FAQs about Plaque

What do you know about plaque? Would you like to know more? Here are some frequently asked questions about plaque and their answers: What is plaque? Plaque is a sticky, colorless biofilm that grows on your teeth composed of bacteria, sugar and acid. How does plaque grow? Bad bacteria that live in your mouth combine… Read more »

Manual Toothbrushes versus Electric Toothbrush

Are you caught up in the craze about which toothbrush to choose from? If so, we have exciting news for you! Here at in , , our team of specialists takes pride in giving you the answers to your oral health care questions you need to keep your smile in pristine shape. That is why… Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth with an ADA Approved Whitening Toothpaste Can Help Maintain a Professionally Whitened Smile

As dark particles gradually start to accumulate on the microscopic textures of your tooth enamel, it can leave you with an increasingly stained smile. In many of these cases, the consumer grade whitening products sold in stores will simply lack the potency to affect dental stains that have saturated the deeper recesses of your tooth… Read more »

Ways to Relieve Cold Sore Discomfort

Cold sores are common for many people, but it doesn’t make them any less uncomfortable and inconvenient. Unfortunately, you’ll need to run the course with your cold sores; however, you don’t have to endure the pain. Our dentist, Dr. , has some tips and tricks that can help you deal with your cold sore and… Read more »

Oral Health Care Secrets for a Healthy Smile

Did you ever wonder how well you are doing with your oral health hygiene? Is there anything further that you could be doing to help the health of your teeth and gums? There are always things you can do to improve the care of your smile and the health of your smile too. To help… Read more »

The Promises Your ADA Dentist Makes

Your dentist, Dr. , strives to be the best dentist for you and your smile. This is why is a proud member of the American Dental Association. The ADA is an organization that helps dentists be the best dental professional they can be. In fact, they encourage dentists to make and keep promises each day…. Read more »

If You Suspect a Cavity Has Developed on One of Your Teeth, You Should Seek Dental Care

When you use oral hygiene products that haven’t earned the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance or take a casual stance with your daily oral hygiene routine, you place your teeth at increased risk of cavities. If tooth decay does develop on one of your teeth, you might notice increased sensitivity, a change in texture,… Read more »

Identifying the Underlying Cause of Tooth Sensitivity Can Aid in Developing an Effective Treatment Plan

Feeling pain and discomfort when eating hot, cold, sweet, or acidic things is often referred to as tooth sensitivity. Left untreated the discomfort can increase or allow the underlying cause to escalate into something even more serious. Identifying the underlying cause will help Dr. develop an effective treatment plan to restore the comfort of your… Read more »

Can You Quicken Recovery Time for Tooth Extraction?

Did you know that you can quicken recovery time for tooth extractions by allowing yourself plenty of rest afterward and having a solid plan in place that is implemented both before and after the surgery? Although tooth extractions are fairly minimal surgeries, they do require comfort and care to allow your mouth to heal properly,… Read more »

A Partial Might Be Able to Temporarily Replace the Function of Multiple Teeth Lost to Untreated Decay

Tooth decay is often the unfortunate result of poor oral hygiene and reticence to seek professional care with a trained dentist. When this happens, you are at increased risk of the tooth decay spreading, infecting the root, or causing a severe dental fracture. If multiple teeth in one area are lost this way, they might… Read more »