Fight Plaque With the Help of a Water Flosser

According to the American Dental Association, cleaning your teeth daily helps prevent cavities and gum disease. Brushing thoroughly takes care of your pearly whites, but flossing cleans those spaces between teeth that a toothbrush can’t effectively reach. The most important thing to remember about flossing is to find a method that works for you and… Read more »

Repair a Cavity With a Dental Filling

If you aren’t consistent with your daily oral hygiene routine, or if you put off your routine dental checkups or recommended treatment with Dr. , a cavity could develop on one of your teeth. Early symptoms often include discomfort when chewing, tooth sensitivity, or a noticeable change in texture. With early diagnosis, Dr. may recommend… Read more »

Making Your Veneers Last

Dental veneers are a great way to correct minor cosmetic problems with your teeth. Veneers are thin shells, often made of porcelain, which are placed on the fronts of your teeth. Veneers are used to conceal chipped or stained teeth. If your teeth are not long enough, or spaced too far apart to be aesthetically… Read more »

Relevant Guidelines Concerning Sleep Apnea Treatments

Have you ever heard of sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a common but serious sleep disorder that typically arises when your breathing patterns are broken up or interrupted. While you sleep, the muscles in your chest and your brain work in tandem to make sure you breathe effectively. If for any reason this is interrupted,… Read more »

The Void in Your Smile from a Missing Tooth Can Be Addressed with a Dental Bridge

If you’ve had a tooth in your smile knocked out or lost to an untreated cavity it can significantly alter your smile’s appearance, limit your ability to bite off piece of food, and even alter the clarity of your speech. If the structural void in the area isn’t addressed in a reasonable amount of time,… Read more »

Preparing Your Smile for Teenage Dentistry

The path to being a teenager is littered with complications all along the way. Everything from the pressure placed upon you by other peers to everyday problems can derail you at every possible turn. In regard to your oral health, the key point is to stay safe and keep your teeth and gums in their… Read more »

The Facts About Permanent Teeth

Your teeth are strong oral bones that help you eat, talk, and smile each day. To help you know a little more about those teeth, Dr. and our dental team have some facts and information we would like to share with you. First, you have 32 permanent teeth. This consists of four teeth types, which… Read more »

What Does It Take to Restore a Tooth With a Dental Crown?

Dental crowns are strong, reliable, and attractive dental restorations that can give you the healthy and beautiful teeth you need. They are tooth-shaped caps that replace your tooth enamel and restore your tooth’s function. Fortunately, the process involved in placing a dental crown is simple, easy, and painless. Dr. is happy to provide treatment details…. Read more »

With Early Diagnosis, a Small Cavity Might Be Repaired with a Basic Dental Filling

Your back teeth, or molars have a textured and contoured area in the tooth enamel on the chewing surface. If plaque and food particles aren’t removed from these areas when brushing your teeth, a cavity can form. As this starts to happen you might notice the tooth becoming sensitive to heat and cold, or a… Read more »

Tooth Brushing Tips

We’ve been brushing our teeth since we were kids, and now we even teach our kids how to brush their teeth. We think we know everything we need to do it right, but do we? Believe it or not, there is more to it than you might think. First, you need the right tool for… Read more »