Oral Health Suggestions from Our Dental Office

As a dentist, we are often asked for different ways people can help boost their dental and oral health. This is a natural question, given that most people do not like spending a great deal of time at the dentist. While we definitely have a few ideas on the subject, it stands to reason that many… Read more »

The Vital Reasons Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth

The goal of modern dentistry is for each & every patient to keep all their teeth for their entire lifetime. As dental health awareness & dental technology have advanced over the last half century, we now see fewer older people who are missing all their teeth (a condition dentists call edentulism). Still, we find that… Read more »

Periodontal Disease Proven to Lead and Worsen Heart Disease

Recent research has shown a positive association between periodontal disease and heart disease. With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the United States, it is important that patients understand and recognize symptoms of a periodontal disease as well as proper treatment in order to prevent it leading to a more serious heart condition…. Read more »

Are Ceramic or Composite Fillings Better?

Modern cosmetic dentistry allows us to restore your teeth with beautiful, durable restorations. In fact, we usually have several options to achieve the results you’re looking for. If you want to reshape your teeth, for example, you can choose between porcelain crowns and veneers. But one of the most common areas where you will have… Read more »

5 Tips to Help Parents with Oral Care for Toddlers

While oral care for toddlers has similarities for oral health care with older children and even adults, there are still a few differences. The biggest difference in care is not in what we need to do for proper care but how we go about it. The younger the child is, the more encouragement and patience… Read more »

What to Expect from a Dead Tooth

If you have experienced a serious injury that killed one of your teeth, you may just be a few short weeks or months away from seeing the full effects of that injury. As much as you may hate to think about having dental work done, the fact of the matter is that if you have… Read more »

The Beauty of Invisalign Clear Braces

The invention of dental braces may not be on the same level of greatness as the discovery of, say, fire or the invention of the wheel, but it’s quite significant nonetheless. Because of braces, countless people have managed to straighten and align their teeth and improve their bite and overall dental health in the process…. Read more »

What Can You Do About Sensitive Teeth?

Tooth sensitivity occurs when the dentin, the second layer of the tooth, becomes exposed. The dentin has microscopic channels called tubules, which are pathways to the nerve. When these tubules are exposed, nerves are more easily triggered by certain stimuli causing tooth sensitivity. What can you do to reduce your sensitivity? Avoid very hot or… Read more »

What’s Cosmetic Dentistry?

If you’ve heard the phrase cosmetic dentistry, but you’re not sure what that means, you’re not in the minority. Cosmetic dentistry is a broad term that means different things to different people. Today, we’re going to define it for you in the broadest of terms to help you understand what it is and whether or… Read more »

What You Should Know About Laser Dentistry

Did you know that there are a number of things you should be doing if you’re interested in protecting your pearly whites? Visiting your dentist is one of the things you should do to protect the health of your teeth. However, if you’re nervous about visiting a dentist, please don’t forget to consider the benefits… Read more »