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 »

Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, and Your Teeth

Virtually everyone enjoys a sweet treat, but do you worry about what these treats can do to your teeth?  Naturally, there are some treats that are better for your smile than other. In fact, there are some treats you should consider avoiding altogether, but there are a few things you can occasionally indulge in. Of… Read more »

Dealing With Different Kinds of Cavities

As you probably know, cavities are a common problem. Fortunately, cavities are less common than they have been in the past. Sadly, despite their prevalence cavities can be hard to identify. In reality, there are three different types of cavities. Of course, all cavities are caused by decay. In fact, the simplest type of cavity… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry

What is sedation dentistry? Sedation is used by your dental professional to ensure that patients feel comfortable during a range of dental procedures. The type of procedure determines the level of sedation your dentist or oral surgeon employs. Mild Sedation: this type of sedation is administered by nitrous oxide mixed with oxygen. All the patient… Read more »

Waiting for Root Canals

Did you know that root canal therapy isn’t as bad as you think? In fact, most patients who have undergone the treatment say it’s comparable to having a cavity filled. Still, we understand that having root canal therapy probably isn’t something you’re exactly looking forward to. But waiting to have a root canal treated is… Read more »

3 Reasons to Whiten your Teeth

Many people wish to improve the appearance of their dull, faded smile. Having white teeth is beneficial for anyone who needs an extra boost in their everyday life. There are many reasons to desire a whiter and brighter smile. These reasons include: 1. To boost your confidence: Many people feel self-conscious about their smile. If… Read more »