Family Dentistry: The Basics

With so many unique dental practices around, our team understands how hard it can be to figure out which dental practice is best for the needs of you and your family. That is why we are happy to talk to you about our family dental practice. If you have a family with a variety of… Read more »

Happy Holiday Smiles By Drinking Water

For a happy and healthy smile this holiday season, don’t forget to drink water! If you are dehydrated, your entire body feels the effects. Dehydration can reduce brain function, physical capacity, and energy levels. Proper hydration can combat these issues, as well as create positive effects such as making skin look less wrinkled, reducing risk… Read more »

A Tongue Stabilizing Device Can Help Denture Wearers with Sleep Apnea

  The National Sleep Foundation estimates that nearly 40-million Americans struggle with some degree of sleep apnea every year. Common symptoms typically include chronic snoring and episodes of breathing interruption. While this might cause spousal stress, and make a good night’s sleep challenging, it can also pose a threat to your overall cardiovascular health. If… Read more »

The Amazing Durability of Mouth Guards

If you’re wearing an oral mouth guard, we salute you! (And if you’re not wearing one but keen on what one could do, please let us know.) There’s one thing that’s important to note with dental mouth guards: although they’re designed to aid your chompers to last a long time, they themselves are not created… Read more »

Dentistry Topic Data Blog: Dental Erosion Treatments

Are you taking the steps necessary to protect your teeth it against the effects of dental erosion? The foods and drinks you are consuming on a daily basis could be contributing to enamel loss and leading to eventual cavities. It is important to make sure your lifestyle choices and your dietary choices are in line… Read more »

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 »