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 »

Should I Get Dental Sealants For My Child?

As a parent, preserving your child’s medical and oral health is an important priority that helps get them off on a happy and healthy start to their life. Most parents invest considerable time and patience teaching their children about the importance of brushing and flossing every single day when their children are little. As your… Read more »

Athletes and Mouthguards

Are you an athlete? What sport do you play? If you play basketball or baseball, or similar low-contact sports, you may not think a mouthguard is important. However, we recommend wearing a mouthguard regardless of the sport you play. Unfortunately, not all mouthguards are created equal. Stock mouthguards tend to be too heavy and bulky… Read more »

How to Properly Care for Your Teeth

Developing a highly effective oral hygiene routine is absolutely essential for preventing serious issues with tooth decay and periodontal disease. There are many important factors to an effective oral hygiene routine. While it starts with choosing safe and effective oral hygiene products for brushing and flossing each day, it also extends to attending your regular… Read more »

Beautify Your Smile with Veneers

If you have small chips, old dental work, and deep stains on the teeth in your smile, it could leave you wanting to explore your cosmetic restoration options. Even though whitening products and procedures can effectively brighten tooth enamel, they do not address damage to the enamel or noticeable past dental work. One popular and… Read more »

How To Fix A Chipped Tooth

There are many ways you can chip or break a tooth: biting down on a popcorn kernel, grinding your teeth, injury from contact sports, etc. A cracked tooth can have increased sensitivity and may even feel painful; luckily, a dentist can help. First of all, if your tooth has chipped or cracked then there are… Read more »