Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis in men, women, and children.... Read more »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and along the gum line at… Read more »

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 »