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 »

The Process Involved in Placing a Dental Implant

If you’re interested in restoring your oral health with a dental implant in , , but you’re not sure what to expect with the treatment, our team is more than happy to help you! The process involved in placing a dental implant will require a few trips to our office, but once the treatment is… Read more »

Grit it Out: All About Teeth Grinding

Our teeth are fantastic tools that we use constantly throughout the day. They can bite through hard foods and break down stubborn, chewy foods. But they can also do a number on themselves if they are ground together. Find out what could happen and what you should do if you grind your teeth. It is… Read more »

Five Bad Dental Habits to Avoid

There are many things that we do on a daily basis that can provide damage to our teeth. Learning to avoid these habits can not only save your teeth and keep your oral health in better shape, but it can also save you thousands of dollars on dental medical expenses. That is why it’s important… Read more »

Cosmetic Bonding Can Repair Damaged Teeth in your Smile

Chips, cracks and fractures in one or more teeth can be a serious cause for concern. If you are fortunate enough that the damage is limited to the enamel without exposing the dentin, your dentist might recommend a cosmetic bonding procedure. A cosmetic bonding procedure uses durable resin that is color matched to the natural… Read more »