Braces: The Answers to Oral Hygiene Questions

If you have questions about oral hygiene with braces, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to discuss oral hygiene with braces so you can know more. The more you know, the better chance you have of maintaining a top-notch appliance and of having a successful orthodontic… Read more »

Signify Your Superb Smile With Bruxism Treatments

Making sure your mouth is well cared for includes always assessing any risks that may be present as well as minimizing damage that begins to occur. An often-overlooked oral health condition that can easily arise is known as bruxism. Bruxism refers to an individual grinding or clenching their teeth. Often times, it occurs while an… Read more »

Can a Dental Crown Help Your Hopeless Tooth?

Dental damage or an unflattering appearance can significantly affect the quality of a tooth, but our team is here to help you choose a dental restoration that can improve your smile. For example, you may find that a dental crown is the right choice because it can cover the whole tooth, starting at the gum… Read more »

Peak Oral Health Levels: Dental Veneers

Are you aware of the benefits that dental veneers can provide? If you did not know, dental veneers are cosmetic dentistry restorations designed to enhance your oral health and eradicate any visual defects that may be present on teeth. Dental veneers apply a thin coating directly to the front of teeth to dramatically improve your… Read more »

Increased Fluoride Might With Chronic Tooth Sensitivity

You wouldn’t know it by looking at your tooth, your tooth enamel is microscopically porous. The acid in your mouth produced by certain foods and beverages can increase the size of those openings. Poor oral hygiene can contribute to this condition. As your tooth enamel becomes demineralized, the dentin layer inside your teeth could become… Read more »

Want a Healthier Smile? Floss!

We know that brushing teeth is the basis for good oral hygiene. But do you put enough focus on flossing? Flossing should be a lifelong companion to brushing your teeth. It is similar to brushing, as it removes plaque and food particles. However, flossing removes plaque and debris from places your brush cannot reach–the space… Read more »

What to Do in the Event of an Oral Emergency

One of the greatest risks that can occur to your smile is that of an oral emergency. Oral emergencies, also called dental emergencies, can occur to anyone with any oral hygiene level, and can often leave your smile in disrepair. Fortunately, most emergencies can be effectively treated quickly. However, it is important for you to… Read more »

What’s In My Toothpaste?

Toothpaste has a long history; some evidence points to it being used in ancient Egypt. Egyptians would mix powdered rock and vinegar to make a paste, and use it on their teeth. Of course, today’s toothpaste works (and tastes!) much better. Here are some common components of modern toothpaste. Abrasives: Most toothpastes contain ingredients that… Read more »

Chew Gum to Help Your Teeth

You may not know, but you have an unexpected ally in your battle against plaque and tooth decay: chewing gum. That’s right! Chewing gum for 20 minutes after you eat has been proven to help reduce your risk of getting cavities. The key is a very simple substance your body has for protecting your mouth… Read more »

A Bad Filling Could Gradually Cause a Toothache

A small cavity, dental fracture, or area of dental attrition can sometimes be repaired with a simple amalgam or composite resin dental filling. This will repair and replace the compromised area of tooth enamel with an alternate dental material. If you struggle to maintain a consistent daily oral hygiene routine, or you take a relaxed… Read more »