Are You Pregnant? If So, Here Are Some Oral Hygiene Tips for Your Oral Health

If you’re pregnant, then you need to make sure to take good care of your smile on a regular basis. Taking care of your teeth and gums is important because pregnancy can take a toll on your smile and oral health. So, to help you keep your smile in tip-top shape during your pregnancy in… Read more »

A Tooth that Has Lost a Filling Might Require a Crown

At , we often use a filling to repair a small cavity. Once it has been cured and bonded to the surrounding tooth enamel, the filling can repair the tooth for many years. Unfortunately, inconsistent or poor oral hygiene practices bolster the natural bacteria living in your mouth. In time, they could work to weaken the… Read more »

The Dental Issues that Could Occur in the Swimming Pool

If you are swimming as a form of recreation or exercise, indoor or outdoor, at the gym or the recreation center, congratulations! I commend you for taking care of your health. However, did you know swimming might be dangerous for your smile? Well, it’s true, which is why it’s important to do all you can… Read more »

There Are Several Methods to Cosmetically Improve Your Smile

Even minor cosmetic imperfections on the teeth in your smile can leave you feeling self-conscious. This can be even more significant if you have teeth with discolored fillings, yellowing tooth enamel or visible chips. Fortunately, your dentist, Dr. , is well versed and highly experienced in a myriad of cosmetic dental enhancement methods. The number… Read more »

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 »