Acid Erosion And Your Smile

How does the food you eat affect your teeth? Where do cavities come from? Why should I chew sugarless gum after eating? All of these questions have to do with acid erosion, and will be addressed in this post. Acids in your mouth are the main culprit for cavity formation. This may come as a… Read more »

Steps for Remedying a Knocked-Out Tooth

What will you do when your child comes into the house crying because they have had a tooth knocked out? Here are six steps from the the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association that may help. Step 1: Recover the tooth. It’s important that you find the tooth as soon as… Read more »

A Fractured Dental Bridge Needs to Be Examined by a Dentist

Many times the dental restoration specialists at can replace a missing or extracted tooth with either a dental implant or a dental bridge treatment. In the case of a dental bridge, the corresponding dental work is created from durable dental materials to mimic the tooth enamel layer of the missing tooth and the tooth teeth… Read more »

Tooth Enamel Attrition Might Be Repaired by Installing a Dental Filling

The alignment and orientation of a single tooth can have a significant impact on its partners in your bite pattern. If one tooth is significantly misaligned and it goes uncorrected the unnatural occlusal relationship can cause the biting surface of one tooth to wear away on the lingual surface of another. At first, the changes… Read more »

Mouthwash Is Great for Teeth

Taking care of your teeth is a quest that lasts a lifetime. Luckily, if you are diligent, the habit is formed and it makes it much easier to take care of your mouth. But what if you already have a habit of brushing twice a day for 2 minutes, and flossing once a day? What… Read more »

Improve the Appearance and Function of a Tooth With a Dental Crown

You can improve the look and function of a broken tooth and protect it from future harm by receiving a dental crown. Most teeth can be saved from extraction and the bits of broken tooth salvaged. Dental crowns bond to the remaining tooth structure and hold the bits together for a durable restoration that can… Read more »

Improve Your Smile With a Dental Bond

Not all damage to your teeth requires major repair work. One of the easiest, and least expensive treatments for problems like minor cracks, stains, unevenly spaced or oddly shaped teeth is a dental bond. A dental bond is usually placed in a single appointment, and unless your dentist needs to remove any tooth decay, there… Read more »

Whitening Strips or Whitening Toothpaste Might Help Maintain a White Smile

Having Dr. administer a dental bleaching treatment is often the most effective method for safely removing dental stains from your teeth. The special tools, professional techniques, and potent whitening agents at disposal can excise stains from your tooth enamel without risking harm to your teeth or soft oral tissues. Even after your teeth have been… Read more »

Are Dental Implants Right For You?

In recent years, dental implants have become very popular for replacing missing teeth. There are advantages to having implants. They look natural and blend in with the other teeth in your smile. You can brush and floss your implants, just as you do your regular teeth, and they do not need to be removed for… Read more »

What is Gum Disease?

Gum disease — also defined as pyorrhea and periodontal disease — is an infection of the gums that hurts teeth when left untreated. Recognizing how this ailment impacts much of the population can help motivate and prep you to battle its damaging effects. Although we frequently group periodontal sicknesses under the umbrella term “periodontal disease,”… Read more »