Dental Caps for Kids

A dental crown is a custom-made covering that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. A dental crown, which is also called a cap, will cover the visible part of the tooth down to the gums when it is cemented in place. Dental crowns are generally recommended for the… Read more »

Keep Your Teeth Strong as You Age

You probably know that you should care for your smile to avoid problems like tooth decay, gum disease, and even bad breath, but did you know that caring for your smile now can ensure a better future? You’ve probably heard that teeth weaken as you age, but did you know they aren’t meant to? In… Read more »

Is a Dental Bridge Right for You?

Do you have any missing teeth? If so, do you wonder what restoration could be best for your smile? If you are missing a few consecutive teeth, a dental bridge or dentures could be the best option for you. Do you know what the difference between these two restoration options are? One significant difference is… Read more »

What is an Endodontic Procedure

Endodontic therapy, more commonly known as a root canal, is a procedure designed to address a tooth with an infected root. Symptoms of a tooth in need of a root canal includes a tooth with a large area of decay, a lost filling. It might be accompanied by a pain in the tooth or deep… Read more »

What if I Don’t Floss Well?

You’ve probably heard that you should floss every day, but are you convinced? Do you know what could happen if you don’t floss well? Or do you floss regularly but worry about your technique? Today, our team is happy to discuss the importance—and technique—of flossing. Why Bother Flossing? Do you ever wonder if you really… Read more »

Learning More About the Bacteria in Your Mouth

When you think of bacteria in your mouth do you immediately start to think about what you can do to solve the problem? Or are you surprised to hear that you could have bacteria in your mouth because you brush and floss every day? In reality, no matter what you do you can never completely… Read more »

Tooth Replacement Options: Improving Your Smile With Partial Dentures

To help you finally replace your missing teeth, our team happily offers partial dentures! Partial dentures are a great option for those who have consecutive missing teeth and for those who wish to complete their smile with a functional yet removable product. A partial denture gives you the smile you need and the freedom you… Read more »

What Makes a Good Child’s Toothpaste?

Did you know that you should start taking care of your child’s oral heath even before their first tooth comes in? That includes brushing their teeth. But with all of the toothpaste options available for your child, how do you make the best choice? When you visit the store for toothpaste, you may be looking… Read more »

Invisalign® and You

If you are shy about flashing your smile because of the appearance of your teeth, you may be able to turn to orthodontia to straighten your teeth and correct bite problems. You can choose between traditional braces or a relatively young system called Invisalign. There are differences between the two treatment options that you may… Read more »

Root Canals: Myths Debunked

When a patient has a severe toothache or swollen gums, their dentist may recommend a root canal. This can be worrisome, but there is no need to fear. There are many misconceptions about root canal therapy. Myth #1: Root canal treatment is painful. Truth: Root canal treatment relieves pain. It does not cause it. This… Read more »