Fluoride: The Sources that Will Strengthen Your Teeth

If you’re not careful, tooth decay and enamel erosion can harm and destroy your smile. This is why it’s important to expose your teeth to fluoride each day. However, Dr. and our dental team understand that might be a difficult task to check off your “To-Do” list if you’re not sure how to do so…. Read more »

Sleep and Your Oral Health: The Facts

What have you heard about gum disease? Did you know that gum disease can lead to several issues if it isn’t addressed? For instance, gum disease can actually cause red or swollen gums, bad breath, shifting teeth, and eventually tooth loss. However, did you know that not getting enough sleep might actually leave you more… Read more »

Tooth Loss Resulting from Untreated Decay Might Require Restoration with a Bridge

Bacterial decay spreading from the tooth enamel layer to the sensitive interior of the tooth is always a cause for concern. When a tooth reaches this level of decay, the bacteria can invade the root and socket of the tooth, leading to a severe fracture or even total tooth loss. This could be made worse… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth in Your Smile Can Sometimes Be Repaired with a Simple Filling

A chipped tooth is often the result of a minor oral trauma. Even if the damaged tooth enamel doesn’t cause any immediate distress, you should still seek professional care at . The chipped enamel surface could encourage stray food material and bacteria to form a new cavity. This could cause significant distress to a tooth… Read more »

Did you know that teeth whitening is one of the most popular requests at a dental office? Over 90% of patients request it at some point in their lives. Considering it, but have questions? Here are some answers: Why are my teeth not white anymore? There are many possible reasons: • What you put in… Read more »

Dental Veneers Are the Upgrade Your Smile Seeks

Are your teeth causing you issues with your smile that cannot be easily repaired? Some stains and imperfections cannot be fixed with brushing and flossing alone, and alternative treatments must be used. With dental veneers, you can conceal your flaws and bring out your beautiful smile once again. Dental veneers are the upgrade your smile… Read more »

The Beginnings of the Toothbrush

Dental hygiene is an irreplaceable contributor to oral health. Proper dental hygiene includes brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day. Teeth care dates back for thousands of years. However, early dental care tools were very different from what we use today. Let’s explore the history of the toothbrush together. Teeth-cleaning tools… Read more »

A Loose Bridge Can Result in Serious Complications

When your dentist, Dr. , installed your dental bridge, used a very strong dental adhesive. Even though this is meant to securely cement the bridge onto the two abutments for many years to come, there are some rare situations that can compromise the bond. This might come from a hard blow to the face or… Read more »

Dental Bleaching Gel Can Sometimes Whiten Moderately Stained Teeth

When you consume dark foods and beverages, tiny staining particles can be trapped in the microscopic textures on the surface of tooth enamel. If these minor surface stains aren’t removed, they can gradually penetrate your teeth, causing deeper and deeper stains in your smile. If surface stains penetrate too deeply into your teeth, you might… Read more »

How Do Cigarettes Affect Your Smile?

You probably know that smoking can have a negative impact on your overall health, but did you know that tobacco use can also have an impact on your oral health? Sadly, issues resulting from tobacco use can actually be quite severe. Smoking leads to bad breath and stained teeth. If your teeth are yellowed, our… Read more »