A Dental Implant Supported Dental Bridge Can Effectively Replace Multiple Missing Teeth

If you have lost multiple teeth in one area of your mouth to a severe and untreatable dental trauma, or multiple cases of tooth decay, it can significantly hamper your oral function. If the teeth were located in the front of your mouth you might also be dealing with problems with your speech and the… Read more »

Top-Notch Smile Tips this Thanksgiving

If you want a strong, healthy, and beautiful smile this Thanksgiving, then there are things you can do to achieve that smile goal. Who doesn’t want a top-notch smile around the holidays? To help you reach the holiday smile you desire, our dentist, Dr. , has some tips for you. First, visit our dental office… Read more »

It Can Take Several Years for Permanent Teeth to Fully Replace Primary Teeth

By the end of their second year, your son or daughter should have all 20 of their primary teeth. This will give them the basic ability to bite and chew most common foods. The end of this teething phase can also be a nice relief for you the parent. Of course, this is not the… Read more »

Old and Large Dental Fillings Are More Likely to Be Distressed

There are different types and materials used for dental fillings. Most are intended to treat or repair a tooth’s enamel layer that has been affected by a small cavity, minor dental fracture, or a modest amount of dental attrition. Unfortunately, dental fillings can also have a finite lifespan. As time goes on it’s possible for… Read more »

Gum Disease: Signs to Watch For

Do you know how to spot the symptoms of periodontal disease, which is also called gum disease? Periodontal disease is a common oral infection that affects the gum tissues, typically around the teeth. If left untreated, it can develop into its advanced stages, and eventually lead to tooth loss. One of the first signs of… Read more »

A Tooth with a Missing Dental Filling Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Minor defects in a tooth’s enamel layer from dental caries, dental attrition, or a minor dental fracture can sometimes be repaired by a dental filling. As the years pass the bond between the dental filling material and the tooth enamel can gradually start to break down. This process might also be accelerated by any inconsistencies… Read more »

Brush Up on Brushing

Is it time to review your brushing style to make sure you are giving your teeth and gums the best care that they can get? Here are some things to remember as you double-check. First, make sure you are brushing your teeth twice a day, every day. This should take about 2 minutes each time…. Read more »

How Can I Limit the Use of Sugar When I Bake?

Typically, baking includes the use of high amounts of sugar. This is usual for a cake, cupcake, pie, and pastry recipe. Although this definitely makes the dessert delicious, it also makes the dessert dangerous for your smile. Unfortunately, sugar can promote cavities. So, if possible, try to limit the use of sugar when you bake…. Read more »

The Best Smiles are Possible with Teeth Whitening Systems

The best of smiles is the whitest of smiles. With a tooth whitening system, your smile can truly shine and stand out above all others. Not only will your peers notice it, but it will make your feel better and improve your self-esteem as you find yourself have a more encouraging self-image. The most important… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Improve the Appearance of Your Teeth

Cosmetic imperfections like dental stains and discolored tooth enamel can certainly leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile’s appearance. These feelings can be compounded if the teeth in your smile also suffer from minor physical imperfections such as obvious fillings, visible cavities, or chipped tooth enamel. To improve the appearance of a smile suffering from… Read more »