A Tooth That Can’t Be Treated by a Root Canal Might Need a Bridge

Without professional dental care, a tooth afflicted with bacterial decay can become significantly distressed. In time, an infection could form in the root or a severe fracture could cause serious pain. In a situation like this, Dr. might be able to treat the tooth with a root canal. In an extreme case where the tooth… Read more »

Exercise and Your Oral Health

Would you be surprised to hear that there are several things you can do to protect your oral health? For instance, would you be surprised to learn that you could brush and floss your teeth if you’d like to avoid problems like gum disease? You should also consider visiting our dentist once every six months…. Read more »

Dental Sealants Are an Effective Method for Preventing Occlusal Tooth Decay

The occlusal, or biting, surface of your child’s permanent molars and premolars likely have deep pits and fissures in the tooth enamel. This make the teeth more efficient at chewing and grinding the tough foods they consume. Unfortunately, they can also gradually trap food detritus and plaque buildup, bolstering their chances of suffering tooth decay…. Read more »

Amalgam Fillings Can Be Used to Repair a Modest-Size Cavity

Poor oral hygiene habits invite the bacteria living in your mouth to cause any number of oral health maladies. One of the more serious problems that can arise is tooth decay. When this happens, bacteria exploit and invade the tooth enamel. Without timely treatment at the bacteria will inevitably spread. With early diagnosis, a small-to-medium-sized… Read more »

A Thorough Tongue Cleaning Can Reduce Bad Breath Complications for Denture Wearers

Reducing plaque buildup and the general bacterial load in your mouth will go a long way toward preventing bad breath problems. This is especially helpful for denture wearers who are struggling with halitosis issues. A through tongue cleaning can be performed by brushing your tongue with a gentle circular motion. Make sure you brush around… Read more »

Braces Aren’t Just for Teens and Adults

Thinking of braces brings to mind an awkward teenage child that is afraid to show their mouth when talking or smiling. That is the common view that many people think of, but it’s actually not what should be the popular view because it’s not idea. Braces are actually most useful at earlier stages of life… Read more »

The Toothbrush’s Development

Dental hygiene is an irreplaceable contributor to oral health. Proper dental hygiene includes brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day. Dental care dates back for thousands of years. However, early dental care tools were very different from what we use today. Let’s explore the history of the toothbrush together. Teeth-cleaning tools… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Can Harbor New Decay so It Needs to Be Repaired

Chips can form in tooth enamel from a myriad of causes. Sometimes it can be as mundane as grinding your teeth at night, crunching on ice, or using your teeth as tools. In other instances, a chip could result from a hard fall or a blow to the face during contact sports without wearing a… Read more »

A Dental Filling Can Fix Tooth Decay

Does one of your teeth have a cavity (decay)? A dental filling in , , may be just what you need. Dr. will remove the tooth decay and fill the area with the dental filling material. Dental filling material can also be used to repair a tooth that is cracked or chipped. How is a… Read more »

The Winter Sports that Should Involve Wearing a Mouthguard

If you want to maintain a strong and healthy smile this winter, then our dental team encourages you to wear a mouthguard if you participate in any of these winter sports or activities: –Basketball: Basketball is a high-contact sport that poses a high risk of tooth injury. If you’re not careful, the basketball, an elbow,… Read more »