A Small Cavity in Tooth Enamel Can Often Be Repaired by a Filling

Cavities are small areas of tooth decay that form when poor oral hygiene bolsters the bacteria living in your mouth. They often start as a weakened area of tooth enamel. While most cavities are detected during your regular dental checkup at , it is possible for a cavity to form in between appointments. If you… Read more »

What Does Coffee Do to Your Teeth

You know that some people need their morning cup of coffee to get their day going, but did you know that coffee can have a negative impact on the color of your teeth? Furthermore, because coffee sticks to your enamel, it can be hard to remove at home. Luckily, there are a few things you… Read more »

A Tooth Requiring Extraction Can Sometimes Be Replaced by a Bridge

When a tooth is badly damaged, avulsed or suffering from significant decay, the problem might be so severe that your dentists, cannot save it with a root canal. The remnants of the tooth might need to be extracted from the socket to ease pain and prevent further infection. After your gums have completely healed, our… Read more »

There Are Multiple Methods to Whiten a Dull Smile

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you and it is a key to making a great first impression. If your smile has been dulled by dark foods and beverages or even occasional tobacco use, it can leave you feeling self-conscious in some of life’s most important social settings. There are… Read more »

What Can You Do About Dental Anxiety

Did you know that about 40 million Americans suffer from dental anxiety? Sadly, this anxiety can make some people hesitant to visit the dentist. However, avoiding the dentist can be detrimental to your oral health, especially over time. Fortunately, there are a few things you could do to overcome this anxiety, including sedation dentistry. For… Read more »

The Signs Associated with Teething

Teething is an overwhelming phase that can occur at any time. Your child can start to teeth between 10 weeks and four months old. This makes it hard to know when your child’s teeth are starting to erupt. So, to help you, our dental team would like to tell you the different signs and symptoms… Read more »

Have You Heard These Cool Tooth Facts?

At and our team want our patients in , , to know just how important their smile is. Your smile consists of several parts working together–teeth, gums, cheeks, tongue, throat, and saliva production all make up your healthy smile. Here are some cool tooth facts to help you appreciate your teeth every single day: — Tooth enamel… Read more »

Dentures Can Replace the Function that Was Lost by Your Missing Teeth

As the years go by, chronic gum disease or extracted teeth can severely compromise multiple teeth in your mouth. Having a significant number of lost or compromised teeth can have a serious negative effect on your quality of life. Beyond simply impairing your ability to chew food, these problematic teeth can also cause you to… Read more »

How to Spot Cavities

Cavities are perhaps the most common reason a person visits Dr. at in , – aside from regularly scheduled dental cleanings, that is. Cavities can cause serious harm if they’re left untreated, and if you’re not vigilant in your oral health routine it’s easy to develop one in a short time – even between visits… Read more »

A Partial Denture Can Replace Multiple Lost or Compromised Teeth

Without timely treatment, gum disease and tooth decay can severely affect multiple teeth in one area of your mouth. In an extreme case, these teeth might be completely lost or so severely damaged and decayed that Dr. has no other treatment option than to extract them. Of course, losing these teeth also affects the function… Read more »