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 »

Cultivating Excellent Oral Health Habits for Your Little Ones

At our dental practice in , , we encourage our patients to take good care of your child’s baby teeth to ensure a lifetime of healthy smiles. Dr. would like to share some basic guidelines to help you care for your child’s smile in the early years. In the beginning, cleaning your child’s teeth is… Read more »

Never Miss an Opportunity to Brighten Your Smile

With the winter rush beginning to form around us, you should jump on board with a brighter smile today. What better way to greet the holiday season than with a whiter smile. Teeth whitening treatments are fast and effective ways to brighten your smile in as little as one use. Below are a few of… Read more »

Keep Dental Issues at Bay by Doing These Things

Keeping your smile healthy and strong is easier than you might realize. There are things you can do on a regular basis to keep your teeth, gums, and oral health in tip-top shape, and those things are: -Keep up on oral hygiene: It’s very important that you deeply clean your smile each day by brushing,… Read more »

Fluoride Treatment Can Help You Avoid Cavities

Your tooth enamel is made up of a hard-mineral structure that is composed of microscopic crystals. Throughout an average day, the natural bacteria in your mouth and the acidic foods you consume can gradually deplete the mineral’s density. This creates microscopic pores where tooth decay can form. Fortunately, exposing your tooth enamel to fluoride can… Read more »

A Crown Can Be Used to Restore a Chipped Tooth in Your Smile

A chipped tooth in your smile can affect your appearance and leave you feeling socially awkward. If the chip is significant, the tooth might not be a viable candidate for a simple filling. If the chip is significant or if it is in a critical location on the tooth, Dr. might recommend restoring the entire… Read more »