Quality Oral Hygiene Products Are Critical for Maintaining an Effective Oral Hygiene Regimen

The American Dental Association advocates a daily oral hygiene regimen that includes brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing each evening. This will remove food particles and bacterial plaque before they have a chance to harden into tartar, encourage gum disease, or foster tooth decay. While your techniques are certainly important, using only high-quality… Read more »

Have Your Brushing Skills Improved as of Late?

Have your brushing skills improved as of late? As a habit that you should be practicing at least twice daily, would you say that you are doing an astonishing job brushing your teeth? Although many people take additional care to brush their teeth effectively, they fail to remember to take care of their brush as… Read more »

The Hard, Plastic, Temporary Crown is Meant to Protect the Abutment

Dental crown restorations commonly require two separate appointments. During the first session, Dr. will remove all of the tooth enamel, leaving behind a dentin pillar that is called an abutment. A temporary crown that is made from hard plastic will then be secured over it to protect it while our off-site dental lab technician prepares… Read more »

A Cosmetic Dental Restoration Might Call for a Porcelain Crown

A discolored or otherwise unappealing tooth in your smile can have a significant impact on your self-esteem. If you have several teeth with cosmetic imperfections, Dr. might recommend dental veneers. For a single tooth in need of restoration, might recommend a porcelain dental crown. This will replicate the tooth enamel layer with a special dental… Read more »

Periodontal Disease and You

Periodontal disease, the medical term for gum disease, is usually contracted when hard tartar is allowed to form on the gum line. Its spread is accelerated by tobacco use and some medical conditions and an estimated 47% of people over 30 are affected by periodontal disease. The early stages of this disease have no painful… Read more »

Enjoy the Difference Dental Implants Can Provide

Are you taking care of your teeth and gums even if some of your teeth are rotted or missing? Even if you have left your mouth fall into disrepair, it can be salvaged with dental procedures including dental implants to restore your smile. Enjoy the difference dental implants can provide. Here are some advantages: What… Read more »

What Does a Root Canal Mean for You?

What do you think of when you hear the term root canal? Root canals are a common solution for an infected or inflamed tooth which is causing a painful toothache. Unfortunately, it is also not uncommon for people to react with nervousness when they hear that a root canal may be in order. But we… Read more »

Sweet Tips to Avoid Not-So-Sweet Treats

With Valentine’s Day close at hand, let us take this opportunity to remind ourselves once again to practice moderation in all that we do. Our teeth and gums are fairly precious and can easily be damaged by a single accident or over time from long-term abuse and improper oral hygiene. Don’t let cavities or worse… Read more »

The Basics of Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is a condition that is also known as xerostomia and it involves the inadequate production of saliva. This could be considered as a symptom of a medical disorder or a simple side effect of many different types of medications, like decongestants, painkillers, diuretics, and antihistamines. Having a dry mouth is more serious than… Read more »

What to Look for in Your Child’s Toothpaste

Oral hygiene is just as important for children as it is for adults, which is why it is extremely important to get your child the best kind of toothpaste that will properly and effectively clean their smile. To help you pick the best paste, our dental team recommends looking for: One that contains fluoride Fluoride… Read more »