Oral Health Viewpoint: Dental Anxiety

Effective oral health care includes always taking the steps necessary to have the necessary restorations and repairs when your smile needs them. Although many individuals may find themselves always cleaning their teeth and gums and focusing on other oral health care cleaning routines, a visit to the dentist at least twice a year is also… Read more »

How to Care for Bleeding Gums

If your gums tend to bleed when you brush, floss, and even when you eat, then there is a chance you’re not taking proper care of them. It’s very important to take good care of them so you don’t fall victim to gum disease and suffer even more severe consequences. To care for your bleeding… Read more »

The Benefits of Sealants

Do you seem to have a talent for getting cavities despite brushing, flossing, and eating healthy? If this is so, you might try having the dentist apply sealant to your teeth. Sealants act as shields against bacteria that create cavities, and they can also halt further development of a cavity before it gets too bad…. Read more »

When Can You Keep Wisdom Teeth?

Have you heard that not all people have their wisdom teeth extracted? A number of people never have wisdom teeth erupt, and there are a lucky few who have mouths vast enough to keep all four of the wisdom teeth. Read on to find out more about when it’s okay to keep wisdom teeth. Although… Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with Dental Damage Prevention

Every day is a new opportunity to improve your smile. However, it is also a new opportunity to damage it. Thus, you must always exercise caution with any habits and choices in your life that can lead to severe oral health consequences. Whether it’s the lifestyle habits you partake in or the products you consume,… Read more »

Do You Have a Visible Cavity? Ask the Dentist About a Composite Dental Filling

Your mouth is vulnerable to many dental problems, especially if you have a history of poor oral hygiene habits. The development of tooth decay can create a dental cavity that is very visible on a prominent tooth, reducing the tooth’s natural appearance and darkening your smile. Our dentist will help you determine if a composite… Read more »

Lost Teeth Necessitate Dentures

Were you aware that tooth loss can result in tooth-crowding, difficulty chomping and difficulty speaking? That’s why lost pearly whites need to be swapped with false teeth. Find out a bit more about risk factors for tooth loss by reading on below. You are perhaps vulnerable to need of dentures if you are vulnerable to… Read more »

Holiday Flossing Fundamentals

Keep up on you flossing techniques to make sure your teeth stay healthy and clean for this holiday season! First, take an 18” piece of single-filament floss and wind it around one finger of each hand. Use a gentle sawing motion to slip the floss between your two front teeth until it touches the top… Read more »

What Can You Do to Ensure a Healthier Smile?

There are steps you can take to ensure a healthier smile. Healthy teeth and gums aren’t just for a pretty smile, but to allow you to eat and speak properly too! A healthy smile, free from tooth decay and gum disease also improves your overall well-being. This matters, because bacteria live in the mouth in… Read more »

How Dental Lasers Work

Laser dentistry is a budding technology, now projected to be in use by more than six percent of dentists in the USA. There are vast uses for lasers within general dentistry, and dental lasers fall into one of two categories. Soft Tissue Lasers The first kind of oral laser is defined as a soft tissue… Read more »