Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Pregnancy Can Cause You to Be at Higher Risk for Dental Damage

Of course, there are many changes that occur in your body when you’re pregnant, but did you know that changes in your oral health are often among them? It’s true! There are a variety of dental conditions, often temporary, that women become more susceptible to during pregnancy because of fluctuating... Read more »

Early Humans and Early Teeth

As long as humanity has existed in one form or another, we have had teeth. And as long as we have had teeth, we have had to take care of them. Dental care in prehistoric times was pretty simple. People made toothpicks out of whatever was at hand, and probably... Read more »

Dental Dream Makers: Sedation Dentistry

Through the use of sedation dentistry, several complex treatments can be administered with minimal or zero discomfort at all. Sedation dentistry exists with several varieties and treatment methods to ensure you can have a mild sedation or even experience a deep state of unconsciousness. Depending on your health care needs... Read more »

Super Smiles: Gingivitis

Effective oral health care may seem easy by simply brushing and flossing each day. However, there are several more treatments and techniques you can employ to ensure your smile can continue to thrive. For additional oral health care support, visit our dentist for routine exams and oral examinations to determine... Read more »

Tools Like Dental Floss Can Clean Between Your Teeth

There are many different kinds of dental floss for cleaning between your teeth. Sadly, many people skip flossing which leads to painful and costly damage your teeth may be subjected to. Flossing is essential to your oral health. To help you understand more about the importance of flossing, your dentist,... Read more »

Dry Socket Tips

Dry socket is a condition that typically occurs after a tooth has been extracted. It happens when the blood clot that forms over your socket is removed. This can happen when you chew on the side of the mouth that had the extraction, use a straw, or do other things... Read more »

How to Clean a Mouth Guard

Mouth guards do a fine job of protecting your teeth, but in order to really protect your teeth, you need to protect the mouth guard too. One very important thing is to regularly clean your mouth guard to prevent bacterial and fungal infections from taking root and getting inside your... Read more »

The Key to a Great Smile with Root Canal Therapy

If you should ever suffer damage to your pulp, a root canal therapy will be needed. Root canal therapies are designed to remove pulp in situations where it has become inflamed or diseased. Otherwise, your tooth will fail. Endodontists specialize in treating damage pulps can effectively use root canal therapies... Read more »