Toothaches Can Sometimes Be Caused by Failing Dental Fillings

A modest size cavity, chip, or case of dental attrition can sometimes be treated with a dental filling. This repair will replace the compromised area with an alternate dental material like gold, dental grade porcelain, composite resin, or metallic amalgam. Going forward you will need to apply concerted effort toward maintaining good oral hygiene practices…. Read more »

Toothbrush Care

Your toothbrush plays a key role in your oral health. If you do not take care of your toothbrush, your teeth will not receive the proper care they need. Thankfully, caring for your toothbrush is easy. Here are some basic guidelines to follow: – Swap out your old toothbrush for a new one out every… Read more »

Dental Hygiene That Is Absolutely Spooktacular

The Fall season usually comes with lots of candy. With trick-or-treating approaching, it’s more important than ever to have “spooktacular” dental hygiene. Great oral hygiene can help protect the teeth from the acids that the mouth produces from sugar. Dr. and our team are happy to instruct you on how to “spooktacularly” care for your… Read more »

What Types of Toothpaste Are Available?

Toothpaste has come a long way since it was first mass produced. Toothpastes today are made to meet your every dental hygiene need and they come in a variety of flavors. However, because there are so many types of toothpaste available, it can be difficult to choose the right one for you or your family…. Read more »

Why You Need to Check for Dry Mouth

When you don’t have the proper amount of spit to keep your mouth moist, you may have a disease known as dry mouth. If you don’t have the right amount of saliva, easy tasks like chewing, swallowing and talking can become hard. But what’s more, having a dehydrated mouth can raise your risk of cavities… Read more »

Dental Care and Aging

Good oral health is wonderful, but that doesn’t mean it will always last eternally. As people age, their mouths tend to fall faster and require more upkeep, jaw muscles weaken, taste buds become less receptive and the nerves in teeth shrink, making it harder to notice tooth pain or gum disease. If you’re elderly and… Read more »

Flossing Options

Cleaning in between our teeth is an important part of dental hygiene. Usually, this is done with dental floss, though other interdental cleaners may be used. Cleaning between your teeth helps remove a sticky material called plaque. Plaque contains bacteria that live on the leftover sugars and food particles in your mouth. The bacteria eat… Read more »

Smile Healthy Foods for Summer

Our oral health, just like our general health, starts with what we put inside our bodies! There are many delicious foods that will help keep your smile shining brightly through these hot summer days. Cheese: That delicious slab of cheddar cheese on top of that juicy burger may be just the ticket to great oral… Read more »

Aging and Taking Care of Your Dental Health

Avoiding oral health failure as you age commences by taking the necessary steps to ensure your teeth have the maximum chance to flourish. This includes removing any unpleasant habits from your daily life including smoking, drinking, and using drugs. Not only can they destroy your teeth and gums, but many dangerous habits can wreck your… Read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Dental Crowns

Have you ever asked yourself what you can do to enhance your dental profile? If you have any weak or damaged teeth that fail to work as they are intended, do not worry, since dental crowns can restore a tooth’s lost functions. Dental crowns are durable shells that can be customized and modified to cover… Read more »