A Tooth’s Shape Might Be Altered by a Dental Crown Restoration

Genetics and other factors can sometimes cause a misshapen permanent tooth to emerge from the gums. This can be physically unappealing and could eventually lead to increased risk of suffering a dental fracture or chronic problems with lost tooth enamel. If you or your child has a misshapen permanent tooth, you should consider scheduling an… Read more »

Bad Breath Sources and Solutions

Halitosis may not be harmful to anyone but the unlucky person who has to smell it, but it could be a sign of unhealthy habits that need changing. Bad breath is an unfortunate oral issue that can be awkward to address. This may be why grocery, drug and convenience stores fill their counter space with… Read more »

The Ways a Dental Exam Can Benefit You

Your dentist, Dr. , recommends visiting our office every six months so you can receive a dental cleaning and exam. Today, our dental team would like to help you understand why your dental examinations are a vital part of your dental checkup appointments. Dental exams can benefit you in many ways. In fact, they can:… Read more »

Getting Up in Your Dental Grill

Having straight, white, healthy teeth enhances your appearance. They don’t really need to be decorated to make you look good. But we’ve all seen celebrities and artists who like to wear dental grills. Dental grills or “fronts” are simply decorative, sometimes bejeweled, covers for the teeth. Usually made of silver, gold, or other precious metals… Read more »

Signs That Dry Mouth Is Affecting Your Smile

When the salivary glands produce insufficient saliva, this is known as dry mouth and can lead to negative side effects. Our dentist and team are committed to helping you address signs of dry mouth, and we encourage you to know the symptoms of this condition. Also known as dry mouth syndrome or xerostomia, dry mouth… Read more »

Increase Your Dental Knowledge on Halitosis Prevention

  Taking care of your smile often requires understanding the causes of bad breath. If you are suffering from bad breath, it is important to understand that could be causing the oral hygiene problems or even deep issues within your body. Whether you are eating smiley foods or suffering from deep oral health ailments, it… Read more »

Dental Work and Pregnancy

Were you aware that the first trimester of pregnancy is when children are most at risk? This has caused a number of women to forego oral cleanings during their first trimester, but the truth is that dental work does no harm to children during this phase of their growth; there have been no studies or… Read more »

What Types of Mouthwash Are Available?

If you’re interested in adding rinsing with mouthwash to your oral hygiene routine, then you most likely have questions about which type of mouthwash to use. Fortunately, there are many different types of mouthwash that can help with different things. Our dentist, Dr. , would like to tell you all about them so you can… Read more »

Topical Oral Anesthetic Can Help Reduce Pain After an Oral Trauma

Household accidents, sports injuries, slips, and falls can sometimes traumatize soft oral tissues and teeth. More significant oral trauma often requires quality first-aid while assessing the need for emergency treatment. Rinsing your mouth with some lukewarm saltwater can help clear away any excess blood and oral debris. This can also help to soothe wounded soft… Read more »

How to Tell if Your Child Needs to Wear a Mouthguard

You want your child to have a strong, successful, and healthy smile, right? Well, in addition to helping them keep up on oral hygiene and visit their dentist, Dr. , regularly, you can also encourage them to wear a mouthguard. This appliance can protect their smile and prevent dental injuries. However, there are only certain… Read more »