Here Is What You Should Know After Receiving a Dental Filling

It’s important to treat a cavity at its earliest signs before it requires root canal therapy to treat the center of the tooth. With early treatment, a dental filling may be the best way to treat a tooth, and we encourage you to treat your new dental filling with care to ensure your cavity treatment… Read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Chewing Gum

  Saliva functions to help eliminate unhealthy products that may linger on your teeth and gum. However, saliva can often be lowered by medications you’re taking and other issues that can contribute to dry mouth. Thus, you will need to use alternative dental treatments to help improve and promote the formation of saliva.  One effective… Read more »

Fight Bad Breath

Is bad breath cramping your style? Bad breath, which is also known as halitosis, can cause embarrassment or shame. Our dentist and team are thrilled to share some simple things you can do at home to fight gum disease. Dental Hygiene Brushing and flossing are not only important to your oral health but are an… Read more »

How Dentures Are Created

Are you missing some or all of your permanent teeth? Our dentist may recommend dentures to restore your smile. Dentures are removable appliances that can act as a partial or full set of teeth. Full dentures are used if all of the permanent teeth are missing. A flesh-colored base with replacement teeth attached is placed… Read more »

Gum Disease and Your Overall Health

Keeping your gums healthy is an important part of keeping your teeth. If your gum disease goes untreated, you will experience loose teeth, bad breath, and problems with your jaw. However, gum disease can lead to medical problems with other parts of your body. The primary cause of gum disease is the build-up of plaque… Read more »

Dental Health Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy and Strong

To keep your smile healthy and strong, the American Dental Association recommends brushing and flossing to eliminate harmful bacteria and plaque in the mouth daily. Brushing at least two minutes, twice a day will keep tooth decay and gum disease from gaining a foothold in your smile. To help you with this, be sure to… Read more »

Tooth-Brushing Tips

You may have heard this before, but it’s worth saying again: brushing your teeth is the most effective way to strengthen your dental health and thwart the development of dental erosion and disorders. For best results, it’s important to practice the greatest technique when tooth-brushing. Here are a few guidelines to help make you a… Read more »

Successful Smiles Feature Dental Damage Prevention

Based on your lifestyle choices, you may be at an increased risk for dental damage. Dental damage can arrive through numerous forms including trauma that you cause to your mouth through actions you take and choices you make. Wisdom teeth are often the source of numerous forms of dental damage. When your wisdom teeth grow… Read more »

Be Sure to Practice These Oral Habits If You Have Diabetes

Managing diabetes means taking good care of your body and your smile. Making sure that your teeth, gums, and mouth are healthy is also good for your overall health. Today, our dentist, Dr. , and our dental team would like to share some oral care habits to help you. Healthy habits: keeping up with your daily oral… Read more »

Tongue Scraper: Another Tool in Your Oral Health Toolkit

When it comes to your oral health toolkit, you have a variety of helpful tools at your disposable. American Dental Association approved toothpaste, toothbrush, dental floss or other interdental cleaners, mouthwash, and a tongue scraper can all help clean your smile from harmful oral bacteria. Oral bacteria left to develop into plaque and tartar will… Read more »