The Differences Between a Tooth Abscess and a Tooth Infection

Do you know what the differences between a tooth abscess and a tooth infection are? Would you be surprised to learn that many individuals confuse the two treatments? While they share some similarities, there are also significant differences. For example, you may understand that your body can cure many infections on its own. However, if… Read more »

Caring for Your Teeth as You Age: The Facts

As you age, it can become more difficult to care for your body. However, did you know that it can also be more difficult to care for your oral health as you age? Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do—and should know—to better care for your teeth as you age. If you’re… Read more »

Products That Can Damage Your Teeth

Protect your teeth at all costs when dealing with foods and drinks. Everything you put into your mouth has the chance to derail your oral health. Sometimes, even the most innocuous products could damage your teeth due to variations in texture and size. Sucking on a mini candy cane may seem harmless enough, but chomping… Read more »

How to Prevent Tooth Decay and Maintain a Healthy Smile

You have plenty of bacteria in your mouth that are threatening to harm your smile and create tooth decay. It’s important to do all you can to prevent this from happening. To help you do so, our dental team encourages you to do the following things on a regular basis: -Clean your smile: Do your… Read more »

How to Stop Gum Disease in Its Tracks

Gum disease is a deteriorating oral condition where plaque builds up on your teeth and gums. This film of harmful bacteria and food residue forms into plaque, and as plaque hardens, it turns into tartar, which brushing and flossing alone cannot remove. The good news is that gum disease can be treated with the help… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Prevent Cavities on Back Teeth

When your child’s permanent teeth replace their baby teeth, it’s not uncommon for the biting surfaces on their back teeth to have deeply textured areas. Sometimes these areas can be hard to clean with brushing alone. Should plaque and food particles become trapped in these areas, they can cause large areas of tooth decay in… Read more »

What Can a Dental Crown Do for You?

Has your oral health care been spectacular this year but a single tooth or two seems to still be giving you problems? Are your other teeth white and shiny but one or two seem to fall behind? If so, you may have a damaged tooth. If the damage is too severe for cosmetic enhancements, you… Read more »

Why We Take Low Radiation Dental X-Rays

Dr. and our team at in , , employ low radiation digital radiography, also known as digital X-rays to spot exactly what is happening in your mouth. Our goal is to discover problems before they become problematic and require more invasive treatment options. We take low radiation digital X-rays for the following reasons: To check… Read more »

The Facts on Oral Care

Oral care is very important this time of year. Halloween is coming, and with it, a trail of candy and cavities in its wake. That is why oral care is vital to remember during the holiday season. Keeping your smile healthy and prepared during the holiday, can keep you and your family’s oral health in… Read more »

How to Floss Properly

Dr. and our team encourage each of our patients to brush and floss diligently every day. Individuals should brush their teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. Unfortunately, there are many people who leave flossing out of their dental hygiene routine. Others do not know how to floss properly. Our dentist… Read more »