Oral Health Advantages: Root Canal Therapy

Have you ever had a root canal therapy before? Root canal therapies are designed to remove pulp that has become inflamed or disease. Only through the removal of the diseased pulp can a tooth have a chance to thrive once again. Once the pulp is removed, the tooth will be cleaned and sealed for future… Read more »

Regain Your Smile’s Strength and Bite Force With a Dental Implant

Whether you lose one or several teeth, the gaps that form affect both its appearance and quality. Open gaps invite dental problems such as periodontal disease, tooth decay, and teeth that drift out of place. Unlike other tooth replacement options, dental implants can help your smile regain its original strength and bite force. One of… Read more »

Toothbrush Cleaning Tips

Do you have the urge to clean your toothbrush? If so, you’re not alone. Many people think that because our mouths and bathrooms are covered in bacteria, the toothbrush needs to be sanitized. Now, little did you know, this is not the case. According to the American Dental Association, sanitizing your toothbrush is unnecessary because… Read more »

Don’t Let These Conditions Cause Your Smile to Suffer

Bad breath can be caused by a variety of conditions in your mouth. Today we are going to look at three of them, specifically the effect that dry mouth, oral infections, and tobacco use have on your breath. Unfortunately, bad breath can lower your self-esteem and make you feel embarrassed when you are in social… Read more »

The Virtues of Tongue Scrapers

Have you ever heard of a tongue scraper? If not, you’re in luck, because you’re about to find out a fantastic way to increase your oral health. Tongue scrapers are a funny looking tool composed of a handle and a triangular shaped blade which is designed to scrape bacteria and food particles off of your… Read more »

Does Your Smile Need a Sinus Lift?

When you have a dental implant, there are times when you might need a surgical dental procedure called a sinus lift, also known as a sinus augmentation. During the last 15 years, sinus lifts have actually become quite common as more and more people turn to dental implants to restore lost teeth. At the dental… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Oral Health When You Have Diabetes

Taking care of your oral health is vital for a healthy smile, and even more so if you are struggling with a disease which can impact your mouth, such as diabetes. As you manage your diabetes effectively, you will want to take extra care of your teeth and gums to protect your overall health. Today,… Read more »

Turn off Bad Bacteria with Fluoride Treatments

Do you feel like your oral health care is not as effective as it could be? Fortunately, there are plenty of treatments available to increase your intake of fluoride should you feel the need to up your intake in hopes of better oral health care. Turn off bad bacteria with fluoride treatments. Here are some… Read more »

The Basics of Dental Cleanings and Exams

Do you understand the importance of having a dental cleaning and exam every six months? If not, you are not alone. Thousands of people don’t understand the importance of having a dental exam regularly and end up with painful and costly treatments needed to restore oral health. That is why our team here , ,… Read more »

A Second Cavity on a Repaired Tooth Might Need a Crown

A filling is typically used at our dental office to repair a small cavity or chip on a tooth. This leaves the rest of the healthy tooth enamel intact. Should a new cavity form on that tooth, there might not be enough viable tooth enamel remaining to apply yet another filling. To properly treat a… Read more »