Fixing Root Canal Problems

Although many people may tense up when they hear the words “root canal’ especially when they are in the dentist’s chair, root canals are a very beneficial procedure that can save a tooth that in the past, would have needed to be extracted. Your dentist will remove the infected pulp from your tooth, clean the… Read more »

Flossing Is Vital to Oral Health

Brushing your teeth is vital to your continued oral health, but you also need to remember to floss your teeth every single day. It is only then that you can truly get the clean and healthy smile you want. Flossing your teeth does not need to be difficult. It is a very simple process that… Read more »

How to Protect Your Teeth

Protect your teeth from injury and decay through simple practices of common sense. Due to the sheer amount of risks to our teeth and gums, you must take care to protect your teeth as much as possible! Such care includes eating the right foods, wearing safety equipment when applicable, developing positive oral health habits, and… Read more »

All About Dental Crowns

There are many types of dental restorations, including dental crowns. A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. At , we provide tooth-colored, aesthetic dental crowns. Dr. may recommend a dental crown in , , to: – Hold a weak tooth together… Read more »

A Standard Dental Filling Can Often Be Used to Repair a Small Cavity

Each of your teeth is clad with an outer layer made from strong durable tooth enamel. Its mineral density is what gives your teeth the strength and durability to chew food and resist bacterial tooth decay. Unfortunately, poor oral hygiene can cause a buildup of plaque acids that are capable of demineralizing tooth enamel. Over… Read more »

The Facts About Root Canals

The pulp of your tooth is extremely important. It contains the nerves and the blood vessels that connect the tooth to your jaw, and essentially keeps the tooth alive and healthy. If your tooth becomes damaged from trauma, disease or neglect, bacteria can work its way into the pulp, infecting it. In days gone by,… Read more »

Symptoms of a Distressed Dental Filling Always Require Professional Dental Care

When a tooth is repaired with a standard dental filling the repaired area is intended to last for many years. However, if you are lax to brush your teeth twice each day or fail to floss at least once, the bacteria in your mouth could gradually start to weaken the bond between a dental filling… Read more »

The Excitement of a Better Smile Awaits with Fluoride Supplementation

Have you thought about the benefits and rewards that supplementary fluoride can provide you with? Have your thought about its ability to enhance your tooth enamel? Although fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral in large bodies of water worldwide, most fluoride supplementation occurs from goods we use to keep our teeth clean. The excitement of… Read more »

Potential Tooth Loss Complications Can Often Be Prevented with a Dental Implant Restoration

When a tooth is lost to a severe cavity or knocked out by a dental trauma, the complications to your mouth can be significant. You will certainly experience a decreased ability to chew food. Depending on the tooth’s location in your mouth you might also notice a change in the clarity of your speech and… Read more »

Periodontitis Can Impact Your Gum and Medical Health

When hardened tartar forms on your teeth near the gumline the bacterial presence can cause your gum tissues to become inflamed. This condition, known as gingivitis, can cause your gums to bleed during brushing and flossing while also causing chronic bad breath. With early treatment at Dr. ’s clinic, and improvements to your daily oral… Read more »