Bridges Restore Badly Fractured Teeth

Your tooth enamel is very hard. Yet there are still times when a hard fall, blow to the face or some other oral trauma can severely fracture a tooth. If the damage is severe, Dr. might need to extract the tooth. Without timely restoration the surrounding teeth can start to twist, turn and slowly move… Read more »

Tobacco Use Can Cause Serious Complications for Your Oral Health

Each year, more and more Americans are ceasing tobacco use to improve their overall health. At the same time, the Centers for Disease Control estimate that nearly 40 million Americans still use some form of tobacco product. To make more people aware of the threats of tobacco use, Dr. points out the negative impact it… Read more »

Tips for Removing an Object that is Stuck in Your Gum Line

There are times when a piece of food or a piece of a foreign object can get stuck in your gums. This is even more likely if you have a habit of chewing on foreign objects like pencils and pens. The first thing to do to try remedy the situation is rinse the area vigorously… Read more »

Professional Home Whitening Treatment

Do you ever wish you could successfully whiten your smile with a professional whitening treatment within the walls of your own home? If so, Dr. offers a beneficial and successful whitening treatment that will give you the results you desire! When using this treatment, you can expect the following steps: -Step 1: First, you will… Read more »

Avoiding Cavities for a Healthy Smile

Don’t let cavities stop your radiant smile! Cavities, while destructive to a healthy smile, can often be prevented with regular care and attention to your teeth. Cavities are holes in teeth that arise from the effects of plaque formation. Plaque is a sticky bacterial film that forms on your teeth and gums as a reaction… Read more »

Understand the Danger Posed by Gingivitis

The Centers for Disease Control estimate that nearly half of the American population over 30 years old has some degree of gum disease. Residual food particles and plaque can develop into hardened tartar near the gum line. This continual exposure to bacteria caused gum tissues to inflame. Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease…. Read more »

A Tooth with Severely Damaged Enamel can be Restored by a Crown

Even though your tooth enamel is very strong, something like blow to the face or a fall can cause chips, cracks and even significant fractures. Even if the damaged area doesn’t extend into the pulp of the tooth, you should still have the tooth repaired before tooth decay sets in. One of the most common… Read more »

A Few Brushing Tips

Naturally, brushing your teeth is extremely important, but unfortunately, some people don’t brush as well as they could. For example, did you know you could be damaging your gums if you brush too hard or use a toothbrush with bristles that are too firm? Similarly, did you know that you should buy a new toothbrush… Read more »

Common Causes of Stained Teeth

A bright white smile makes a good first impression and says a lot about you. This prompts many people to want to investigate their teeth whitening options. Understanding the primary cause of the staining will help you to select the right whitening products and procedures to meet your whitening goals. Foods like chocolate, tomato sauce,… Read more »

Let the ADA Seal of Acceptance Guide Your Purchasing Decisions

When you shop for a dental product, you should always look for The American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance. All products displaying The Seal have been rigorously tested to be safe, effective, and all claims on the packaging have been proven accurate. Today there are over 300 dental products carrying the ADA Seal of Acceptance,… Read more »