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 might also take into account... Read more »

Why Fluoridated Water is Beneficial

Did you know that the majority of public water systems in the United States are fluoridated? It’s true! Drinking fluoridated water is beneficial because it helps fight tooth decay and prevent it in the future. Water that has been fortified with fluoride is like fortifying milk with vitamin D and breakfast cereals with folic acid… Read more »

Teeth in Space

If you’ve ever watched a sci-fi movie or TV show, you may or may not have noticed that people in outer space never seem to brush their teeth. Maybe in the 24th century, people don’t need to brush and floss, but back here in the 21st century, brushing and flossing are still important. It isn’t… Read more »

Inspirational Dentistry: Sedation Dentistry

Are you aware of the benefits that sedation dentistry can provide for your oral health care? Through the use of sedation dentistry, an individual can receive the oral health care treatments they need with minimal discomfort. Various forms of sedation can be adjusted and monitored to apply the needed levels of sedation. Here are some… Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with Early Oral and Throat Cancer Detection

One of the most important things you can do to take care of your teeth and gums is to regularly check for any signs or symptoms of oral or throat cancer. Because oral and throat cancer can strike at any time and often requires early detection for effective treatment, the sooner you begin setting forth… Read more »

Clean Between Your Teeth With Dental Floss

Plaque can reside below the gumline and between your teeth where the bristles of your toothbrush can’t reach. That is why flossing is so crucial to keeping your teeth healthy and your smile happy. Our dentist, Dr. with in , , encourages you to brush and floss regularly and is happy to help you understand… Read more »

Can You Prevent Dental Emergencies?

If you want to prevent dental emergencies, then our dentist, Dr. , will be happy to give you the tips you need. It’s important to remember that dental emergencies can still happen no matter how well you care for your smile. But, the tips our dentist can give you can help you reduce your chances… Read more »

Relieving Pain From Canker Sores

Are you suffering from canker sores? If so, you’re not alone. Many people are inconvenienced by canker sores. Unfortunately, there isn’t a treatment available that can eliminate the sores, but they should go away within one to two weeks. The good news is that there are things you can do to relieve the pain, and… Read more »

Tips to Help You Take Care of Your Partial Denture

A like Dr. will often recommend a partial denture to help replace multiple missing teeth. This removable abbreviated version of a complete denture will closely mimic your original teeth and underlying gums. Even though the dental appliance will not be susceptible to tooth decay, it will still need some basic oral hygiene measures. This will… Read more »

How Does My Body Fight Cavities?

Cavities are holes in the outer layer of your tooth, called enamel. In order to understand how your body defends against cavities, you need to know how cavities start in the first place. Long story short, these holes form primarily due to acid erosion. There are bacteria that live in your mouth. They coalesce to… Read more »