What Can Dental Checkups Do for You?

Have you ever heard that you should visit your dentist once every six months? While these cleanings may not seem like the highest priority—especially if you have school, work, or family—they are actually extremely important. Furthermore, would you be surprised to learn that visiting your dentist could actually be a way to save money? During… Read more »

Dazzle during the Holidays with a Bright Smile

With the holidays off and running as we count down to Halloween, is your smile ready? Halloween just started the ball rolling with the rest of the holidays following after, and we want to make sure your teeth are in their best shape yet. Dr. is pleased to offer whitening treatments that dissolve built-up stains… Read more »

Can You Help Your Bad Breath?

How often do you have to deal with bad breath? As you know, having bad breath can be an embarrassing experience. However, did you know that bad breath is typically caused by bacteria or by food particles in your mouth? While removing bacteria may be your best answer, there are a few things other options… Read more »

Fractured Teeth May Need Enamel Replacement

The enamel layer on each of your teeth is composed of a densely packed structure of microscopic mineral crystals. This is what makes your teeth hard enough to bite things off and chew tough foods. As strong as your teeth are there are times when a blow to the face, or other accident, can impart… Read more »

Have a Tooth Replaced with a Dental Implant

Your teeth are held firmly in their sockets by a series of small but strong periodontal ligaments. Even though nature has designed your teeth to hold steadfast, there are still times when a hard fall, blow to the face or other accident can knock one of your teeth out. This is a traumatic event, so… Read more »

It’s Important to Take Good Care of Your Temporary Crown

The temporary crown cemented into your smile is only intended to protect the abutment while the dental lab works on your permanent crown. As you go about your day, you need to remember that the temporary crown is not designed to fully restore the tooth’s function. If your temporary crown is damaged, cracked, or loosened,… Read more »

Important Tips for Taking Good Care of Your Porcelain Dental Veneers

The dental veneers installed in your smile by Dr. are made from a porcelain material that cannot suffer from tooth decay. However, there are a few every day tips to keep in mind to help you take good care of your porcelain dental veneers. The teeth with porcelain dental veneers will need to be brushed… Read more »

Clearing Away Food Particles Stuck Between Teeth

It’s a rather common occurrence for a small piece of food like meat fibers, popcorn hulls, fruit peels, and even small hard seeds to become lodged between your teeth while you’re eating. While these can usually be cleared away by brushing and rinsing, there are times when a food particle can become stubbornly lodged between… Read more »

Whitening Gel for a Brighter Smile

Stains can penetrate your teeth, from a number of different sources, including dark food and drink, tobacco use or even simply the natural processes of aging. Stains on your teeth can sometimes be embarrassing and leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. This drives many people to want to explore their whitening options. Choosing the… Read more »

Toothaches: Underlying Causes

Have you ever drank something cold and felt a sudden, shooting pain? As you probably know, having a toothache is a miserable experience and is something to be avoided as much as possible. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to fight and prevent toothaches. Toothaches can be caused by a variety of… Read more »