You Should Stock Your First-Aid Kit with Basic Oral Care Items

Oral accidents, dental damage and oral emergencies not only cause pain, but they can also require expensive treatments. When one occurs, being prepared to provide immediate first aid will often improve treatment options and success. To that end, your dentist, Dr. , recommends these basic oral care items to stock in your first-aid kit. Waxed… Read more »

A Tooth Missing in Your Smile Can Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

When a tooth in your smile is knocked out, extracted, or lost to severe tooth decay, it can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. If the tooth isn’t replaced in a timely manner, the nearby teeth can slowly start to shift positions, causing chips to form on the corresponding teeth in your bite. At… Read more »

The Tips You Need to Wash Plaque Away from Your Teeth

Plaque is a white, sticky film that clings to your teeth and threatens to create tooth decay and gum disease. This is why it’s extremely important to remove it on a regular basis. If you don’t, the plaque will turn into tartar and will irritate and infect your gums, creating gum disease. If left untreated,… Read more »

How Can I Help My Child Avoid Being Afraid of Dental Treatment?

Do you want to avoid passing your dental anxiety on to your child? If so, there are things you can do to achieve that goal! In order to help your child feel calm and comfortable in the dental chair, our team recommends that you do the following things: -When you come into for a checkup,… Read more »

Preventing Gum Recession

Have you noticed that your teeth are looking longer? Are your gums red or swollen? If you notice these or similar issues, you could be dealing with a serious condition known as gum recession. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to avoid and address this problem. However, please note that individuals with… Read more »

A Missing Molar Can Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

The molars in the back of your mouth are needed to do a significant amount of work grinding and chewing food. When a molar is lost, it can cause a serious impairment in the function of your mouth. One of the most effective methods for replacing a molar is to have your dentist, Dr. ,… Read more »

Insights on Your Treatment and Restoration Options with a Cracked Tooth

Technically, your tooth enamel is harder than your bones. This is what gives you the ability to bite, chew and grind tough foods. At the same time, there are circumstances when a hard blow to the face can actually have enough force to crack the tooth enamel and potentially damage the interior structures of a… Read more »

A Loose Crown Requires Timely Treatment

When Dr. cements a crown in place it is intended to hold fast for a long time to come. Unfortunately, it is still possible for complications resulting from a blow to the face or chronic gum disease, to compromise the cement. If you notice that a crown feels loose or has an abnormal amount of… Read more »

Simple Tips to Help You Manage Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a recognized psychological condition wherein a person experiences heightened stress and anxiety before and during dental procedures. My team and I have seen many patients over the years who have struggled with dental anxiety, and today we would like to share some simple tips to help you cope with it. When you are scheduling your… Read more »

Replace Your Tooth With a Dental Implant

Sometimes a blow to the face, or a hard fall can actually knock one of your teeth out of the socket. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports or other vigorous activities without proper protection from a mouth guard. If there are any remnants of the tooth left in the socket… Read more »