Important First Aid and Restoration Considerations for a Chipped Tooth

The enamel layer of your teeth is very hard and durable. This allows you to bite off and chew hard foods. Unfortunately, there are rare situations where an accidental fall or blow to the face can carry enough force to actually chip the enamel layer on one or more teeth. This is even more likely… Read more »

Dealing with a Damaged or Broken Crown

When Dr. installed your crown it is intended to be durable and to last for a long time. Unfortunately, things like a blow to the face, a hard fall can chip, crack or otherwise damage a crown. If you have a damaged crown, you need to call Dr. as soon as possible. If for some… Read more »

Need to Whiten Your Teeth? We Can Help!

Are you ever worried about the color of your teeth? If so, you’re far from alone. In fact, did you know that Americans spend $1.4 billion dollars every year on home whitening kits? If you’re unhappy with the color of your smile, we recommend giving us a call—but wouldn’t it be nice to avoid the… Read more »

Is Nitrous Oxide Right for You?

If you experience dental anxiety when you see your dentist, you are not alone. Dental anxiety can stem from a variety of reasons, including fear of pain, fear of helplessness and loss of control, and even embarrassment from having someone in your personal space (the physical closeness to your face). This can all leave you… Read more »

Drinking Water Is a Healthy Habit for Your Teeth

Humans are dependent on water. We need it not only to thrive, but just to keep up our major body functions. In fact, we are about 60% water ourselves. So it should come as no surprise that drinking enough water is crucial for our overall wellness. Drinking water also has some great benefits for oral… Read more »

How Dental Fluoride Can Help Your Teeth

Fluoride is a mineral that can greatly benefit your dental health. Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter, as it helps prevent cavities in patients by strengthening the tooth enamel from acid attacks. It can also reverse early decay. This mineral naturally occurs in many foods and in water. Where Else Can Fluoride Be Found? Dental fluoride… Read more »

Coping with Dry Mouth

Do you have a hard time chewing, talking, or swallowing? Do you have a change in taste in your mouth and bad breath? If so, these are all conditions of dry mouth, a common condition where saliva production is decreased by the salivary glands in the mouth. In addition dry mouth may also cause the… Read more »

Replacing Teeth: Children and Adults

Do you know what you should do if you’re missing teeth? Or if one of your children loses a tooth? If you’d have the gap filled as soon as possible, good for you. Leaving a space in your smile can lead to a number of serious problems. However, there are a few things you should… Read more »

Wisdom Tooth Extraction: Recovery Tips

Wisdom tooth extraction can be a scary thing—but not as scary as an improper recovery. If you do not heal properly during the recovery process, major problems could occur and your smile could be in serious danger, which is why we are here to give you the tips you need to heal in the best… Read more »

Cancer Free and Your Oral Health

As with many cancers, oral cancer develops silently over time. It commonly develops in men more than women, and typically over the age of 40. Recent research however is showing that it is on the rise in women and younger patients. Cancer in the mouth can show up on the gums, palate, tongue, lips, or… Read more »