The Importance of Avoiding Gum Disease

Our professional and friendly staff here at in , , wants to discuss the importance of gum disease and inform you of all the harm it can cause to your oral health. First, there are two types of gum disease: gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis is a form of gum disease that only affects your gums… Read more »

Is There Treatment for Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea, which is commonly associated with individuals who snore, is a process by which your regular breathing habits are interrupted while asleep. In some instances, the disruption could be caused by the airway becoming obstructed or blocked, which is called obstructive sleep apnea. In other cases, your breathing is disrupted due to a failure… Read more »

The Facts About Mouthguards

Protecting your oral health should be a high priority. Maintaining the health of your smile is extremely important because your oral health can actually affect your overall health. You should take precautions to protect your teeth, including wearing a mouthguard when you play sports. Your mouth may suffer a number of serious issues if you… Read more »

Crowns aren’t Just for Kings

If your teeth have any sort of decay, cracks, or chips, you may not be aware of all your restoration options. You don’t want to deal with less-than-functional teeth for longer than you have to, as it’ll affect your oral health, ability to eat, and even talk. So our team here at in , ,… Read more »

Missing Fillings Need to Be Treated to Prevent New Decay from Damaging the Tooth

Dental fillings in , , are generally used to repair small chips and tooth decay. They are made from artificial materials like composite resin, amalgam, porcelain or gold. This means the filling is not directly threatened by tooth decay. However, it is still possible for the passage of time and the pervasive bacteria in your… Read more »

Oral Hygiene for Beginners

We here at pride ourselves in providing excellent and effective oral health care for a variety of different services. Our dentist wants you to take care of your teeth. Whether you are a beginner just learning how to properly care for your teeth, or a seasoned pro with years of experience honing your tooth brushing… Read more »

Dental Whitening to Combat Food Stains

If you look at your teeth in the mirror and lament that your smile isn’t as bright as it used to be, we can help. There are many reasons that our smiles go dull, so knowing about them can help you fight against them to keep a beautiful smile. Why is it that we feel… Read more »

Restorative Dentistry Often Employs the Use of Dental Implants to Replace a Lost Tooth

In the past, if you lost a tooth to severe decay or tooth extraction, a dental bridge was your only real method for replacing it. Over the course of the past twenty years, dental implants have grown in popularity and are now seen by many as the primary treatment for replacing a tooth. Dental implants… Read more »

A Dental Crown Can Serve Many Purposes

A dental crown is essentially a replacement for the enamel layer of a tooth. It can be used in many situations, such as: -To fix untreated cavities -To replace a large filling if there’s not enough healthy tooth enamel remaining to secure a new filling -To help a tooth that has been compromised by advanced… Read more »

Whitening Strips Can Brighten Minor Surface Stains on Your Smile

Even though your teeth might appear to be smooth, your tooth enamel is actually quite textured on a microscopic level. These surfaces can sometimes trap tiny staining particles that are found in the dark foods and beverages you consume each day. If these minor surface stains are not cleared away in a timely manner, they… Read more »