Cleaning Your Dentures

Dentures are an inexpensive and relatively quick way to replace missing teeth. You may think that because your dentures are not your natural teeth, your days of brushing have come to an end. But, that is not the case. Food debris and bacteria will build upon your dentures throughout the day. Food particles can build… Read more »

A Dentist Can Bleach Your Teeth to Remove Significant Dental Stains

Dental stains can range in their depth, color, and severity depending on their primary source, the characteristics of your teeth, and how long the tooth enamel has been affected. You might be tempted to try the whitening products sold in stores. However, you’ll likely find that they lack the potency to improve significant dental stains…. Read more »

A Tooth Damaged by Bruxism Might Need to Be Treated with a Large Dental Filling or Dental Crown

Without treatment or remediation chronic stress can cause you to unconsciously grind your teeth and clench your jaw while sleeping. This condition, which is known as bruxism, can pose a significant threat to your teeth. The excessive force applied to the biting surfaces can cause significant chips and dental fractures. The damaged teeth can become… Read more »

An Amalgam or Composite Resin Material Might Be Used for a Dental Filling

Your daily oral hygiene routine is designed to remove bacterial matter from your mouth to help reduce your chances of suffering cavities and periodontal health problems. If you take a relaxed stance toward brushing and flossing it can cause a cavity to form on one of your teeth. This often starts out as a small… Read more »

What to Expect When We’re Extracting

If a tooth has been damaged to the point that it is no longer viable, it will have to be extracted, and replacement options discussed later. Extraction may be necessary because the tooth is decayed beyond repair, has been damaged by an accident or other trauma, or because the tooth is crowding other teeth in… Read more »

Tips on How to Prevent Oral Injury

Oral injuries are common, unfortunately. They often occur when babies are learning to walk, kids are trying dangerous tricks, and people are playing sports. In fact, the leading cause of dental injuries is playing high-contact sports without wearing a mouthguard. Fortunately, there are things you can do to prevent oral injury, and Dr. is happy… Read more »

Get Informed About Oral Cancer and the Risks

Getting your biannual oral screening is vital against the fight against any signs of oral cancer. Here at , we want to make sure you receive the right examinations to prevent oral cancer in the mouth, neck, or throat. Dr. and professional associates want to work with you to fight against this common cancer. The… Read more »

A Missing Crown Demands a Dentist’s Attention

Dr. typically cements a dental crown onto its anchoring abutment with a strong dental adhesive. This is meant to give it the strength to handle biting and chewing. Unfortunately, there are times when poor oral hygiene or a blow to the face can manage to weaken the dental crown’s connection to the tooth. This might… Read more »

A Chip on a Critical Surface of a Tooth Might Be Repaired with a Crown

There are several things that can chip tooth enamel. This could come from an unprotected blow to the face during sports, improving your teeth in place of appropriate tools, or a bad habit of chewing on stray desktop items. People who grind their teeth during sleep are also at increased risk of suffering chipped enamel… Read more »

With Early Detection a Small Area of Tooth Decay Can Be Repaired by a Filling

Your regular dental checkup at ’s , clinic is designed to find any signs of gum disease or tooth decay. Unfortunately, it is still possible for a cavity to form on one of your teeth in between dental exams. When this happens, you might feel a change in texture, color, or heightened sensitivity. If you… Read more »