Daily Bad Habits Increase Your Chances of Suffering a Chipped or Fractured Tooth

The tooth enamel layer on each of your teeth is incredibly hard. This serves the dual purpose of giving your teeth the durability to handle years of chewing and grinding, while also preventing bacterial tooth decay from compromising the soft internal structures of the tooth. It’s also worth noting that there are some minor bad… Read more »

Fundamental Dental Care in Old Age

Good health is precious, but that doesn’t mean that it will last continually. As people age, their mouths tend to decay faster and require additional maintenance, especially when mouth muscles atrophy, taste buds become less sensitive and the tooth nerves shrink, making it more difficult to notice tooth pain or gum disease. If you’ve reached… Read more »

Oral Cancer: The Facts

Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, is a head and neck cancer found mostly in people aged 40-60, though it can strike at any age. Warning signs of oral cancer may include lumps, bumps or knobs of tissue in the mouth, mouth sores that don’t get better, and loose teeth. Every checkin with our… Read more »

A Tooth Missing a Dental Crown Needs Timely Dental Care

A strong dental adhesive is typically used to bond a dental crown onto its anchoring abutment. While this bond is meant to last for many years, it can still be affected by poor oral hygiene habits or oral trauma. In an extreme case, a dental crown might come loose, or fall out. Sometimes a significant… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Teen’s Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom tooth surgeries can be quite the extensive treatment. In fact, it can result in a long recovery time. So, it’s important to not take this treatment lightly. If your teen is about to undergo this treatment, it’s important to do all you can to prepare. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Mouthwash for You

Do you feel overwhelmed when you stare at the mouthwash aisle at the store? If so, our dentist, Dr. , and dental team understand. There are a variety of options to choose from, so how do you know which mouthwash is best for your smile? Well, we are happy to help you by giving you… Read more »

Tips on How to Choose a Safe and Effective Toothbrush

Is your toothbrush worn down and frayed? If so, it’s time to get a new one. Before you select your next brush, it’s important to make sure it has the necessary characteristics. To help you identify those characteristics, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to give you the tips you need. The first characteristic to… Read more »

Using an Onlay to Repair Tooth Decay

At first glance, a tooth seems to be a relatively simple thing. However, a closer look at a tooth will reveal that it is actually a system, with several parts that need to work together for the tooth to function. One of the parts with which you are probably familiar is the cusp of the… Read more »

Travel Tips for Oral Hygiene

Vacation time is here and you are ready to go. But are your teeth? Remember these tips to keep your teeth safe and sound while traveling. In Case of Emergency: It is a great idea to keep your dentist’s office information in your cell phone, or to keep a business card in your wallet. More… Read more »

What Is Bruxism?

Have you ever been told that you snore or grind your teeth loudly while you sleep? If so, you may be heavily grinding your teeth due to bruxism. The symptoms you display when you wake up could also be an indicator. Bruxism is an oral health disorder associated with the grinding and clenching of your… Read more »