Signs of Teeth Grinding

If you take the advice to “keep a stiff upper lip” when you are stressed literally, you might end up grinding your teeth! There’s a special term for teeth grinding: it’s called bruxism. Bruxism is by nature unconscious. The most frequent form of it is sleep bruxism. While stress may be a contributing issue, there… Read more »

Preparing Your Smile Against Toothaches

Have you taken the time to practice toothache prevention? Are you aware of which signs and symptoms are early indicators of toothaches? Although toothaches have many causes and symptoms, it may be possible that the symptoms are connect to underlying conditions in your oral health. Thus, it is always extremely important to look for any… Read more »

A Complete Denture Can Help Replace the Function of Teeth Lost to Severe Periodontal Disease

A significant number of the elderly population suffers from some form of periodontal disease. As the condition advances the bacterial infection in the periodontal tissues can cause a loss of bone structure near the roots of your teeth. As time goes on it could cause the loss of multiple teeth. Even the teeth that remain… Read more »

Teeth Lost to Severe Dental Trauma Might Be Replaced with a Dental Implant Bridge

Automotive accidents and sports injuries can sometimes carry enough force to severely damage or knock out multiple teeth. When this happens the trauma to your mouth can be severe. Sometimes Dr. can perform a root canal to save the remnants of the teeth. In a case where the dental trauma is severe or the underlying… Read more »

A Simple Fluoride Treatment or Prescription Fluoride Supplements Can Help Treat Many Cases of Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is often linked to weakened tooth enamel. An inconsistent daily oral hygiene routine and frequent consumption of acidic beverages can cause the microscopic pores on the surfaces of your teeth to expand. As this starts to happen, the sensitive dentin layer will be exposed to hot, cold, sweet, or acidic foods or drinks…. Read more »

The Causes of, and Treatments for Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

If you have noticed that your teeth are loose, chipped, or even looking flattened; if your tooth enamel has been wearing off; or you are experiencing headaches or pain in your jaw, it may be time for you to meet with Dr. at for an exam to see if you have been grinding your teeth…. Read more »

Prevent Tooth Extractions with Root Canal Therapies

Did you know that it may be possible to save damaged teeth with root canal therapies? Although the pulp is the life force of the tooth, the removal of damaged pulp often gives a tooth the best chance for success. Prevent tooth extractions with root canal therapies. Here are a few tips about root canals:… Read more »

Are You Suffering From the Effects of Halitosis?

Have you been suffering from the effects of halitosis, otherwise known as bad breath? If so, you are not alone. This disorder produces unpleasant smells in your mouth. It can be caused by a variety of factors, typically, however, lacking in good oral hygiene and having an infection in your mouth–such as an abscessed tooth,… Read more »

Is Dental Bonding the Restoration Treatment You Have Been Looking For?

Are your teeth damaged and in need of a tooth restoration service? Is dental bonding the restoration treatment you have been looking for? Dental bonding can improve the look of your smile and correct damage that has left the root of the tooth exposed due to a break in the tooth enamel. Typically, dental bonding… Read more »

How to Treat an Abscessed Tooth

You’ve probably heard that there are several dental issues that might be uncomfortable. For instance, cavities or chipped teeth may lead to issues like toothaches or sensitive teeth. You might also know that a damaged root canal may cause extreme discomfort when you eat, but would you be surprised to hear that an abscess may… Read more »