defect in… Read more »

Prepare For the Upcoming Sports Seasons With a Custom Mouth Guard

If you or your child enjoy playing active sports in the spring or summer months, we encourage you to consider the health of your smile, as many sport activities can affect your oral health. If you plan to play any of these sports, our dentist recommends that you use a custom mouth guard to protect… Read more »

Pediatric Dentistry Offers Specialized Care For a Child’s Smile

Being an expert on your child’s dental health without professional training is extremely difficult because children’s dental health undergoes a period of constant change until they reach their adult years. However, you can ensure your child receives the dental care they need by bringing them to see a pediatric dentist. Dentists who specialize in pediatric… Read more »

A Key to Oral Health Success: Tooth Hazard Treatments

  Monitoring your oral health care doesn’t have to be a 24-hour job. Although it does help to keep your teeth clean on a daily basis, only a nominal amount of effort is required. However, it is also a good idea to be prepared for tooth hazards that can arise. At any moment in time,… Read more »

How to Tell If You Might Need a Dental Crown

As the holiday season progresses, it’s very important that you practice effective oral care habits. However, if you have noticed your teeth beginning to decay, we encourage you to seek dental treatment now before the damage increases. A dental crown may help you keep your teeth healthy and bright. Dr. Michael D. Spencer and Dr…. Read more »