Why Is Flossing Important?

If you’re curious to know why our dentist, Dr. , recommends flossing at least once a day, then our dental team is more than happy to help you. In this blog, we talk about the reasons why flossing is important. Those reasons are: -Flossing helps you prevent gum disease. Gum disease is a serious dental… Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Risk Factors for Gum Disease

As if there weren’t enough to worry about during the holiday season in regard to your smile, it is important to remember that a lingering disease known as gum disease can often occur. Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, can progress over a period of many years and frequently lead to severe infections to… Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with Dental Anxiety Treatments

Although the feeling of stress and anxiety you may feel when visiting the dentist is scary, fortunately, it can be treated. This condition is known as dental anxiety, and often happens due to the fear of any pain associated with oral health care, or can even be caused by the idea of an individual working… Read more »

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 »

Simple Tips When Applying Oral First-Aid

Oral trauma can take many forms and range in severity. This could include injured soft tissues, swollen lip, oral lacerations, wounded gums, or damaged teeth. In these moments, you might need to apply some simply first-aid while you seek professional treatment from our , Dr. . The first step in the first-aid process often calls… 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 »