Root Canal Treatment Options

Root canals are often performed to save your natural teeth when there is a problem inside the tooth. Within each tooth lies the pulp at the root of the tooth. If for any reason the pulp is damaged, in many cases it must be removed to prevent your tooth from failing or a serious infection… Read more »

We’ll Give You a Smile Makeover

Here at Bright Dental Care, we’ll redesign your smile! We offer services in cosmetic dentistry, which refers to any dental procedure that changes, shifts or replaces teeth to improve its overall appearance. Many dental procedures can qualify as cosmetic dentistry, but they can fit into multiple categories. Here is a brief description of what services… Read more »

Your Regular Dental Checkup Is Critical for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

In the grand scheme of things, cavities are just one small problem that can afflict your oral health. Indeed, there are many different aspects that go into maintaining the kind of healthy mouth that can last a lifetime. While brushing and flossing are essential daily measures that help prevent gum disease and tooth decay, your… Read more »

Your Dentist’s Reasoning for Recommending a Bone Graft

Bone grafts can seem a little overwhelming and scary. But, the truth is, the bone graft isn’t as terrifying as you might think. In fact, there are many reasons why a bone graft can be extremely beneficial for you and your oral health. Those reasons are: — The bone graft can help heal fractures in… Read more »

Characteristics to Look for in Your Child’s Toothbrush

Do you want your child to have the best oral health possible? If so, then it’s important to make sure they have the best tools to properly clean their smile. Today, our dental team will be happy to tell you what to look for in a child’s toothbrush. It’s best to pick a brush that:… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Often Be Used to Replace a Tooth Lost to Severe Decay

Poor oral hygiene increases the chances of developing tooth decay on one or more of your teeth. Without timely treatment, a cavity and spread throughout and within the tooth. In time, it could even compromise the root, resulting in the total loss of the tooth. One of the most effective restoration methods is to have… Read more »

What Teeth Grinding Does

Have you ever ground your teeth? Do you grind them a bit in your sleep? If so, you’re likely familiar with what teeth grinding does to your teeth in the short term. But it’s long-term effects are far more worrisome. TMJ Disorder One of the most notable long-term effects of teeth grinding is that it… Read more »

Dealing With Bad Breath

Bad breath can ruin an otherwise great day. It can leave you self conscious every time you open your mouth. You could consider using mouthwash, but this may only be hiding a deeper issues. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to beat bad breath at the source. If you have bad… Read more »

Symptoms of Gum Disease

Do you feel you have positive oral health? Are you sure of your answer? You may be surprised to know many people do not know the dangers of gum disease and how it can affect your smile when you least expect it. Gum disease is caused by bacteria and plaque living on your teeth and… Read more »

What Is Involved in a Routine Dental Checkup?

Many people are nervous, or even anxious leading up to their biannual professional cleaning. An individual may be nervous because of the strange noises or prodding going on in their mouth. However, for most people, professional teeth cleaning is quite simple and painless. If you know what is going on during your checkup, you can… Read more »