A Historical Timeline of Dentistry in the 18th Century

Dentistry is an old profession. Its origins go back as far as 12,000 BC. However, it has evolved quite a bit over the years. The 18th century in particular was a time when the profession advanced a great deal. Here’s a timeline of how it happened: 1723: A French surgeon named Pierre Fauchard publishes a… Read more »

Why are Dental Exams Important?

Do you book your semi-annual checkup at the dentist, or do you often let it slide because of your busy schedule? If you are like many people who skip their trip to the dentist, then you are putting your oral health at risk. You have often heard that an oral exam is important, but do… Read more »

Improve the Appearance of Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry, which is a branch of dentistry that focuses on improving people’s smiles, has helped countless amounts of people finally achieve the smile of their dreams. Do you want to be one of those people? If so, it’s time to schedule an appointment with Dr. . Fortunately, our dental team offers many cosmetic dental… Read more »

Using Mouthwash for a Healthy Smile

A quick stroll through just about any store will lead to brand after brand of mouthwashes and rinses. But which one if any should you choose; and does using a mouthwash replace brushing? Mouthwash can reach places that your toothbrush can’t, and help in fighting cavities, plaque, gingivitis and tartar build-up. Mouthwashes can also freshen… Read more »

How Do You Know You Are Having a Dental Emergency?

Do you know what constitutes a dental emergency that might be happening to you? Do you know what to do if one arises? If you are indeed experiencing a dental emergency, you have two options. If it is during daytime hours, we ask that you call our team in , to be seen by one… Read more »

Things That Can Discolor Your Teeth

If your teeth are not as bright and white as they used to be, you are not alone. Teeth whitening is the most commonly requested cosmetic dental service. Dr. Haas, Dr. Haas, Dr. Burns, and our team are happy to provide teeth whitening in , , for those who wish to brighten their pearly whites…. Read more »

A Partial Can Help Replace the Presence and Function of Multiple Missing Teeth

Your teeth are designed to work together to chew, grind and process the foods you eat before swallowing. When multiple teeth are lost in one area of your mouth from tooth decay or gum disease, you can suffer severe limitations in your overall oral function. Sometimes dental implants mounted to a bridge can effectively restore… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Might Be Repairable with an Amalgam or Composite Resin Filling

A chipped tooth can be the result of several different things. This could come in the form of a notable dental trauma, like a hard blow to the face or from grinding your teeth at night without the protection of a dental guard. If you have a bad habit of biting your fingernails or using… Read more »

What a Dental Bridge Can Do for the Smile

If an individual has lost one or more permanent teeth, a dental bridge may be recommended to restore their smile. A dental bridge is a dental restoration that closes the gap caused by missing teeth. Dental Bridge Benefits A dental bridge placed by Drs. Haas, Haas, and Burns can do many things, including: – Restore… Read more »

The Importance of Getting an Oral Screening

Oral cancer is a familiar danger in today’s society, as are the risky behaviors that can cause it, such as smoking. However, the word “oral” doesn’t pertain to just “mouth”, it also includes the lips, tongue, and cheek. Oral cancer can strike at any part of the mouth. It’s good to know that there are… Read more »