How a Dental Crown Is Placed to Address Tooth Decay

If a cavity doesn’t receive timely treatment, it can start out small but spread to other areas of the tooth enamel and severely impede the tooth. When a tooth becomes badly decayed, we often recommend that the compromised tooth enamel is replaced with a custom dental crown. The process to create a dental crown typically… Read more »

When a Tooth Is Knocked Out You Need to Apply Simple First Aid and Seek Emergency Treatment

Dental trauma can range in severity from a minor chipped tooth to a severe damage to teeth and soft oral tissues. In some of these instances a hard blow to the mouth can potentially sever the periodontal ligaments that hold a tooth in its socket. In a moment like this you will need to apply… Read more »

Chronic Bad Breath Could Be Linked to a Developing Oral Health Problem

Consuming pungent foods and beverages can certainly cause a case of acute bad breath. However, these odors can often be dispelled by brushing and flossing your teeth or vigorously rinsing with antiseptic mouthwash. At the same time persistent bad breath, with no obvious or immediate cause could be a serious cause for concern. In some… Read more »

The Facts You Should Know About Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a dangerous dental issue that is also known as a cavity. It should be avoided at all costs, especially because it can destroy your tooth, smile and oral health if you let it. To increase your chances of preventing tooth decay, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to tell you all about… Read more »

Oral Health Recaps: Halitosis Treatment/Prevention

Are you aware of the risk factors that produce halitosis as well as the treatment methods that you can use to help limit bad breath or even prevent it entirely? For starters, it is important to determine the exact cause of your halitosis so effective treatments can be given. If your halitosis, also known as… Read more »

Routines to Remove Plaque

Losing teeth is no laughing matter. Periodontal (gum) disease isn’t fun either. But these sad conditions don’t just sneak up on you. They both start with allowing plaque build-up. So, when we’re talking about oral health, it is absolutely necessary to discuss plaque and how ignoring it can lead to the most damaging dental problems…. Read more »

The Ways a Composite Dental Filling Can Benefit You and Your Oral Health

When you have to treat a cavity, a composite dental filling can be one of your treatment options, depending on the severity of the decay and your oral health situation. Our dentist, Dr. , is proud to offer this restoration because it has benefitted many patients for many years. A composite dental filling offers many… Read more »

Dental Tips and Tricks

2017 has come and gone, and the new year is here. For many, that brings new year’s resolutions! May we suggest one of our own: take better care of your teeth and gums! Here are 4 items to consider as you set out on your new oral health goals. The Right Brush: Replace your toothbrush… Read more »

Gum Disease: What to Look Out For

Gum disease is a periodontal infection that weakens the gum tissue and bone structure in the mouth. Advanced gum disease leads to the loss of bone and teeth. We want to help you stay safe from gum disease by providing you with a list of its symptoms and risk factors. You can treat and even… Read more »

Visit Your Dentist About Tooth Hazard Warning Signs

Risk avoidance can go a long way in protecting your smile. Even though you may be involved in unhealthy habits that are not yet damaging your smile, it is only a matter of time before they can potentially destroy your teeth and gums. Thus, it is a good idea to analyze and assess all tooth… Read more »