A Knocked-Out Tooth Is Often Lost but It Can Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

If you are an athlete participating in contact sports without the protection of a quality mouthguard, then you are at increased risk of having a tooth knocked out. When this happens, the trauma is often so severe that the tooth is lost. Drs. ’s only effective treatment option might be to extract the tooth. Later,… Read more »

Dental Veneers Help You Make a Good First Impression

Along with eye contact, a white and winning smile is essential for making a great first impression. If the teeth in your smile suffer from cosmetic imperfections, it can affect the success of your business and hamper your social life. To treat a problem of this magnitude, your dentist, Dr. , routinely suggests custom shaped… Read more »

How You Can Ensure a Healthy Smile

Ensuring a healthy smile begins with taking care of your mouth–teeth, gums, healthy saliva production–all of this lays the groundwork for good oral health. In fact, without diligent daily care, your smile is prone to enamel decay, tooth sensitivity, cavities, and tooth loss from the buildup of acid in the mouth. Without daily removal, bacterial… Read more »

Facts About Gum Disease and Tooth Loss

You probably know that you should visit your dentist at least once every six months if you’re interested in maintaining a healthy, strong smile. However, did you know that if you avoid these checkups, you could be putting yourself in danger of gum disease? Many Americans have gum disease and don’t realize it. Unfortunately, if… Read more »

The ADA Promises Your Dentist Keeps Each Day

The American Dental Association is an organization that helps each dentist provide the best dental care and experience possible, and your dentist, Dr. , is a member of that organization. There are ADA promises that your dentist makes and keeps each day, and those promises are: No. 1: Respect a patient’s wants and needs Your… Read more »

First-Aid and Treatment Methods for a Cracked Tooth

Your tooth enamel gets its durability from microscopic mineral structures that interlace with each other to form a matrix that is stronger than bone. There are, however, some extreme cases when a hard blow to the mouth can carry enough force to shatter or crack a tooth. The severity of the crack will determine the… Read more »

What You Should Know About Mouthwash

Do you know what you would do if you found yourself with bad breath? Similarly, do you ever wonder if there’s anything you can do to keep your teeth healthier? Fortunately, there are a number of things you can consider. For example, using breath mints might mask bad breath, but it won’t do anything to… Read more »

Porcelain Dental Veneers Are a Popular Way to Give You a More Appealing Smile

As time goes on, teeth can develop deep stains. If this is compounded by chips and visible fillings, you might be interested in ways to have a more appealing smile. One of the more popular and effective cosmetic dentistry applications is to have porcelain dental veneers installed onto your smile. These are custom shaped and… Read more »

3 Ways Soda Damages your Oral Health

Half of the American population drinks a sugared drink on a daily basis. While they taste great, they’re terrible for your oral health; specifically, the damage they do to your teeth is particularly concerning. You may think that too much soda consumption leads more to obesity and type 2 diabetes than oral health problems, but… Read more »

Do You Have a Toothache? We Can Help!

As you probably know, a toothache can be a strong indicator that something is wrong with your teeth. Occasionally, your toothache could fade on its own, but usually you’ll need to visit a dentist to have the issue addressed. Still, what do you do if you have a toothache but aren’t able to visit a… Read more »