How Dental Checkups Can Benefit Your Teeth

Have you ever heard that you should visit your dentist once every six months? While these cleanings may not seem like the highest priority—especially if you have school, work, or family—they are actually extremely important. And would you be surprised to learn that visiting your dentist could actually be a way to save money? During… Read more »

How to Brush Most Effectively

To help you have the best tooth-brushing technique in , , our team has a few recommendations for you! Those recommendations are: -Twice a day, brush your teeth. Preferably, use a toothbrush with soft bristles, as these irritate your gums the least. Medium and hard bristles may feel like they clean better, but they can… Read more »

The Benefits of Denture Adhesive

When your dentist fitted you for your new set of dentures, it was custom designed to match tightly with your gums. Even with this secure fit, many denture wearers like to add a little bit of denture adhesive to the base of their dentures for an extra-secure fit and to block out stray food particles…. Read more »

Restoring Missing Teeth with Dental Bridges

While it’s extremely rare and unfortunate, there are times when an accidental hard fall or blow to the face can impart so much force that it shatters or breaks a tooth. This can often result in a serious amount of pain. Often times the damage to the broken tooth can be so extensive that Dr…. Read more »

Is Sharing a Toothbrush Good or Bad?

As you probably know, there are so different germs in your mouth. In fact, each person has to battle these bacteria by brushing and flossing every day. Unfortunately, our toothbrushes tend to harbor all of the germs that are inside our mouth. This is the main reason we recommend not sharing your toothbrush with someone… Read more »

Toothbrush Care

As you may already know, it’s very important to take great care of your toothbrush. However, that might be a difficult task if you’re not sure how to do so. So, to help you keep your toothbrush in tip-top shape, our experienced dental team recommends that you do the following things: -Rinse your toothbrush:  To keep… Read more »

A Basic Crown Can Restore Your Teeth

To explain crowns in a nutshell, a crown effectively replaces the outer enamel layer of a tooth with an artificial material that is not vulnerable to tooth decay. There are several different problems that Dr. can address with a crown. Advanced tooth decay or a missing filling can often compromise so much of the enamel… Read more »

Preparation and Aftercare Tips for Multiple Extractions

Left unchecked, advanced gum disease and tooth decay problems can result in a loss of teeth and the bone structure anchoring your teeth in your mouth. This can severely compromise your mouth in many ways. Beyond simply impairing your ability to adequately chew food, it can impact your speech, make you self-conscious about your smile,… Read more »

Identifying a Bad Filling

When Dr. uses a filling to repair a cavity or other imperfection in a tooth, the intention is for that filling to last a long time. Unfortunately, as time passes fillings can get old and lose a little integrity, or bacteria can slowly and pervasively work their way into the seam where the cement holds… Read more »

A Crown Effectively Replaces the Enamel Layer of a Tooth

If you have a tooth that suffers from severe tooth decay, lost a large filling, or has been deeply fractured, you should not delay in having the tooth repaired or restored. If it happens to be that there is simply not enough strong enamel remaining to repair the tooth with a filling, might recommend having… Read more »