A Cavity on a Tooth’s Biting Surface Might Require an Inlay Dental Filling

The contoured biting surfaces of your back teeth play an important role in your essential oral function. These pits and fissures in the tooth enamel of molars and premolars help the large teeth to chew, grind and process food into small enough pieces to be safely swallowed. Sometimes these deep... Read more »

Beware of Dental Plaque

The phrase “combat plaque” is frequently heard and seen on ads for dental products like toothpaste promoting the efficacy of the product. But what is plaque and what is the significance of removing it from your smile? We offer further information on the nature of dental plaque and how it... Read more »

Aspects of a Super Smile: Tooth Replacements

One of the most important things you can do for your teeth is to make sure that any missing teeth are replaced. Missing teeth can destroy your smile in many ways, including its looks and ability to function properly. If you should ever end up with a gap in your... Read more »

A Porcelain Dental Crown Can Mimic Natural Tooth Enamel

Natural tooth enamel has a certain luster and appearance. This is especially noticeable on the surface of the front teeth, particularly when you smile. When a cavity or dental fracture develops on one of these teeth, it can be unsightly and unpleasant. To address a situation like this, a dentist... Read more »

Flossing the Gumline Is Critical in Periodontal Disease Prevention

Your periodontal tissues plan an important role in anchoring your teeth in place. If you struggle to maintain a consistent oral hygiene routine it could gradually start to threaten the health of your gums. Excess plaque and food particles that aren’t removed from your mouth by brushing and flossing can... Read more »

A Dentist Needs to Treat a Missing Dental Crown

Dental crowns are commonly made from special materials like gold alloys, base metals, or porcelain-ceramic. They are attached to the internal anchoring abutment with a very strong dental grade adhesive. This is intended to secure your dental crown in place for many years to come. Unfortunately, there are times when... Read more »

Enjoy All the Perks of a Full Smile When You Receive a Dental Bridge

Did you know that when you receive a dental bridge, it was designed to be part of your smile for the rest of your life? If you have lost one or more teeth and now have an incomplete smile, we invite you to consider a dental bridge to enhance your... Read more »

Are You Sensitive to Hot and Cold? Your Brushing Technique Might be the Cause of the Issue

Tooth sensitivity is an inconvenient dental issue that can make eating and drinking hot and cold products extremely difficult and even painful. Unfortunately, there are many things that could cause tooth sensitivity, and a hard brushing technique is one of them. In fact, brushing too hard can soften the tooth... Read more »

Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Tooth Hazards

Even though the holiday season comes once more and the opportunity for numerous health hazards are present for our teeth and gums, is important to remember that numerous other issues still exist in our daily lives. Beyond brushing and flossing, there are numerous tooth Hazard prevention techniques you should employ... Read more »

How Do Retainers Work?

A retainer was designed to do what its name implies: after the alignment of your teeth and jaw are fully corrected, it literally “retains” that alignment. But how exactly does a retainer work? The rationale behind why your orthodontist, Dr. H Arthur Nelson includes a retainer as part of practically... Read more »