The Reasons Why Dental Cleanings Are Vital

When many people think of oral hygiene, they think of brushing, flossing, and rinsing, but they usually don’t think about their six month dental checkup. This is a bad habit because the six month checkup is extremely vital for your oral health. Without it, your smile could be in grave danger. Your routine dental cleaning… Read more »

Picking the Right Toothpaste

When you’re focusing on your oral health routine, you likely only take into account the type of toothbrush you’re using and making sure you have the time to brush and floss every day. What you probably don’t think about is the toothpaste you use. Let’s look at how you can pick the right toothpaste and… Read more »

Tips for Finding the Best Method for Whitening Your Smile

Different whitening products and treatments might use different whitening agents in varying concentrations. This can sometimes make it frustrating to find the right method to effectively restore your white and winning smile. Adding teeth whitening toothpaste to your daily oral hygiene routine can help brighten minor surface stains. It can also be a convenient way… Read more »

Why Children Need a Dental Checkup Before School Starts

You probably have a long list of things you need to get done before your children go back to school. Sadly, one important thing is often overlooked. While visiting our dentist may not be what your children are hoping to do during their summer, it is something that shouldn’t be overlooked. You see, tooth decay… Read more »

Understanding Your Options for Treating and Repairing a Chipped Tooth

In many cases, a chipped tooth doesn’t cause pain. This makes many people with a chipped tooth ignore the problem. Unfortunately, the chipped tooth enamel offers the ideal area for the bacteria in your mouth to exploit it and harbor tooth decay. For this reason alone, you should never ignore a chipped tooth. It’s always… Read more »

Completely Restoring a Cracked or Severely Fractured Tooth by Installing a Crown

It’s not unheard of for something like a blow to the face or a hard fall to crack or severely fracture one of your teeth. Sometimes the damage to the tooth is so extensive that it simply cannot be saved, even with a root canal. In a situation like this, your dentist, Dr. , will… Read more »

Whiten Up Your Smile for Summer

There’s nothing like a bright, confident smile. It can light up a room and lift someone’s mood. But has your smile become a little faded over the years? It might be time to rejuvenate it with a professional teeth whitening procedure from . Our teeth can become stained or discolored for a variety of reasons…. Read more »

Using a Custom Night Guard to Treat Teeth Grinding

If you grind your teeth at night on a regular basis, it can pose several different threats to your mouth. The tension on your jaw can cause alignment issues and increases your chances of developing TMJ disorder. Additionally, the force of grinding your teeth can cause chips and fractures on your teeth, which can lead… Read more »

The Ways to Care for a Knocked-Out Tooth

If you’ve recently knocked out one of your permanent teeth, our team is happy to tell you what to do. Dental emergencies in , , can be terrifying, so the first thing you need to do is stay calm. Then, you can do the following things: -Retrieve the tooth: Find the tooth, hold it by… Read more »

Recovering from a Root Canal

When you go in for a root canal, your dentist will clean out the infected pulp and replace it with medicated material. After the procedure, your tooth will need a few days to fully recover. To help your mouth heal comfortably and quickly, our team at suggests the following: – Don’t eat until the numbness… Read more »