Why Flossing Is So Effective

Alright, be honest – when was the last time you flossed? If you’re like most Americans, you likely didn’t answer favorably to that question. In fact, 20% of Americans never floss, and only four in ten floss at least once a day. Flossing is an important part of maintaining great oral health. In fact, it’s… Read more »

The Instructions on How to Brush a Child’s Smile

If you’re a parent who isn’t quite sure how to brush your child’s smile, Dr. and our dental team are more than happy to help you! Oral hygiene at a young age is extremely important, which is why we are more than willing to give you the following tooth-brushing instructions: –Step 1: Angle the child-sized,… Read more »

Do You Grind Your Teeth? If So, Here Are the Treatments to Consider

Do you want a strong, healthy, and beautiful smile? If so, it’s best to stop grinding your teeth. Teeth grinding in , , is a damaging habit that can fracture and wear down your teeth as well as injure your jaw. So, if you want a top-notch oral health, our team recommends treating the habit… Read more »

How to Know When Your Dental Filling Is Deteriorating

A vibrant, healthy smile is no accident. Your daily habits, along with regular dental cleanings, and even genetics all contribute to your smile. Even so, time and bacterial plaque can damage your pearly whites by causing cavities. This is where dental restorations come to the rescue. Dental fillings can restore your tooth and keep it… Read more »

Teeth Whitening: Avoid These Problems

As you probably know, a smile is an essential part of making a good first impression. Similarly, you know that having a whiter smile can have a huge impact on a person’s confidence and quality of life. Tooth discoloration is caused by several issues, such as aging, certain medications, fluorosis, and even cavities. Fortunately, there… Read more »

The Recovery Process After Wisdom Tooth Extraction

The healing period is extremely important, especially after wisdom tooth extraction. This is because if you don’t take proper care of your smile while you are in the recovery process, additional problems could develop and your oral health could be in grave danger. So, to help you properly recover after wisdom tooth extraction, we recommend… Read more »

Common Filling Materials for Cavities

Cavities are essentially small areas of tooth decay in the enamel of your teeth. When your dentist fills a cavity, they remove the decayed enamel and replace it with another material that will resist future decay. What your cavity is made from will vary depending on how large the cavity is as well as the… Read more »

Are Lumineers or Veneers Right for You?

Are you unhappy with the appearance of your smile? Do you ever wish there was something you could do to achieve a radiant teeth? If you would like to improve the appearance of your smile, we recommend considering dental veneers and lumineers. These thin shells are especially useful if you have small gaps in your… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity That Requires a Root Canal

If things like drinking hot coffee or eating ice cream causes you to wince with pain, you might suffer from tooth sensitivity. There can be a lot of underlying causes of tooth sensitivity, including cavities caused by general tooth decay, fractured teeth with exposed dentin, old fillings that are about to fail, eroded tooth enamel… Read more »

Why You May Need To Have A Crown Lengthening Procedure

If teeth become cracked under the gum line, then your dentist may recommend a crown lengthening procedure. The crown is the visible part of the tooth above the gums. Crown lengthening reshapes gum tissue to expose more tooth structure. It allows a restoration to cover damaged parts of a tooth, it can improve gum health,… Read more »