Fillings Are Commonly Used to Repair Small Areas of Tooth Decay

Poor oral hygiene promotes the natural bacteria in your mouth. This can affect your oral health in a myriad of ways. Tooth decay is one of the more serious complications of poor oral hygiene. This occurs when the bacteria work to exploit a weakened or textured area of tooth enamel, compromising the health and function… Read more »

For the Holidays, Be Thankful for Your Smile

The holidays are right around the corner, but it’s not too late to get your oral health care habits back on track and onto the path of success for a healthy and happy holidays. The first step in your dental care begins with basic tooth brushing and flossing techniques. Plaque buildup can damage your teeth,… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Be Used to Fully Restore a Tooth Lost to Decay

A tooth suffering from untreated tooth decay can pose significant problems for the health and function of your mouth. If it’s not addressed in a timely manner, the decay could spread, resulting in the total loss of the tooth. In a situation like this, Dr. [doctor_ name] might need to extract the remnants of the… Read more »

First Aid and Treatment Information for a Fractured Tooth

While tooth enamel is very hard, there are still things that can cause chips and fractures. While some fractures are caused by something as obvious as a blow to the face or a hard fall, there can also be other mundane causes. It’s not uncommon for a fracture or large chip to occur on a… Read more »

Tips for Safely Removing a Piece of Food Stuck Between Your Teeth

It’s relatively common to be tucking into a meal or snack only to have a piece of food stuck between your teeth. Sometimes it frees itself by playing it with your tongue or swishing your mouth with your beverage. Sometimes a piece of food gets stubbornly stuck between your teeth, causing pressure and discomfort. When… Read more »

Repairing Teeth With Crowns

While your tooth enamel is one of the world’s hardest biological substances, it can still be damaged by things like a fall, blow to the face or bad habits like chewing on pens and pencils. This is even more likely if you participate in contact sports without the benefit of a quality mouth guards. Should… Read more »

Insights on Common Filling Materials

If detected and treated early, most small to medium size cavities can be repaired by Dr. applying a basic filling. There are several factors that contribute to the material recommends for the filling. The primary purpose of the tooth, the size of the cavity and its relationship to your smile are all factored into the… Read more »

Bad Dental Habits You Should Know About

We humans are creatures of habit. And while some habits, like brushing your teeth twice a day, are extremely beneficial, others are less so. There are some things that people do every day that can cause serious damage to their smile. Here are some quick suggestions of habits to avoid in order to have the… Read more »

Your Teeth: The Types and Structure

Can you name every type of tooth in your mouth? Do you know how many of each tooth you have or what your teeth do? Generally, every mouth has four types of teeth: incisors, canines, premolars, and molars. Children typically have twenty primary teeth while adults usually have thirty-two. As you probably know, each type… Read more »

Do You Know These Brushing Tips?

Has anyone ever told you that you should brush and floss every day? Has anyone ever heard when you should brush and floss—or even if you should brush or floss first? Similarly, do you ever wonder how long you should brush or how many times a day? Today, our team at will be addressing these… Read more »