A Dental Fracture Might Require Treatment with a Crown

Dental fractures are often the unfortunate result of an accident or a bad habit, like nibbling on foreign objects or improvising your teeth as tools. When this happens, the damaged tooth enamel could eventually start to trap bacterial residue, encouraging a dangerous area of tooth decay to form in an already compromised tooth. Sometimes, the… Read more »

Have You Ever Used Chewing Gum to Keep Your Mouth Clean?

Have you ever used chewing gum to keep your mouth clean? According to multiple studies that have been done, chewing sugarless gum for roughly 20 minutes after eating can help protect your tooth enamel. The reason is due to a rise in saliva production, which can wash away plaque buildup, neutralize harmful acids, and prevent… Read more »

How Drinks Affect Your Oral Health

You’ve probably been told that there are a number of steps you’ll need to take if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy and strong. Similarly, you may know that there are several things you’ll need to avoid doing. Still, would you be surprised to hear that some of your favorite drinks could actually cause… Read more »

Protect Your Teeth by Avoiding These Foods

Did you know that the foods we eat are the primary cause of tooth damage? Foods can strip away tooth enamel, create cavities, cause infections, promote dangerous diseases, chip and crack your teeth, cause your teeth to loosen, and cause a variety of other harmful side-effects to your smiles. Protect your teeth by avoiding these… Read more »

Cavities Can Destroy Your Teeth, so Stop Them Now to Save Your Smile

Cavities can destroy your teeth. Cavities are formed when holes are created in the protective layer of your tooth enamel. If left unchecked, cavities can cause infections within your teeth and even tooth loss. However, there are plenty of tools at your disposal that you can use to combat the effects of cavities. One of… Read more »

How Your Oral Health Changes With Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant—especially if you’re pregnant for the first time—you may be both excited and nervous. You probably understand that there are several things you’ll need to do to get ready. You also know that your body will change to accommodate your little one, but did you know that your mouth will change as well?… Read more »

The Details Behind Why People Use Water Flossers

If flossing is a difficult task for you, then our dental team has a recommendation for you. Instead of refusing to floss altogether, we encourage you to consider using a water flosser. A water flosser is a small, hand-held tool that sprays water into your mouth and deeply cleans the crevices and hard-to-reach areas of… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Free of Cavities with These Helpful Tips

Plaque is the result of bacteria accumulating in a fine layer on or around our teeth. The bacteria are adept in the creation of harmful acids which seek to destroy the very pillars they cling to, our teeth. The acids break down our tooth enamel, which can cause holes in our teeth known as cavities…. Read more »

What to Do When You Have a Tooth Extracted

To help you feel more calm and relaxed in the dental chair when you visit your dentist for a tooth extraction, Dr. , our dental team is happy to help you prepare for your appointment.  Make sure you know exactly what time your appointment is scheduled. You don’t want to be early or late. It… Read more »

Dental Implants for the Holiday Season

The winter winds have begun to blow once more across the lands, which can mean only one thing, silly snowmen, kid-size candy canes, festive foods, illuminating lights, and gifts galore are on their way! If you have recently lost a tooth or two, now is the perfect time to prepare your smile for greatness throughout… Read more »