Cavities on Your Child’s Back Teeth Can Be Prevented with Dental Sealants

During early-to-mid adolescence, your child’s set of 32 permanent teeth will be in place. These 32 permanent teeth will have to serve your child for the rest of their lives, so it’s important to make sure they are properly taken care of. Of course, encouraging good oral hygiene habits is absolutely critical. However, even an… Read more »

Fluoride Treatment Strengthens Tooth Enamel

The enamel layer on each of your teeth is very hard and durable. However, it is not impervious to enamel erosion caused by acidic foods, beverages, and the natural bacteria in your mouth. Over time this process, known as demineralization, can create microscopic pores and channels in your tooth enamel, promoting tooth decay and sensitivity… Read more »

Dental Implants

As you may know, a dental implant is a treatment designed to replace a lost tooth—but do you ever wonder if you’re a good candidate? If you have, there are a few things you should know. Dental implants are designed to look and feel like a natural tooth. Sadly, if you’re missing a tooth you… Read more »

3 Easy Habits to Break for Better Oral Health

All of us want as strong a smile as possible. While we know good habits to have for strengthening our smiles, like brushing twice daily, flossing every day, and coming in for regular cleanings here at , there are some simple things we do that can actually cause some serious harm. Chewing ice – Many… Read more »

Flossing Is Essential in the Prevention of Gum Disease

Hardened tartar at the gum line is the leading cause of gum disease. The constant exposure to bacteria leads to the inflammation of the earliest stage of gum disease known as gingivitis. Symptoms of gingivitis include: red and inflamed gums that tend to bleed easily during brushing and flossing. It’s not uncommon for someone with… Read more »

Your Foods and Your Breath

As you know, everyone has to deal with bad breath—but do you know why? While bad breath can be caused by a few problems, such as smoking, dry mouth, or some medications, it’s typically caused by germs from food particles left in your mouth. If you are worried about your breath, you may grab for… Read more »

Teeth Whitening Strips are a Convenient Whitening Solution

Age and certain lifestyle choices like dark beverages, staining foods and tobacco use can often dull your smile. If this is the case there are several products and techniques that can help you have the bright, white smile of your youth. You should always consult your dentist before starting any tooth whitening regimen. Your regular… Read more »

Gain Better Health With Better Flossing

Inside of your mouth are hundreds of bacteria which can cause bad breath, tooth decay, gum disease, and other problems with your health. These bacteria can be harmful, but you can protect yourself by maintaining an oral hygiene routine where you clean your mouth with a toothbrush. Flossing is also an essential part of this… Read more »

Got Bruxism? Try A Night Guard

Bruxism is the name for grinding and clenching your teeth. Bruxism can cause teeth to wear, shift, loosen, and fracture if done chronically and it may also aggravate TMJ disorder and cause headaches. Of course, bruxism is easy to stop in the day time, but what if it happens while you sleep at night? The… Read more »

Enhance Your Smile Today with Dentures

Is it finally time to replace your missing teeth and improve the appearance of your smile? If so, dentures are here to save the day! Dentures are removable, reliable appliances that replace your missing teeth and give you the freedom you want. There are three different types of dentures that can successfully and efficiently replace… Read more »