The Links Between Your Oral Health and Dental Anxiety

Are you failuring to visit your dentist as much as you should be because of fears and concerns about any oral health care procedures you may be given? Are you afraid of having your teeth worked on by another individual? If you are suffering from these issues, you could have what is known as dental… Read more »

A Review of Your Dental Cleaning in Five Steps

If you are due for a dental cleaning but feel nervous or anxious about visiting the dentist, our team is here to put your fears at rest. We offer a breakdown of what to expect during a dental cleaning in just five simple steps: 1. Dental X-Rays: When you visit our dental office, we will… Read more »

What to Do if a Dental Crown Fractures

The high-quality dental materials that make up dental crowns enable them to be extremely durable and able to support your tooth. A dental crown can become fractured in an accident and require attention from our dentist. If you have poor dental habits such as chewing on ice, biting your fingernails or using your teeth to… Read more »

Tips to Improve Your Root Canal Experience

Receiving root canal treatment is often needed to address an infection in the dental pulp and nerves of the tooth. Many patients dread root canal treatment so much that they will avoid it all together, but this increases their risk of losing teeth. If you have been told you need a root canal, but are… Read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Dental Floss

As the holiday season nears its end, exercise caution with all products you’re consuming and lifestyle choices you are making. We want you to have a wonderful time and enjoy yourself, but make sure you don’t overdo it and end up causing your teeth damage. In that same tone, remember to think about your dental… Read more »

Teach Your Smile New Tricks: Dental Damage Prevention

  On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the best, how would you rank your oral health? If your answer is anything less than 10, you need to assess every aspect of your life and how it could potentially influence your smile. The more you can do to set your life on… Read more »

The Occasional Use of Whitening Strips Might Help Maintain Your White Smile

In most cases where tooth enamel has been affected by moderate to significant dental stains, the consumer grade whitening products in the store simply prove insufficient for whitening your smile. In order to truly whiten your teeth without harming them or your gums, you will need to have Dr. perform a dental bleaching treatment. This… Read more »

The Purposes of Dental X-rays

Our dentist and dental team are committed to providing your specific dental care need to help you enjoy excellent oral health. Advances in modern dental technology have enabled us to produce high-quality dental X-rays that improve our understanding of your oral care so that we can care for your smile. The purpose of dental X-rays… Read more »

A Gentle Saltwater Rinse Can Help Clear Your Mouth After an Oral Trauma

Oral trauma can come in many forms and range in severity. Some of the more common causes include sports injuries, household falls, or a bad habit of chewing on foreign objects. Any of these things could cause harm to soft oral tissues, chipped teeth, or damage to your periodontal tissues. Some minor forms of oral… Read more »

What are Your Teeth Made Of?

Did you know that teeth contain two basic parts: the visible crown and the underlying root? The crowns of teeth support you to cut up and grind food for digestion, and the roots anchor the chompers tightly in your mouth. Every tooth in your mouth is made of several layers of oral tissue, including enamel,… Read more »