The Toothbrush: Then & Now

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 »

Root Canal vs. Tooth Extraction

Did you know that ignoring a cavity could lead to damage in the center of your tooth? If this happens, there are only a few options you can consider, including tooth extraction or root canal therapy. Generally, we recommend saving your natural tooth whenever possible, but there are benefits to both procedures. Our team recommends… Read more »

Different Types of Dental X-Rays

Dental X-rays are a diagnostic tool used to help our dentists detect any decay, infection, or other issues that are not visible with the naked eye. Our dentists may decide to take dental X-rays at your regular dental exam. How often they take X-rays is based on your age, oral health, risk for disease, and… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Improve Can Unappealing Smile

If the teeth in your smile suffer from cosmetic imperfections like chips, stains, or discolored fillings, they can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. One of the most effective ways to improve a smile like this is to have your dentist, Dr. [doctor _name], install dental veneers. These are custom-shaped, thin, porcelain shells that… Read more »

Is Chewing Gum Good For Your Teeth?

Have you ever heard that chewing your gum is bad for your teeth? There may be some truth in this. However, chewing gum can also lead to a number of dental benefits. You see, chewing gum can be detrimental or beneficial—depending on the type of gum you chew. Many people assume that chewing gum is… Read more »

Got a Cavity? These Are the Treatments Available

Tooth decay is a dangerous dental issue that can destroy your smile if you don’t get it treated. In fact, if you ignore the cavity, it could spread throughout the tooth and ruin any chances of saving it. So, it’s important to get it treated as soon as you notice any tooth decay signs. The… Read more »

White Spots on Your Teeth: What Are They?

You probably know that virtually everyone wants a beautiful, white smile. But did you know that there are a few things that can prevent you from having your ideal smile, such as yellow teeth or white spots on your teeth? These white spots can be noticeable and unattractive, and even a sign of other issues…. Read more »

Why Is Sufficient Saliva Production Necessary for a Healthy Smile?

Healthy saliva production in your mouth is necessary to a healthy mouth. Why? Because not only does saliva wash away food particles, moisten and break down your food, but it also helps you taste and swallow, along with disease-fighting agents which prevent tooth decay and oral infections. By secreting high levels of calcium, fluoride and… Read more »

Don’t Ignore Tooth Pain

Lingering tooth pain isn’t “just a toothache.” Often, it’s a sign of a much more serious problem that needs to be addressed as soon as possible. If you have a tooth that’s been bugging you for a while, don’t put off a visit with Dr. any longer. Let’s take a look at what could happen… Read more »

Dentures Can Restore Your Smile

Gum disease, sports, tooth decay and other oral health problems can lead to the loss of one or multiple teeth or the loss of supporting bone. This can cause all sorts of problems for your mouth and impact the rest of your life as well. It can give you trouble chewing, speech impairment, and make… Read more »