Keep Teeth Clean This Holiday Season

The holiday season gives plenty of opportunities for snacking and sugary treats. This can be fun, but it also makes it even more important to keep up on the basics of dental hygiene. Brush: The American Dental Association recommends you brush your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day. Use short (tooth-wide) back and forth… Read more »

Dry Mouth: All You Need to Know

Dry mouth is a common problem for many people. Now, let’s get this straight: If you have a dry mouth every once in awhile, you don’t have the condition dry mouth, which is also known as xerostomia. But if you have consistent dry mouth, you most likely do. If you do, it’s best to consult… Read more »

Oral Thrush: What Is It?

Do you have white incisions or a white rash on your tongue and/or the walls of your cheeks? Are they raised and do they appear at all like cheese? If so, you might have a condition known as oral thrush or oral candidiasis. This infection is caused by the fungus candida, and it can impact… Read more »

Keeping Your Back Teeth Cavity-Free

Your back teeth, known as your molars and premolars are specifically designed to chew and grind your food, in order to make it easier to swallow and digest. To do that, your back teeth have ridges known as cusps. Those cusps do a great job of crushing up your food, but they also provide places… Read more »

Tooth Hazards: A List

Protecting your pearly whites from injury is an imperative at , and we understand that you’re not always going to be in our office. That’s why we, along with Dr. , have put together a list of tooth hazards for your benefit. Read over this list and commit to shield your pearly whites by evading… Read more »

Increased Fluoride Exposure Can Strengthen Your Teeth to Help Prevent Dental Caries

Dental caries occurs when an acidic environment builds up in your mouth. As the plaque acids from poor oral hygiene increase, it can start to demineralize an increasing amount of tooth enamel. This gradually allows the natural bacteria in your mouth to create a large area of tooth decay. Fortunately, exposing your teeth to fluoride… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Easily Improve the Appearance of the Teeth in Your Smile

Cosmetic and minor physical imperfections that appear on the teeth in your smile can drastically affect your appearance. Rather than living with decreased self-confidence, you should consider scheduling a consultation appointment with Dr. . In a single appointment can assess the nature and severity of the imperfections on your teeth and provide you with the… Read more »

Halitosis and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

Have you ever asked yourself what bad breath is and what causes it? Even though it can often be misconstrued as smells arising from foods you eat, bad breath is often the result of bacterial odors that come from your mouth. Bad breath can be produced by a variety of underlying conditions including infection in… Read more »

The Oral Health Care Guidebook to Dental Implants

Your oral health should always be at the forefront of your mind, as every smile you give depends on it. Although oral accidents and injuries can occur at any time, tooth replacements need to be used to ensure you have a full smile that will function correctly for the many uses we require from our… Read more »

Oral Health Services: Toothache Treatments

Are you feeling pain or discomfort from your mouth and suspect that a tooth is the cause of it? If so, more than likely you have a toothache, which is caused by damage to the nerve endings of a tooth. Therapies for toothaches depend on the damage involved. If your toothache continues, you could be… Read more »