How Well Have You Been Caring For Your Teeth?

If someone were to approach you and ask if you take good care of your teeth, would you say yes? Sure, you may brush your teeth twice daily, but what else, if any, methods do you use to ensure optimum oral health? Ask yourself the following questions to determine your overall oral health level. –… Read more »

You Can Mitigate Tooth Sensitivity with Increased Fluoride Exposure

Your tooth enamel is made up of microscopic mineral crystals. While this makes tooth enamel very strong, it is not impervious to enamel erosion caused by acidic foods and beverages and the bacteria in your mouth. As time goes on, this process, known as demineralization, can create microscopic pores and channels in your tooth enamel…. Read more »

If You Have Lost a Tooth, It Can Often Be Replaced with a Bridge

If you have lost a tooth, it can seriously compromise the appearance and function of your mouth. Without timely restoration, this could lead to further complications and alignment issues in your bite. To replace the tooth, your dentist, Dr. , might recommend having a bridge installed. A dental bridge in , , is an appliance… Read more »

Is Cleaning Your Toothbrush Necessary?

Do you know what you can do to keep your teeth healthy and strong? You probably know that it’s important to brush and floss every day, but did you know that your toothbrush could actually let bacteria and germs into your mouth if you don’t care for it properly? Luckily, it isn’t too difficult to… Read more »

Use Prescription Fluoride Supplements to Improve Tooth Enamel

Even though your tooth enamel is very hard, it is still vulnerable to oral bacteria and the acidic foods and beverages you consume. Overtime, these things can start to erode the microscopic mineral crystals that make up your tooth enamel, making your teeth prone to tooth decay and tooth sensitivity. Fortunately, exposure to fluoride helps… Read more »

Oral Care Items You Should Keep Stocked in Your First Aid Kit

Just like any other part of your body an injury can happen to your tongue, teeth, cheek, gums or any other part of your mouth. Even though you can never completely prevent all oral emergencies and injuries from happening, Dr. offers a few simple oral care items to keep stocked in your first aid kit… Read more »

What Are the Steps Involved in Dental Bonding Treatment?

If you’re about to repair your smile with dental bonding treatment in , , then our team is happy to tell you what to expect during your appointment so you can be prepared and relaxed in the dental chair. When you come in to meet with your dentist, Dr. , you can expect the following… Read more »

Tips for Taking Care of Your Temporary Crown

After forming the abutment that will later secure your permanent crown, your dentist cemented a temporary crown in place. It’s worth noting that the hard plastic cap of your temporary crown is only meant to protect the abutment for a short time, while the dental lab is busy custom making your final permanent crown. You… Read more »

Causes of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

You might not associate tooth decay with babies, but even infants’ teeth can have problems. Tooth decay in infants, commonly referred to as “baby bottle tooth decay,” is quite a serious concern. Since maintaining oral health in babies is a key part of healthy development, here is some information about baby bottle tooth decay. All… Read more »

Having a Missing Tooth Restored with a Dental Implant

Dental implants have been available to help restore an individual missing tooth for over twenty years. In recent years, dental implant technology and techniques has continued to advance. Now they can also be used to anchor a bridge or create anchor points to lock removable dentures into place. The process starts with examining your mouth… Read more »