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 »

How you Can Help Your Teeth While Pregnant

You know that if you’re pregnant, several things will change. In fact, your way of life will mostly likely change drastically, not to mention physical changes you’ll have to go through. However, did you know that your mouth will change as well? Similarly, did you know that there may be a few things you should… Read more »

Tips for Better Breath

Bad breath is an annoyance, especially if you work in a professional environment. However, bad breath isn’t something you have to live with. There are many easy, simple things you can do to combat bad breath and get back to feeling great about yourself again. Prevent tonsil stones If you still have your tonsils, a… Read more »

What to Know about Fillings

Getting a filling is one of the most common dental procedures in the country for combating tooth decay. Specifically, when you have a small-to-medium sized cavity, Dr. will likely recommend a filling to fix the cavity and restore your tooth’s health. However, there are many different types of fillings, and before getting one it’s important… Read more »

A Badly Decayed Tooth Might Need a Dental Crown

Tooth decay is always a serious dental issue. Ignoring a cavity, can allow the problem to spread. If too much enamel is compromised, your dentist, Dr. , might recommend having the entire enamel layer replaced by a dental crown in , . The process starts with your dentist examining the tooth to assess its overall… Read more »