Fixing Tooth Cracks

Do you have a cracked tooth? If so, our dentist, Dr. , would like to help you. It’s important to get it treated right away so the crack doesn’t get bigger and compromise the entire health of the tooth. Fortunately, there are many treatments available that can help you treat your cracked tooth. Those treatments… Read more »

Why Dental Crowns Could Be Great for Your Child

While it’s true that baby teeth are small, they’re just as susceptible to tooth decay as adult teeth. When children’s teeth get infected, the condition is referred to as baby bottle tooth decay, and it can leave children with damaged teeth and harmed gums and bones. To help you shield your little one from baby… Read more »

A Root Canal Treatment Can Save Your Damaged Tooth

Is your smile suffering because of an infected or damaged tooth? Whether because of an oral injury to the tooth, a deep cavity, a crack in the tooth or having several dental treatments done on a tooth, damage to the tooth roots can occur, requiring the help of a root canal to save the tooth. Saving… Read more »

Responding Soon to a Dental Emergency

As much as we’d like to avoid them, dental emergencies happen from time to time. Dr. and our team stress the importance of acting quickly to lessen the damage. Of course, it is always important to visit our dentist (or a medical doctor) as soon as possible if there is a dental emergency. We are… Read more »

Providing a Child with a Floss Stick Might Help Encourage Good Oral Hygiene Habits

Practicing a consistent daily oral hygiene routine with your child can certainly help encourage them to maintain those practices into their adult life. At the same time, the American Dental Association notes that you can start brushing and flossing your child’s teeth as soon as they develop. Encouraging a child to brush their teeth is… Read more »

Make Sure Your Whitening Toothpaste Has Been Approved by the American Dental Association

Dental stains often start out relatively minor. They tend to affect the surface of your teeth when you consume dark beverages or occasionally use tobacco. If the dental stains are not removed in a reasonable span of time they can start to saturate the microscopic pores in your tooth enamel. This can cause your smile… Read more »

Dental Filling Restorations

What is a dental filling? A dental filling is a restoration that may be used by Dr. when a tooth has decay. The filling can restore the tooth back to its normal function and shape after the decay is removed. Do I need a dental filling? When you visit for a routine dental checkup, our… Read more »

Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Teenage Dentistry

Caring for your teeth as a teen is one of the most important responsibilities in the life of a teenager. However, it often gets pushed down due to the numerous other issues that arise during these years. As the last of our adult teeth grow in as a teen, it is important to make sure… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Be Needed to Replace a Badly Decayed Tooth

Cavities that go untreated will inevitably spread to compromise an increasing amount of the surrounding dental structure. In time the demineralized tooth enamel could give way, allowing bacterial tooth decay to have unfettered access to the dentin, pulp, and root of the tooth. In some of these cases, Dr. can treat and restore the tooth… Read more »

A Positive Oral Health Care Outlook with Root Canal Therapy

As the holiday season turns a corner, it is important to make sure you are constantly checking your smile to ensure damage to the inner parts of a tooth does not occur. If for any reason your tooth enamel is breached, and your pulp becomes damaged, a root canal therapy will be needed to remove… Read more »