A Few Notes Pertaining to Dental Bonding

As the season comes to an end, it is a good time to check your oral health to see if everything you wish to accomplish with your smile has been obtained. Even if you practice effective oral health care cleaning practices, more may be needed to improve your smile if it has been damaged. One… Read more »

Unconsciously Grinding Your Teeth While You Sleep Can Lead to Significant Dental Fractures

Unresolved stress can have a long-term effect on your medical and oral health. The chronic force of clenching and grinding your teeth can cause inflammation in your temporomandibular joints and cause dental fractures on one or more teeth. It’s important to have these damaged teeth examined by a professional dentist like Dr. to prevent a… Read more »

Caring for Your Oral Health If You Have Diabetes

At in , , we know how diabetes can impact one’s oral health. Since 29.1 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with diabetes, and nearly 1.7 million new cases come up every year, we’d like to talk a little bit about how to care for your oral health when you have this disease…. Read more »

How Dental Crowns are Made

Oral crowns need to withstand tough chewing, chomping and grinding, so they’re fashioned to be incredibly durable. When you receive a crown procedure in our office, we will create an impression of your pearly whites, but we do not actually develop the crown on-site. To fashion the crown, we send the impression of your chompers… Read more »

5 Ways to Care for Your Smile

Taking care of your mouth is easy! Here are 5 things to remember as you take care of your smile. Mouthwash: Mouthwash may be a good addition to some people’s oral hygiene routines. Therapeutic mouthwash, available over-the-counter, helps by killing bacteria and washing away food particles and other debris in the mouth. Read the warning… Read more »

Proper Flossing Technique

You know you should floss, but do you? For many people, flossing is a difficult habit to master. But with the proper techniques, however, you may find that flossing can be an easy, effective way to protect your oral health. When flossing, try to remember the following: Withdraw about 18 inches of floss, which is… Read more »

Dental Bonding & Your Smile

Dental bonding is the method Dr. uses to attach materials directly to a tooth to improve the color or shape. The tooth enamel is fused with the bonding material, which may be porcelain or resin, to create a strong restoration that feels like your original tooth. When is dental bonding used? – Decayed teeth (the… Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Can Have an Ill Effect on Your Smile

Inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine can cause poor oral hygiene and create an environment in your mouth that shortens the lifespan of your dental work. In a situation like this it might be possible for the natural bacteria in your mouth to weaken the bond holding one of your dental fillings to the… Read more »

Canker Sore 101

Sometimes the oral cavity can be confusing, especially if you don’t know much about the teeth, tissues, and smile. However, there is no need to worry. This is the case for many. One mystery of the mouth is canker sores. These are shallow, small ulcers that make eating and talking difficult. Dr. is happy to… Read more »

The Progress of Toothpaste

We know that brushing your teeth twice a day is imperative for our oral health, but many people do not know how toothpaste came to be. Different forms of toothpastes have been around for thousands of years. Let’s explore the history and development of toothpaste together. The oldest toothpaste formula that we know of was… Read more »