Think Twice About Getting an Oral Piercing

Over the years, oral piercings have become a fashion statement for many people. It may be hip, it may be hot and it may be cool, but is it safe? Before you make an appointment to get your new tongue stud and pick out a stud or barbell in your... Read more »

Restore Your Smile With Composite Dental Fillings

Are you aware of the benefits of composite fillings? A composite filling is a cosmetic restoration treatment that is designed to repair cavities by filling them in with a durable material that can return the tooth to its normal function and shape. Once the decayed tooth material is removed and... Read more »

Taking Time to Learn About Dental Tools

You’ve come into the dental office for your regular six-month checkup and cleaning. Good for you! This is an important part of keeping up your oral health. Twice every year, we give you preventative care by giving you a thorough professional cleaning. Have you ever wondered about the tools we... Read more »

Halitosis Treatment

Are you doing everything you can to keep your smile safe and clean? If you notice any changes in your oral health, there could be several risks present, including halitosis. If you are suffering from halitosis, also known as bad breath, it may be more than just simply foul odors... Read more »

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 »