Back to the Basics

The easiest way to treat a cavity is to not have one in the first place! To help enjoy a bright and healthy smile, remember these basics:     Eat Balanced Meals: What you put into your mouth directly affects your dental health. Eat a diet full of calcium-rich food, such as cheese, milk, and… Read more »

How Can Dental Erosion Be Prevented?

Did you know that dental erosion is caused by a deterioration of your tooth enamel? Tooth enamel, the protective layer of your teeth is extremely strong and durable, but sadly is no match for many types of harmful acids that can invade your mouth. The bacteria in plaque can even convert dangerous substances such as… Read more »

A Porcelain Crown Can Be Used to Cosmetically Restore an Unappealing Tooth

Here at , Dr. understands just how important a white and winning smile is for your self-confidence. We offer a wide range of cosmetic dental treatments that can help improve the appearance of one or more unappealing teeth. Should a tooth in your smile be afflicted by discoloration, chips, or an unsightly old filling, Dr…. Read more »

The Most Effective Whitening Method Will Be Based on the Depth of the Stains on Your Teeth

The tooth enamel layer on each of your teeth has microscopic pores that can trap dark particles from dark foods and beverages. If these surface stains are not removed from the surfaces of your teeth, the dark particles can slowly start to penetrate deeper and deeper into your teeth. The most effective method Dr. recommends… Read more »

A Tooth That Requires Extraction Can Often Be Replaced by a Bridge

While it’s unfortunate, there are times when a tooth can be so badly decayed or damaged that your dentist, Dr. , simply cannot save it by a root canal. In these rare and extreme cases, might recommend extracting the remnants of the tooth and suturing your gums. This will mitigate any pain you’re experiencing and… Read more »

Got a Holiday Party Coming Up? Here Are Some Tips for Your Oral Health

Holiday parties are fun and exciting, especially because you get to mingle with your family members and friends and eat delicious treats. However, even though you’re enjoying yourself, your smile might be in grave danger. So, in order to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape while you celebrate with your loved ones, our… Read more »

How to Treat Different Types of Cracks and Chips

Your teeth have been designed to be hard enough to bite, chew and grind most normal foods. Unfortunately, there are still some instances when unnatural forces can cause a large chip or fracture in a tooth. This could be something as traumatic as a blow to the face or something as mundane as grinding your… Read more »

Crowns Are Often Needed in Many Dental Treatments

A dental crown in , , essentially replaces the enamel layer of a tooth. There are several different reasons why your dentist, Dr. , might recommend restoring a tooth with a crown. Crowns are most commonly used to address large areas of tooth decay when there is not enough healthy tooth enamel remaining to secure… Read more »

Brushing and Flossing: A Few Facts

You know that brushing and flossing your teeth are both important, but do you know which should come first? Would you be surprised to learn that the order doesn’t really matter? In reality, it’s far more important that you brush and floss properly. As you may know, you should brush twice a day—but did you… Read more »

A Broken Tooth Often Requires Extraction so It Can Be Restored by a Dental Implant

A hard blow to the face can sometimes crack or fracture a tooth severely. In an extreme case, the damage might be so extensive that ’s dentists simply cannot save the tooth by any effective treatment means. When this happens, we often have no choice but to extract the tooth, so it can later be… Read more »