A Custom-Fitted Night Guard Can Prevent the Damage Caused from Grinding Your Teeth

Stress is a common issue that is plaguing many Americans. When this happens, some individuals can develop an unconscious habit of grinding their teeth. This tends to occur at night while you are deep asleep. If left untreated by new stress-management techniques, this could result in serious damage to your teeth and other oral health… Read more »

How to Ease Your Child’s Unease About the Dentist

You and our dentist should each take part in making sure your child’s first dental appointment is a positive experience. Be aware that any anxiety displayed by you, the parent, will be picked up by your child. Also, if a dentist is unfriendly, unnecessary fear can be caused in the child. Your Role in Your… Read more »

How Inlays and Onlays Can Do for You

Have you ever bitten into something only to hear something crack in your mouth? Similarly, have you ever lost just a piece of your tooth? Naturally, if this happens you may wonder about what your options are. For instance, you may have heard about dental crowns and fillings—which could both be viable options—but have you… Read more »

Fractured Teeth may Require a Crown

Accidents, hard falls or a blow to the face during contact sports can sometimes contain enough force to fracture one or more of your teeth. Even if the fracture is small and doesn’t damage the pulp or root of a tooth, it will still need to be repaired to prevent future tooth decay issues. One… Read more »

Wearing a Night Guard for Your Protection

Do you grind your teeth at night while you sleep? If you have been experiencing tooth problems due to night-time teeth grinding, you are in good company. The Bruxism Association based in the U.K. says that nearly 70% of  teeth grinding while you sleep (also called bruxism), stems from stress or anxiety. Other contributing factors… Read more »

Sealing Out Plaque with Sealants

When your child’s molars and premolars start to emerge in adolescence, it’s quite common for these teeth to have deep pits, fissures, and contours on the biting surface. Sometimes these areas quite hard to clean. Plaque and food particles can get into the crevices of the molars and premolars, which can cause tooth decay. Applying… Read more »

Dental Bridge Care

Have you lost one or more permanent teeth because of gum disease, extensive decay, or another issue? Dr. may recommend a dental bridge in , . A dental bridge is a restoration that is designed to close the gap in your smile. Your dental bridge can restore your bite, and your ability to eat and… Read more »

Teeth Whitening 101

Your smile says a lot about you. Did you know that your smile is one of the first things other people notice when they meet you? At , we want each of our patients to feel comfortable with their smile’s appearance; you should have a smile that you love. Our team is pleased to offer… Read more »

How Do You Know If You Need Wisdom Teeth Removal?

There was a time, long ago, when our ancestors needed the third molars to help chew the kinds of food they ate. Our diets have since evolved, making these third molars–or wisdom teeth–superfluous. Our jaws are smaller than theirs were then, so there isn’t really room for these extra teeth. For some people, they never… Read more »

Dental Implants can Anchor your new Bridge

When dental implants first appeared on the oral health landscape, they were used to replace a single lost tooth. Over the course of the last two decades, implant technology and techniques have greatly advanced to be able to mount a bridge. During the initial consultation, the periodontist or oral surgeon will take a series of… Read more »