Saving a Damaged Tooth

In the past, a severely damaged tooth may have had to have been extracted. However, dentistry has grown by leaps and bounds over the years, and extractions may not be needed as often as in the past. One such situation that might have required an extraction in years gone by would be damaged or infected… Read more »

Oral Health and Pregnancy

If you are expecting a baby, congratulations! You will have quite a bit to do in the next few months, but in the midst of all of the preparations, don’t forget to visit your dentist. A dental visit at the right time during your pregnancy will allow Dr. to clean your teeth and spot and… Read more »

The Benefits of a Dental Bond

Your teeth help you to bite and chew your food. They are also needed to help you speak clearly, and a clean, bright white smile gives you self-confidence and boosts your self-esteem. If you have a tooth that is chipped, cracked, discolored or decayed, it will affect your appearance. However, a damaged tooth is also… Read more »

What Do You Know about Bad Breath?

Bad breath, also called halitosis, is a common oral health abnormality that is often characterized by foul odors that come from the mouth. Characteristically, these odors are caused by bacteria, but in some situations, they may simply be caused by the foods you ate or the drinks you consumed. Recognizing signs of the actual disorder… Read more »

Reach a Restored Smile With Dental Bridges

In the case of a missing permanent tooth or teeth, Dr. may suggest a dental bridge in , . A dental bridge closes the gap caused by a missing tooth or teeth. A replacement tooth (pontic) with a dental crown attached to either side make up a dental bridge. Placing a Dental Bridge When placing… Read more »

The Dangers of Smoking and How to Quit

Smoking is proven to be harmful to your health. It deteriorates lung tissue, causes cancer, and can destroy your gums and teeth. The life expectancy for smokers is ten years shorter than the average human’s and it kills nearly a half million Americans every year. Our dentist, Dr. , cares about your oral and overall… Read more »

Gum Disease 101

Have you recently learned that you have gum disease? Don’t worry; you don’t have to fight this war alone. 47.2% of adults over 30 in the United States have been diagnosed with chronic periodontitis. Even more are in the initial stages of gum disease. Let’s talk about the causes, stages, and treatment of gum disease…. Read more »

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments Save Smiles?

Did you know that some cosmetic dentistry treatment services can save smiles? Despite the occurrence that all cosmetic dentistry can improve the look of your smiles, some are equipped with the added bonus of protecting your teeth too. There are treatments available to improve your smile simply by replacing teeth that have been lost over… Read more »

A Dental Bleaching Treatment Can Remove Dental Stains Caused by Tobacco

Tobacco use not only threatens your health, but it can also severely stain your teeth. The tar and other chemicals introduced to your mouth have the ability to saturate the tooth enamel in a relatively short amount of time. Once this happens, the consumer-strength whitening products sold in stores will not be strong enough to… Read more »

What to Do in Cases of Dental Trauma

If you or someone in your family has a bad toothache, chipped teeth, loose or missing teeth or a fractured jaw, stay calm and call in , at . Also, take a look at these instructions to see what you can do at home: Toothache 1. Dissolve a teaspoon of salt into 8 oz of… Read more »