Caring for Your Dentures

If our dentist, Dr. , recommends dentures to rescue your smile from missing teeth, you will want to take good care of them. Whether you have custom-crafted complete dentures or partial dentures, your smile care is just as important to maintain as with your own teeth. To help you look and feel your best while… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Will Eventually Need Dental Care

A chip can form on a tooth from something as mundane as grinding your teeth at night or an accidental blow to the face during athletics. People who fail to curb bad habits, like nibbling on pens and pencils, crunching on ice or using their teeth as tools, are at increased risk of minor dental… Read more »

Reducing the Risk of Oral Cancer

You are probably aware that there are many things you could try to keep your pearly whites strong. For example, you may know that flossing and brushing your pearly whites should be crucial parts of protecting your teeth. Similarly, you might know that you should schedule two cleanings with our team every year. During these… Read more »

Sensitive Teeth: What You Should Know

Do you suffer from sensitive teeth? Does drinking or eating hot or cold foods hurt your pearly whites? Are your teeth ever uncomfortable just because it’s freezing outside? Fortunately, there are quite a few things you can try if you’re interested in dealing with sensitive teeth. Your sensitive teeth could be caused by several problems…. Read more »

Helpful Oral Hygiene Daily Habits: Dental Floss

One of the most helpful daily oral hygiene habits you should commit to routine is the use of dental floss. Dental floss can reach areas between teeth that brushing often cannot. To ensure your mouth is at its peak oral health and safety, brush at least twice a day and floss at least once per… Read more »

Did You Know That Age Can Affect Your Teeth?

As you age, it can become more difficult to care for your body. However, did you know that it can also be more difficult to care for your oral health as you age? Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do—and should know—to better care for your teeth as you age. One issue… Read more »

How Do Genetics Affect Your Teeth?

Did you know that there are people who don’t brush their teeth but still don’t get cavities? Other brush and floss their teeth regularly, but still find themselves fighting tooth decay. Sadly, some people are more vulnerable to cavities than others are, but did you know that you could be more vulnerable to tooth decay… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth: Why You Should Get Them Extracted

You probably know that your wisdom teeth usually erupt after all of your other teeth, generally between the ages of sixteen and twenty years old. Since your wisdom teeth are the last to come in, there often isn’t enough room for them to erupt properly. This can lead to a number of serious complications. If… Read more »

Simple Tips to Care for an Injured Tongue

There are times when you’re chewing gum or enjoying a meal that you accidentally bite down lightly on your tongue. These instances are rarely traumatic and prove to be little more than a nuisance. However, there are some other rare situations when something like a blow to the face or hard fall can cause more… Read more »

Whitening Toothpaste Can Prevent Surface Stains from Penetrating Tooth Enamel

Your tooth enamel is made up of microscopic mineral structures. This creates pores that can hold onto surface stains. If the stains are not removed on a daily basis, these surface stains can penetrate into the tooth enamel, causing stubborn stains on your smile. One way to prevent this from happening is to brush your… Read more »