Enamel Erosion: What Do You Know

What do you know about enamel? Would you be surprised to hear that enamel is extremely hard? Furthermore, have you heard that enamel is actually able to rebuild itself? However, even though your enamel is very tough, there are many things that could damage or weaken it. If your enamel is damaged, the next layer… Read more »

A Large Dental Fracture Might Require a Crown Restoration

It’s not unheard of for a blow to the face to cause a dental fracture. This is even more likely to happen if you play a contact sport without the protection of a quality mouthguard. Small dental fractures can be repaired by Dr. with a basic dental filling. However, large fractures in tooth enamel often… Read more »

Gum Disease and Dental Implants: What You Should Know

You probably understand that gum disease is a serious issue that you should try to avoid. Fortunately, you may be able to avoid gum disease by brushing, flossing, and scheduling an appointment with our dentist every six months. However, even if you do brush, floss, and visit our dentist, you may still find yourself with… Read more »

Tips for Proper Teeth Brushing Habits

Proper tips for proper tooth brushing habits always start with brushing every single day, twice daily. Brushing doesn’t have to take too much of your time, as two minutes per session will suffice in the battle of teeth vs tooth decay. If you are brushing for the required amount of time, you will be able… Read more »

Fluoride Can Help Reverse Enamel Erosion

Your tooth enamel is made up of a dense mineral matrix. Consuming acidic foods and beverages on a regular basis can deplete a microscopic amount of minerals from your teeth. Over time, enamel erosion can promote tooth decay and tooth sensitivity. Increased exposure to fluoride helps restore some of the mineral density to your tooth… Read more »

The Many Causes of Tooth Stains

Many of our patients come into our office dissatisfied with the way their smile looks. They’ve noticed that their once beautiful and bright smile has grown dull over the years and they would like to get it back. That’s why so many come to Dr. looking for whitening treatments. Why is it that we feel… Read more »

Your Regular Checkup Includes a Basic Screening for Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer

There are several different aspects included in your dentist’s regular dental checkup and cleaning of your mouth. One of these key components is a basic screening for oral and pharyngeal cancer. Early detection greatly increases your treatment options and chances of successful recovery. The American Dental Association reports that 1 in 92 adults will develop… Read more »

The Presence of a Missing Tooth Can Be Replaced by Installing a Bridge

Missing a tooth due to decay, damage, or extraction can cause a series of complications in your mouth. While you will obviously be less efficient at chewing food, it could also leave you with an unappealing smile. In time the surrounding teeth might start to twist and turn in response to the missing structure in… Read more »

Dodge These Habits If You Want a Top-Notch Oral Health

Did you know that your smile is in danger when you participate in tooth-harming habits each day? Well, it’s true! There are many habits that can harm your teeth and gums, and our team encourages you to avoid participating in those habits as much as possible. Some habits we suggest that you avoid include: –Chewing… Read more »

Instructions on How to Properly Recover Following Tooth Extraction

If you’ve recently undergone tooth extraction treatment in , , then the next best thing you can do is properly recover. If you take advantage of the healing process, you will return to a top-notch oral health in no time and you won’t need to worry about unnecessary pain or dry socket. To help you… Read more »