Dental Implant Facts

Do you have a missing tooth? If so, it’s time to replace it with a dental implant! Dental implants provide strong and sturdy results and they can give you the smile you need to live life comfortably! To help you know a little more, Dr. and our dental team are happy to share some facts… Read more »

Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine Is Critical for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Good oral health isn’t just important for preserving the state of your teeth and gums. It also plays a significant role in your overall quality of life. To that end, the American Dental Association and Dr. offer several recommendations and guidelines to preserve your oral health. The first step in the process is an effective… Read more »

A Tooth Chipped by Unprotected Bruxism Might Be Repaired with a Filling

Unresolved stress might make you to unconsciously grind your teeth while you sleep. This can put your teeth at significant risk of suffering chips on the biting surfaces of the tooth enamel. One easy way to prevent this from happening is to wear a dental guard in your mouth while you sleep at night. If… Read more »

Oral Cancer Symptoms to Be Wary Of

Oral cancer is a deadly disease that can strike any person at any age. In the United States alone, there are over 40,000 newly discovered cases every year. As oral cancer spreads, the likelihood of a successful recovery decreases, so it is important to diagnose and find the illness as soon as possible. If you… Read more »

An Untreated Cavity Can Eventually Cause a Toothache

If you have a bad habit of skipping your routine dental exam at Dr. ’s , clinic, it leaves you at increased risk of developing tooth decay problems. Should a cavity go untreated for a long period of time, the bacteria can gradually gain access to the pulp and root of the tooth. When this… Read more »

A Sports Injury That Fractures a Tooth Might Require Treatment with a Crown

Participating in contact sports always comes with an increased risk of injury. This is why most require special protective padding and mouth guards during practice and games. Yet some people find retail-grade mouth guards to be uncomfortable, leading them to forgo their use during the necessary times. When this happens, the chances of suffering a… Read more »

A Dental Fracture from Night Grinding Needs Treatment and Repair

Unresolved stress in your daily life can cause you to grind your teeth while you sleep. If this condition, which is known as bruxism, goes unresolved, it can lead to chips and dental fractures on one or more teeth. Even if the damaged tooth enamel doesn’t cause discomfort or heightened sensitivity, you should still seek… Read more »

Thwarting or Diminishing the Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

If you feel tension in your jaw or hear snapping noises when you open and close your mouth, you might be developing a TMJ disorder. What is TMD? TMJ is an abbreviation for temporomandibular joints, or the superbly intricate muscles and joints that make it possible to move your mouth up and down in order… Read more »

The Basics of Dental Bridges

If you have one or more missing teeth, you may want to get a dental bridge. Here are the basics: What is a dental bridge? It’s a fake tooth with two crowns on either side that go over the top of the teeth. A bridge is best matched for those with weak teeth, as the… Read more »

A Friendly Reminder on the Importance of Flossing

For many people, dental visits can be unpleasant reminders of their need to floss regularly. Perhaps you have had this experience yourself. Chances are you have, as over 80% of patients reveal during their visit they have no flossing routine. Even though you’ve heard it before, we’re going to reiterate this once more: it’s vital… Read more »