The Oral Hygiene Products You Use Can Impact the Effectiveness of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice each day and flossing at least once to clean away food particles and bacterial plaque from your teeth and gumline. At the same time, the quality of the oral hygiene products you use is also critical. Some oral hygiene products sold in stores only have cosmetic… Read more »

Make Sure to Stock Your First Aid Kits With Essential Oral Care Items

There are several things that can damage teeth and traumatize soft oral tissues. A blow to the mouth during sports or unaddressed bad oral habits are just two of the more common causes of oral trauma. Stocking some simple oral care items in all your first aid kits can help you be prepared to administer… Read more »

What is Root Scaling and Planing?

A common problem we see all too often at is that of gum disease. Gum disease is the inflammation of the gum tissue, which could cause harm to your teeth and even the bones that support them. One of the biggest causes of gum diseases is the buildup of plaque on your teeth. Even though… Read more »

A Small Dental Fracture Might Be Repaired with a Standard Filling

Small dental fractures are often the result of mundane activities. This could include a bad habit of nibbling on pens and pencils, improvising your teeth as tools, or playing sports without a required mouth guard. Grinding your teeth at night without the protection of a dental guard can also put you at increased risk for… Read more »

Common Questions About Tooth Restoration Therapy

Do you have any teeth that have been damaged? Do you have any unsightly stains or tooth discolorations? Are any of your teeth out of alignment? If so, you may be in need of a tooth restoration therapy. Listed below are common questions about tooth restoration therapy: Which of the following is not a form… Read more »

Tooth Abscesses: What You Should Know

You are probably aware that an infection can be a pretty serious problem. In fact, you may know that your body can typically fight off infections, but had you heard that you’ll need professional help to deal with an infection that is inside your tooth? Similarly, you may need to visit our dental team if… Read more »

A Chipped or Otherwise Damaged Bridge Needs Attention

At our office, your dentist, Dr. , designs dental bridges out of materials that are durable enough to handle chewing common foods. However, there are still rare occasions when an oral accident can cause a chip or can otherwise damage a bridge. This is even more likely to happen if you have a bad habit… Read more »

Teeth Whitening for Sensitive Teeth

Are you unhappy with the color of your teeth? Are you interested in teeth whitening but worried about the treatment because you have sensitive teeth? If so, there are a few things you can do to protect your pearly whites while avoiding painful or uncomfortable side effects. If you’re interested in whitening your teeth, you… Read more »

Do you need Fluoride?

When you think about different things you can add to your diet or oral health routine to help prevent cavities and improve the health of your mouth, you probably don’t think about using fluoride. However, and the rest of our team here at in , , highly recommends the use of fluoride in your oral… Read more »

Improve Your Flossing Technique

Flossing is an important mainstay in the repertoire of excellent oral hygiene, and yet the one that seems to be overlooked the most. Brushing our teeth alone is not enough to remove all the food particles and residue that can get left behind and turn into plaque. With flossing, we can reach the spaces that… Read more »